Nodes
Backend API nodes to access the BitShares Blockchain.

Endpoint

BitShares Europe offers a free to use public websocket endpoint. It is located at

  • https://node.bitshares.de
  • wss://node.bitshares.eu

These nodes are loadbalanced across multiple backend machines located across Western Europe.

Limitations

Limitations are put in place to prevent abuse of the public service. These restriction will result in a 503 error and a redirect.

Plugins/APIs

The backend nodes operate the follogin plugins:

  • market_history
  • account_history
  • grouped_orders

Available APIs are:

  • database_api
  • network_broadcast_api
  • history_api
  • block_api
  • asset_api
  • orders_api

Commercial

Commercial access to load-balanced and scalable backend-nodes can be provided. Please contact us

PyBitShares

Please note that the python library uses BitShares Europe's API nodes by default.