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using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Net.Http;
using System.Net.Http.Headers;
using System.Text;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
namespace CSharpExamples
{
class WBHistorical
{
/// <summary>
/// Store the client key to be used through the program
/// </summary>
static string _clientKey = "guest:guest";
static void Main(string[] args)
{
// set the client key
Console.WriteLine("Provide a API key; otherwise, press ENTER to use the default test key...");
string k = Console.ReadLine();
if (!string.IsNullOrWhiteSpace(k))
_clientKey = k;
// Historical data for a specific indicator
Console.WriteLine("**********Get historical data for a specific indicator**********");
var getWBHistorical = GetWBHistorical(new string[] { "usa.fr.inr.rinr" }).Result;
Console.WriteLine(getWBHistorical);
Console.ReadLine();
}
/// <summary>
/// Get WB historical data for specific indicator
/// </summary>
/// <param name="series_code">series code</param>
/// <returns>A task that will be resolved in a string with the request result</returns>
public async static Task<string> GetWBHistorical(string[] series_code)
{
return await HttpRequester($"/worldBank/historical?s={string.Join(",", series_code)}");
}
/// <summary>
/// Method to make HTTP calls to TradingEconomics API
/// </summary>
/// <param name="url">The URL to fetch</param>
/// <param name="baseURL">The base path, the default is 'https://api.tradingeconomics.com/'</param>
/// <returns>A task tha will be resolved in a string with the content of the response</returns>
public async static Task<string> HttpRequester(string url, string baseURL = "https://api.tradingeconomics.com/")
{
try
{
using (var client = new HttpClient())
{
client.BaseAddress = new Uri(baseURL);
client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Clear();
//ADD Acept Header to tell the server what data type you want
client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Accept.Add(new MediaTypeWithQualityHeaderValue("application/xml"));
//ADD Authorization
AuthenticationHeaderValue auth = new AuthenticationHeaderValue("Client", _clientKey);
client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Authorization = auth;
HttpResponseMessage response = await client.GetAsync(url);
response.EnsureSuccessStatusCode();
return await response.Content.ReadAsStringAsync();
}
}
catch (Exception e)
{
return $"Error at HttpRequester with msg: {e}";
}
}
}
}
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