Articles by: David Williams

Test Strategy #1 for cool new VTS EA-Builder feature

This is a test post to exercise a new feature in VTS.    This post, along with the video and the VTS system will be available from the new “Strategies” Tab in the VTS application. The video is a an old video that was inserted in this post to test […]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Strategies
Magic Number Parameter on fnOpenOrder (OrderSened)

MetaTrader Magic Number

MetaTrader Magic Number A magic number is used to identify a trade. When a trade is opened by an Expert Advisor, a magic number can be associated with the trade. The MQL function used to open a trade is called OrderSend.  (The OrderSend function can be difficult to configure) OrderSend […]

by October 11, 2013 3 comments EA Builders, MQL
MetaTrader init and deinit functions on main system drawing of VTS

Special MetaTrader Functions: init, deinit and start

Special MetaTrader Functions: init, deinit and start If you have ever used the MetaEditor to build an Expert Advisor, you may have noticed that the editor automatically builds 3 functions for you: init, deinit and start. This is what they mean: init: This function is called when the Expert Advisor is […]

by September 26, 2013 2 comments MQL, Using VTS
Running an Alert-Only Expert Advisor

Running an Alert-Only Expert Advisor

Running an “Alert-Only” Expert Advisor on your MetaTrader Platform There are several ways to build and run an Alert-Only Expert Advisor on your MetaTrader platform. An Alert-Only Expert Advisor is an EA that does not open or close trades when a trade signal is detected, but instead generates an alert. […]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments MQL, Using VTS
The iExpertAdvisor ADVANTANGE Club

The iExpertAdvisor ADVANTANGE Club

The iExpertAdvisor ADVANTAGE Club offers constant access to the latest, unique and powerful MetaTrader algorithmic trading solutions offered by iExpertAdvisor. You can learn more here: http://www.iexpertadvisor.com/vts-iexpertadvisor-advantage-club.asp   iExpertAdvisor – MetaTrader Expert Advisor Builders

by September 1, 2013 0 comments EA Builders