futures.io new framework - Feedback and Announcements | futures io social day trading
futures io futures trading


futures.io new framework
Updated: Views / Replies:44,735 / 798
Created: by Big Mike Attachments:76

Welcome to futures io.

(If you already have an account, login at the top of the page)

futures io is the largest futures trading community on the planet, with over 90,000 members. At futures io, our goal has always been and always will be to create a friendly, positive, forward-thinking community where members can openly share and discuss everything the world of trading has to offer. The community is one of the friendliest you will find on any subject, with members going out of their way to help others. Some of the primary differences between futures io and other trading sites revolve around the standards of our community. Those standards include a code of conduct for our members, as well as extremely high standards that govern which partners we do business with, and which products or services we recommend to our members.

At futures io, our focus is on quality education. No hype, gimmicks, or secret sauce. The truth is: trading is hard. To succeed, you need to surround yourself with the right support system, educational content, and trading mentors Ė all of which you can find on futures io, utilizing our social trading environment.

With futures io, you can find honest trading reviews on brokers, trading rooms, indicator packages, trading strategies, and much more. Our trading review process is highly moderated to ensure that only genuine users are allowed, so you donít need to worry about fake reviews.

We are fundamentally different than most other trading sites:
  • We are here to help. Just let us know what you need.
  • We work extremely hard to keep things positive in our community.
  • We do not tolerate rude behavior, trolling, or vendors advertising in posts.
  • We firmly believe in and encourage sharing. The holy grail is within you, we can help you find it.
  • We expect our members to participate and become a part of the community. Help yourself by helping others.

You'll need to register in order to view the content of the threads and start contributing to our community.  It's free and simple.

-- Big Mike, Site Administrator

Reply
 76  
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 

futures.io new framework

  #31 (permalink)
Elite Member
Portland, OR
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninjatrader
Favorite Futures: CL
 
Posts: 82 since May 2013
Thanks: 17 given, 49 received


Big Mike View Post
A new theme/visual style will be part of the new deployment. Anyone can feel free to post or send me mock-ups of anything they wish that shows something they think is better.

Mike

Any idea what direction you want to take it thematically? Are you going for the same 'feel'? Same color scheme?

I'll work on a few samples.

Reply With Quote
 
  #32 (permalink)
Site Administrator
Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
Big Mike's Avatar
 
Posts: 46,010 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,168 given, 82,186 received


spiderbyte87 View Post
Any idea what direction you want to take it thematically? Are you going for the same 'feel'? Same color scheme?

I'll work on a few samples.

Basically just a more modern version of what we have, less bubbles more hard edges, similar colors.

People don't like change, so phase 1 of the forum software change will need to try to be highly similar to the current site.

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.

Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to Big Mike for this post:
 
  #33 (permalink)
Elite Member
Lehrte, Germany
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: PTP / Rithmic
Favorite Futures: NQ
 
Daytrader999's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,161 since Sep 2011
Thanks: 1,137 given, 1,564 received



Big Mike View Post
People don't like change, so phase 1 of the forum software change will need to try to be highly similar to the current site.

Mike

I appreciate that, but I'm sure that even the older people (like me ) on futures.io (formerly BMT) are still able to adapt some changes in color and / or style...

"If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much." - Jim Rohn
Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to Daytrader999 for this post:
 
  #34 (permalink)
Site Administrator
Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
Big Mike's Avatar
 
Posts: 46,010 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,168 given, 82,186 received


Daytrader999 View Post
I appreciate that, but I'm sure that even the older people (like me ) on futures.io (formerly BMT) are still able to adapt some changes in color and / or style...

I want to give the site a facelift, I am just saying it needs to be done incrementally and not all at once because the switch from vB to IPS is already a big enough change. So I will try to maintain similar functionality and appearance in that first theme, and then once we are solidly on IPS we will roll out other changes.

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.

Reply With Quote
The following 4 users say Thank You to Big Mike for this post:
 
  #35 (permalink)
Elite Member
Lehrte, Germany
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: PTP / Rithmic
Favorite Futures: NQ
 
Daytrader999's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,161 since Sep 2011
Thanks: 1,137 given, 1,564 received


Big Mike View Post
I want to give the site a facelift, I am just saying it needs to be done incrementally and not all at once because the switch from vB to IPS is already a big enough change. So I will try to maintain similar functionality and appearance in that first theme, and then once we are solidly on IPS we will roll out other changes.

