BTCrate.com is a simple service which provides currency conversion between Bitcoin and other world currencies.
To use it, send a request in the form of:
Currently supported exchanges are "mtgox" and "bitomat". Currently supported conversion services are "google" and "xe".
MtGox is the default exchange (thereby making the US dollar the default basis currency), and Google is the default conversion service.
We'll ask for the value of BTC 100 in ounces of gold, using MtGox's last trade rate and XE.com's gold price:
Thus, 1,000 Bitcoins were equivalent to about 4.78 oz of gold at the time.
btcrate_com_rate will be set with the conversion rate.
Here's a simple example:
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