I have recently moved from developing in Tradestation to Multicharts. I am still trading through Tradestation but I have moved my development to Multicharts. Why?
Because simply Tradestation won’t update their software. It is built on a very antiquated 32 bit architecture that cannot use the 64 BIT multi-core benefits of modern PC’s. Multicharts is multi-core, 64 BIT, and uses an almost identical scripting language called Powerlanguage. Plus, they have updated the charts and other functionality.
I highly recommend it for serious developers. Do you know a serious backtesting platform for 2021 that can do something the others cannot? Let me know.
The author is passionate about markets. He has developed top ranked futures strategies. His core focus is (1) applying machine learning and developing systematic strategies, and (2) solving the toughest problems of discretionary trading by applying quantitative tools, machine learning, and performance discipline. You can contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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