Thanks for the link to the article. We live in a culture that is intent on "instant results" .
I definitely wouldn't call myself a "programmer" after finishing my course (there is always more to learn) and definitely don't have 10,000 hours or 10 years to devote to learning to "code" prototypes for testing in any of the "languages" common to trading platforms. I've gone as far as I can on my own and need to learn syntax and structure in "coding" .
I'm not trying to create a desktop replacement to TradeStation or NinjaTrader. LOL.
Most of what I've seen coded in EL or C# doesn't take very much time( if you know what your doing) but it you don't understand the syntax of what your trying to create its a non-starter from the beginning.
I guess a good analogy would be the guy who takes a first aid class wouldn't dare claim to be a doctor.
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