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Forum: Sierra Chart April 5th, 2022, 03:22 PM
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Posted By shokunin
Here is the post on my Earn2Trade challenge: ...

Here is the post on my Earn2Trade challenge:
https://futures.io/trading-journals/58311-earn2trade-trader-career-path.html#post863236
Forum: Sierra Chart April 2nd, 2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
Wow, it's been a while! I was offered some...

Wow, it's been a while!

I was offered some IT contracts when the Covid lockdowns finished. Due to time constraints, I was unable to daytrade or continue development.

I'm now back trading (part...
Forum: Sierra Chart July 2nd, 2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
Psychology I'm trying to make trading "more...

Psychology

I'm trying to make trading "more like a video game". The reason is to shift focus away from P&L and towards good trading. I want my dopamine hits to come from good stop discipline,...
Forum: Sierra Chart June 27th, 2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
Keeping SierraChart Responsive SierraChart...

Keeping SierraChart Responsive

SierraChart calls each custom study every time something happens. E.g. a new trade is received, an order is filled, the mouse is clicked, a drawing is moved, a key...
Forum: Sierra Chart June 24th, 2021, 05:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
Self-documenting code One of this things I...

Self-documenting code

One of this things I try and achieve is code that is so obvious that documentation isn't required.


Example1 - A function that returns something. However, it isn't clear...
Forum: Sierra Chart June 19th, 2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
Dealing with out-of-sequence bars I found...

Dealing with out-of-sequence bars

I found that a few of the timestamps in the SierraChart arrays are out of sequence. There are two possible reasons for this; either the data sent from the SC...
Forum: Sierra Chart May 29th, 2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
Getting tick data out of SierraChart and into my...

Getting tick data out of SierraChart and into my own objects

SierraChart presents data in a different format to my own objects. Here are some of the differences:


Different types. For...
Forum: Sierra Chart May 25th, 2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
Progress Using hotkeys, I can now: ...

Progress

Using hotkeys, I can now:

step through orderfills and assign orderfills to opportunities; and
display a textbox, to show statistics and record information about the selected...
Forum: Sierra Chart May 23rd, 2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
Sketching out the user interface I've been...

Sketching out the user interface
I've been thinking about how I actually want the User Interface within SierraChart to operate. The easiest method would be to use Hotkeys to select the different...
Forum: Sierra Chart May 22nd, 2021, 04:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
Test Driven Development I spent some time...

Test Driven Development

I spent some time looking at the different testing frameworks for C++.

Google Test
This was the first framework I looked at, but I found it large and cumbersome. I...
Forum: Sierra Chart May 22nd, 2021, 04:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
The second issue As I'm developing a larger...

The second issue

As I'm developing a larger project, I want to organise my code into several files. SierraChart allows this, but the interface is not very intuitive. You need to specify all the...
Forum: Sierra Chart May 22nd, 2021, 02:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
The first issue The first issue I...

The first issue

The first issue I encountered with SierraChart was actually getting my code to compile. SierraChart was designed to use the C++ compiler provided with the Build Tools from Visual...
Forum: Sierra Chart May 21st, 2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
High level structure I want to be able to...

High level structure

I want to be able to differentiate between a longer swing position and an interim scalp. For example, I may hold a short with a target of 40 ticks, and during that time I may...
Forum: Sierra Chart May 21st, 2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
Getting familiar with C++ Java/C#/Python...

Getting familiar with C++

Java/C#/Python assign by reference as default, and C++ assigns by value as default.

Pseudocode:

a = Cat
b = a
feed(a)
Forum: Sierra Chart May 21st, 2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
Choosing the IDE If I was a really advanced...

Choosing the IDE

If I was a really advanced programmer like this guy on YouTube (https://youtu.be/X34ZmkeZDos), I would write my code in Microsoft Word. However, I decided to play safe and stick...
Forum: Sierra Chart May 21st, 2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,303
Posted By shokunin
My background I've been a programmer for over...

My background
I've been a programmer for over 30 years. I started writing assembly language on 8-bit 6502 and Z80 CPUs, and most recently I've written quantitative analysis software using Python...
Forum: Sierra Chart May 21st, 2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By shokunin
Introduction I've decided to write my own...

Introduction

I've decided to write my own journaling software - as a study for SierraChart. This will let me journal my trades in real time, and make journaling a natural part of my workflow...
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