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Quantopian - Pretty dang cool, especially if you like Python

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 Vendor: www.traderwerks.com 
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drolles View Post
Hi, Dan.

Love your concept and very excited about start-ups like Quantopian.

The thing I didnít understand is why you went down the proprietary language route. Why didnít you guys run with a C#, Java or other implementation? The proprietary language route will really reduce your addressable market.

Cheers,

drolles

I wouldn't say it is that proprietary. They release the core as open source ( search for zipline on github ).

And python ( + pandas ) is becoming popular in certain parts.

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