The IvyRoot API allows you to perform many of the operations on the web site and is critical for performing some of the operations that you cannot do directly with the UI. Getting data into IvyRoot is easily done via the API either directly or via a tool that invokes the API.
In this section we'll take you step by step through the basics of manipulating the API. In particular covering how measures are handled. You can jump around the sections as you wish or you can follow them through in sequence.
The following sample PHP code demonstrates querying the IvyRoot API and generating a Google charts sparkline from the data. Not ...
The API Reference manual for IvyRoot detailing the URL's, methods and responses.
Using the API directly is primarily aimed at users who wish to create and consume their own data feeds directly. You should already be familiar with accessing HTTP APIs and reading JSON responses.
For users keen to get started without reading another word of documentation then you can “in general” access the API by inserting /api/ at the front of the URL.
So a really quick start would be to go to http://api.ivyroot.com/api/measures with your browser.