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REST Client Library API

The Ably REST client libraries provide a convenient and simple API to interact directly with the Ably REST API. All official client libraries provide a consistent API across every language, offering publish and historical message retrieval, basic and token authentication, automatic handling of changing network conditions, optional symmetric encryption and access to channel, presence and metrics history.

The Ably REST client library is available in most popular languages and platforms including including Javascript browser library, Java, .NET, Node.js, iOS, Python, Ruby, PHP, Go and more…

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The REST Client Library documentation API is broken down as follows:


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