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Open Exchange Rates Connector

Version 38

 

Intro

Open Exchange Rates provides real-time exchange rates and currency conversion data. Use Domo’s Open Exchange Rates connector to find the exchange rate for a selected base currency type. To learn more about Open Exchange Rates API, visit their website (https://openexchangerates.org/documentation). Domo also includes an advanced version of this connector that lets you retrieve lists of world currencies as well as historical data. For more information, see Open Exchange Rates Advanced Connector.

Primary Use Cases

This connector returns exchange rate information.

Primary Metrics

Exchange rates for a selected world currency.

Primary Company Roles

  • Sales

  • Finance

Average Implementation Time

A matter of seconds

Ease of Use (in a 1-to-10 scale with 1 being easiest)

1

The Open Exchange Rates connector is a "Cloud App" connector, meaning it retrieves data stored in the cloud. In the Data Center, you can access the connector page for this and other Cloud App connectors by clicking Cloud App in the toolbar at the top of the window. 

You connect to Open Exchange Rates in the Data Center. This topic discusses the fields and menus that are specific to the Open Exchange Rates connector user interface. General information for adding DataSets, setting update schedules, and editing DataSet information is discussed in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.

Video - Connecting to Open Exchange Rates Advanced

 

 

Prerequisites

None. 

Connecting to Open Exchange Rates

This section enumerates the options in the Details pane in the Open Exchange Rates Connector page. The components of the other panes in this page, Scheduling and Name & Describe Your DataSet, are universal across most connector types and are discussed in greater length in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.

Details Pane

This pane contains a single menu from which you select a world currency.

Menu

Description

Currency to Use as Base Value

Select the currency you want to see exchange rates for.

Other Panes

For information about the remaining sections of the connector interface, including how to configure scheduling, retry, and update options, see Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.