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Where do I begin learning to make an Indicator?

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Where do I begin learning to make an Indicator?

I would like to learn how to program a indicator in Ninja 6.5.
I would like to take a std. MACD and have the lines change color when they cross the 0 line and I would like the Histogram to change color when it crosses the 0 line also.
Where is a good place to begin ?

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I would like to learn how to program a indicator in Ninja 6.5.
I would like to take a std. MACD and have the lines change color when they cross the 0 line and I would like the Histogram to change color when it crosses the 0 line also.
Where is a good place to begin ?

begin by looking at the code , look at #2

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As cory said, the best place to begin is by looking at the code for indicators you understand. Make minor changes and see how those changes affect the result. Remember to make a backup of any indicator before you make changes.


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Who made the indicators?

Either you rely on the solution shown below, or you would buy yourself a basic book on C# and install an editor. Microsoft Visual C# Express Edition and SharpDevelop are freeware. After having aquired some basic knowledge, you can proceed to modifying and then coding indicators.

You could also print out the NinjaTrader helpfile to get an overview of the methods supplied with Ninjascript.

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Mark, if u have some basic programming skills, looking at the code u should be able to change and implement some basic function.

Anyway u can figure out the basic C# programming on these site :

C Sharp Tutorial - Meshplex

C# Station: C# Tutorial - Introduction


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You should look into the indicator tutorials Ninja has in the helpguide, I remember it provided a pretty smooth start for me a good time ago...

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