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EVE 3rd-Party Developer Information

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CCP Spitfire
C C P Alliance
#1 - 2011-09-06 07:37:25 UTC  |  Edited by: CCP Eterne
This is a thread intended as a guide to further information, some of which may be scattered far and wide.

API Documentation (Unofficial but useful) (Official but hugely incomplete)

EVE Fanfest Dev Track Recordings

EVE Fanfest 2011: Dev Track 1 - Intro and IGB
EVE Fanfest 2011: Dev Track 2 - Static Data Dump
EVE Fanfest 2011: Dev Track 3 - API
EVE Fanfest 2011: Dev track 4 - I Can do Better than that!

API Libraries
PHP - ALE, Yapeal, Pheal
Ruby - Reve, EAAL
Python - eveapi Python Module, Eveapwhy package, EVELink
Java - EveApi, JEve
Common Lisp - Common Lisp API Package
Perl - WebService::EveOnline
.NET - libeveapi, EveAI, Eve Toolbox

Equations and Calculation

The Equations page on the EVE-Dev Wiki

Static Database Dump
Incursion 1.1.1 Static Database

You may also want to investigate the official CCP page with icons if you need the icon files. This page also contains a raw 'dump' (actually a backup file) for MSSQL.
(Old Dumps)
Incursion 1.0.0
Tyrannis 1.0.1
Tyrannis 1.0
Dominion 1.0
Apocrypha 1.5
Apocrypha 1.3
Apocrypha 1.2
Apocrypha 1.1
Apocrypha 1.0
Quantum Rise

Corporation Logo Generators - Corp logo generator, with facility for out-of-alliance corporations to generate their logo for sites to use (limited API) - Corp logo generator

Forum Integration Tools
ESAM - Simple Machines Forum API integration (Google Code site)
phpBB 3.x API Integration

Other Resources

The EVE-Dev Wiki Homepage
The EVE-Dev forum
Corporation and Alliance Member listings


There is a thriving community of developers on both these forums, the EVE-Dev forum, and on IRC.

You can join the #eve-dev channel on using your IRC client of choice. Recommendations include Pidgin, X-Chat (windows version available at, mIRC (Trialware), and Chatzilla (firefox extension).

Special Thanks
Ix Forres for kick-starting this thread here
To everybody else who contributes to this thread!

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