Mike

Thanks Mike, I think I already got it...

"If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much." - Jim Rohn
Reply With Quote
 
  #36 (permalink)
Elite Member
Portland, OR
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninjatrader
Favorite Futures: CL
 
Posts: 82 since May 2013
Thanks: 17 given, 49 received

This is something I finished before I read the "less bubbles and more hard edges" post.. Anyway it's just a sample not a finished product so no worries.. next one will be more "serious" and more cohesive.. I'll be posting two categories: Just Logo and Logo with Text

These are wide open to suggestions and can be mixed and matched and changed in just about every way. If you have an idea just let me know and I'll try to make it happen (I love doing this stuff)

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


Last edited by spiderbyte87; April 23rd, 2014 at 08:58 PM. Reason: grammar
Reply With Quote
The following 2 users say Thank You to spiderbyte87 for this post:
 
  #37 (permalink)
Elite Member
Portland, OR
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninjatrader
Favorite Futures: CL
 
Posts: 82 since May 2013
Thanks: 17 given, 49 received

Here is my deviantart gallery if anyone is interested: Pinkvoid's deviantART Gallery

(this isn't self promotion I'm just trying to build credibility after submitting such a crappy unfinished product)

Reply With Quote
 
  #38 (permalink)
Elite Member
Portland, OR
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Ninjatrader
Favorite Futures: CL
 
Posts: 82 since May 2013
Thanks: 17 given, 49 received

Totally different direction with this one.. In keeping with Mike's dog theme I thought maybe something like this might be interesting. I'm thinking it's a little too aggressive but oh well I'm just throwing ideas out there.

Next one will be an attempt to put "futures.io (formerly BMT)" together in a sort of corporate style.

Mike if I'm hijacking the thread please let me know and I'll either send them to you privately in a big batch or move to a different thread.

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


Last edited by spiderbyte87; April 23rd, 2014 at 11:24 PM. Reason: forgot to add the logo / clarity
Reply With Quote
The following 3 users say Thank You to spiderbyte87 for this post:
 
  #39 (permalink)
Site Administrator
Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
Big Mike's Avatar
 
Posts: 46,010 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,168 given, 82,186 received

Feel free to keep them coming in this thread.

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.

Reply With Quote
 
  #40 (permalink)
Elite Member
London + UK
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Proprietary Analytics
Broker/Data: Multiple broker + Multiple feed
Favorite Futures: Currently European and US equities
 
sands's Avatar
 
Posts: 432 since Dec 2013
Thanks: 223 given, 205 received


I'm thinking a mike caricature with a thumbs up..a la aintitcoolnews. I'll try and do a mock up.

You guys have gone to some effort on these, nice!

Reply With Quote

Reply



futures io > > > futures.io new framework

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Upcoming Webinars and Events (4:30PM ET unless noted)

July Journal Challenge w/$1100 in prizes from TopstepTrader

July
 

An Afternoon with FIO member Softsoap

Elite only

Battlestations: Show us your trading desks and win $750 in prizes

August
 

Extended Ask Me Anything w/Brett Steenbarger

Elite only

Prototyping Python Strategies (part 3) w/Ran Aroussi

Elite only

Brannigan Barrett w/Axia Futures

Elite only

Introduction to Phillip Capital futures brokerage services

Aug TBD

How Monte Carlo Analysis Can Help Your Trading w/Kevin Davey

Elite only
     

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
futures.io forum changelog Big Mike Feedback and Announcements 1330 July 8th, 2017 04:10 PM
futures.io slogan? Big Mike Feedback and Announcements 58 February 3rd, 2017 08:10 AM
futures.io name change (formerly BMT) Big Mike Feedback and Announcements 250 December 4th, 2015 01:53 PM
Robinhood.io free stock trades brokerage service Big Mike Reviews of Brokers and Data Feeds 10 November 7th, 2015 03:03 PM
StreamWriter and System IO Aggro... MXASJ NinjaTrader Programming 5 December 2nd, 2010 05:56 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:43 PM.

Copyright © 2017 by futures io, s.a., Av Ricardo J. Alfaro, Century Tower, Panama, +507 833-9432, info@futures.io
All information is for educational use only and is not investment advice.
There is a substantial risk of loss in trading commodity futures, stocks, options and foreign exchange products. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
no new posts
Page generated 2017-07-25 in 0.08 seconds with 19 queries on phoenix via your IP 54.162.115.179