Front-end System Development Procedures
(for members in-house developers/ subcontractors)

1. Conclusion of Contracts

Before start developing for the Front-end Trading system, a Trading Member needs to sign legal contracts with TFX.

2. Development

(1)Release of Documents

TFX will release documents ⁄ specifications required for your system development including the following.

(2) System Design and Development

3. Test Environment Setup (Installation of TFX designated Networks etc.)

A Trading member needs to apply and install necessary infrastructure to access the test environment (for conformance testing) and the production environment.

  • Application ⁄ Installation of arrownet v2.0 network
  • Application for Use of Test Environment

4. Conformance Test

After completing systems development, conformance test will begin .

Upon successful completion of the conformance test, a notification will be sent to the Trading Member.
Before putting the developed system into operation, however, a Trading Member needs to take and pass a Market Entry Test (MET) in the Test Environment.

  • Note:
    Trading Members are able to develop their own proprietary Front-end trading system either in-house or by subcontracting (such as ISVs). Even in the latter case, a trading member will be the main party to contracts, applications, and communications with the exchange i.e. TFX will neither take inquiries from nor disclose any information to a subcontractor directly.