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Old December 10th, 2012, 05:12 PM   #491 (permalink)
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Mike, since October 5, the rss feed hasn't updated any more (originally located @ https://futures.io/external.php?type=RSS2). Would it be possible to fix this?

Post # 458 in this very thread answers your question

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Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
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Old December 12th, 2012, 03:06 PM   #492 (permalink)
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I know server has been a little slow lately... especially mid day, like just now. During the worst of times, like 2:00pm Eastern each day, server does some stuff which makes things even worse, and can cause the entire site to be unresponsive for a couple minutes.

I'm working on building two new replacement servers, each is twice as fast as what we have now. I hope to get them up in the next few weeks, and things should be back to normal and we should be able to handle growth for a while.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

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Old December 16th, 2012, 10:33 AM   #493 (permalink)
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Hi,

We are pleased to announce that Mirus Futures is now participating in our special Elite Partner offers, and is offering a $200 commission credit for new accounts.

Details here:
Special Elite Offers

Note: Big Mike Trading does not receive compensation for these referrals, we simply worked out these special deals to help our Elite Members who have chosen to support the site. Even though we believe these are great products and services, you should always do your own research before doing business with a company.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

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Old December 16th, 2012, 10:35 AM   #494 (permalink)
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I'm working on building two new replacement servers, each is twice as fast as what we have now. I hope to get them up in the next few weeks, and things should be back to normal and we should be able to handle growth for a while.

Mike

For those curious, the current futures.io (formerly BMT) server is a x3450 with 8GB and 2x500GB R1. I am replacing that with (2) each of: Xeon E3-1275V2, 32GB, 2x256GB SSD R1. I'll be splitting the load across the servers, so things should be very quick for years to come.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
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Old December 18th, 2012, 10:47 PM   #495 (permalink)
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Futures Edge on FIO

Are you a NinjaTrader user?

 
The futures.io (formerly BMT) API is now up and running.

This allows Elite Members to programatically create new posts on the forum without being logged in or using usernames/passwords, so they can do it from their trading platform for example (NinjaTrader C#, etc).

The details are here:
https://futures.io/elite-circle/24223-big-mike-trading-api-programmers.html

This was a very big effort, so I hope to see some programmers taking advantage of this by updating their code to publish trades, screenshots, etc. @vvhg is working on code to automatically include a screenshot within the post. I hope other users will also contribute code to make it easier for everyone else to use this feature.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
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Old December 20th, 2012, 01:08 AM   #496 (permalink)
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A couple of cosmetic changes across the site tonight. Unfortunately I made a mistake and one of the post buttons, the "Thanks" button, is still the old style. It will be fixed soon (waiting on graphics guy).

I have several other changes to make, please report any problems.

You can expedite the changes to your browser by issuing a Ctrl-F5 to force a refresh.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

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Old December 20th, 2012, 01:45 AM   #497 (permalink)
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While I'm waiting for the new "Thanks" button I wanted to explain a bit more in depth about some of the cosmetic changes, because it's more than that...

In addition to updating the look of some of the buttons on the site, there is a major performance gain here as well. I am now using CSS sprites for all the most popular images on the forum, so it means that when you view a thread what used to take 35 HTTP image requests now will take only 6.

This reduction of 29 calls speeds up the load speed of the page because the browser doesn't have to wait for the server to tell us the status of all those images. This can especially speed things up for users that are far from our Chicago server, where latency is higher.

So the net result is pages should load a bit quicker, but the real speed will come soon when we upgrade our server hardware as mentioned above.

Mike

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Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
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Old December 20th, 2012, 05:24 AM   #498 (permalink)
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There is a new look inside of Private Messages. Now when you are carrying on a lengthy conversation, each message block should be split out and separated making it easier to follow the conversation.

Mike

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Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

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Old December 20th, 2012, 05:30 AM   #499 (permalink)
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I have enabled Quick Reply mode.

This means there is a new button on the far right of posts

Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).


That will be useful for fast replies where you don't need to add attachments to the post. It will stay on the same page and not load a new reply page. If you decide that you do want to add attachments after you started writing your reply, you can click the 'Advanced Editor' button in the Quick Reply section to switch to the full advanced editor.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.


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Old December 20th, 2012, 05:58 AM   #500 (permalink)
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I am pleased to announce that Speedy Trading Servers has been added on our Elite Partners page. Elite Members who are interested in @sam028's server hosting can receive one free month of service when signing up for a new three month subscription.

Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).


You can access the offers page here:
https://futures.io/elite_membership/

Note: Big Mike Trading does not receive compensation for these referrals, we simply worked out these special deals to help our Elite Members who have chosen to support the site. Even though we believe these are great products and services, you should always do your own research before doing business with a company.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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