KuCoin is a popular crypto-to-crypto exchange. The exchange was launched late in 2017 and the development of the exchange was funded via an ICO. In regards to the API, there is unofficial documentation covering the API on GitHub by sammchardy. There is official documentation on the website. The API can be used by users who want to create exchange services and applications. It can also be used by traders when programming trading algorithms and bots. For users who building trading applications, they can program the applications to put in certain orders when certain parameters are met.
Users who want to create an API need to create an API key in their account. There is a wide range of functions in the API documentation which enables users of the API to conduct auto-trading and auto-tracking.
Users have voiced concerns online about funds being locked when using the KuCoin API for trading applications. Users have also voiced concerns over support for the API. The timeframe to gain support is long and tickers have to be opened with the support team. Users have also noted tickets closing by team members before issues are resolved. Binance exchange has a Telegram group to support users of their API. KuCoin lacks this kind of support.
- A wide range of functions in the API
- Official documentation on the website explains the API and unofficial documentation on GitHub explaining
- Users have voiced concerns over funds being locked
- No Telegram support
- Tickets closing before issues are resolved