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Pass data from TWS to AB using IB's API

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Feeding OHLC VOL OI quotes (both realtime and backfill) to AmiBroker is pretty straightforward as mentioned in How to use AmiBroker with Interactive Brokers TWS.

However, I am interested to pass other datapoints from TWS to an AmiBroker array. For instance, I wonder, would it be possible to inject IV% from TWS to an user-defined Array in AB using IB's OpenSource API both real-time and historical. I was going through the below mentioned articles and my curiosity has increased tremendously.
1) For realtime
2) For backfilling
3) AB's ADK Guide

I am a total noob when it comes to DLLs, APIs. My C/C++ knowledge is limited to High School programming basics only. Could you kindly give me some advice or refer some books, that will guide on how I could let TWS and AB shake hands with each other.
 

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