Indicator for Point and Figure Charting
There are lots of chart types that provide information on the current market situation. Many of them, such as Point and Figure chart, are the legacy of the remote past. The article describes an example of Point and Figure charting using a real time indicator.
Examples, Trading, Trading Systems, Indicators 2013.05.16 Dmitriy Zabudskiy
MQL5 Cookbook: The History of Deals And Function Library for Getting Position Properties
It is time to briefly summarize the information provided in the previous articles on position properties. In this article, we will create a few additional functions to get the properties that can only be obtained after accessing the history of deals. We will also get familiar with data structures that will allow us to access position and symbol properties in a more convenient way.
Examples, Tester, Experts 2013.05.07 Anatoli Kazharski
MQL5 Programming Basics: Time
The article focuses on standard MQL5 functions for working with time, as well as programming techniques and practically useful functions for working with time that are required when creating Expert Advisors and indicators. Particular attention is paid to the general theory of time measurement. This article should be of interest primarily to novice MQL5 programmers.
Examples, Indicators, Experts 2013.04.26 Dmitry Fedoseev
Debugging MQL5 Programs
This article is intended primarily for the programmers who have already learned the language but have not fully mastered the program development yet. It reveals some debugging techniques and presents a combined experience of the author and many other programmers.
Examples, Tester, Indicators, Experts 2013.04.19 Nikolay Demko
MQL5 Cookbook: How to Avoid Errors When Setting/Modifying Trade Levels
In continuation of our work on the Expert Advisor from the previous article of the series called "MQL5 Cookbook: Analyzing Position Properties in the MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester", we will enhance it with a whole lot of useful functions, as well as improve and optimize the existing ones. The Expert Advisor will this time have external parameters that can be optimized in the MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester and will in some ways resemble a simple trading system.
Examples, Tester, Experts 2013.04.16 Anatoli Kazharski
MQL5 Programming Basics: Strings
The article covers everything you can do with strings in MQL5. It should be of interest primarily to novice MQL5 programmers, while experienced developers will have a good opportunity to summarize and systematize their knowledge.
Examples 2013.04.11 Dmitry Fedoseev
MQL5 Cookbook: Analyzing Position Properties in the MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester
We will present a modified version of the Expert Advisor from the previous article "MQL5 Cookbook: Position Properties on the Custom Info Panel". Some of the issues we will address include getting data from bars, checking for new bar events on the current symbol, including a trade class of the Standard Library to a file, creating a function to search for trading signals and a function for executing trading operations, as well as determining trade events in the OnTrade() function.
Examples, Tester, Experts 2013.03.25 Anatoli Kazharski
MQL5 Cookbook: Position Properties on the Custom Info Panel
This time we will create a simple Expert Advisor that will get position properties on the current symbol and display them on the custom info panel during manual trading. The info panel will be created using graphical objects and displayed information will be refreshed at every tick. This is going to be much more convenient than all the time having to manually run the script described in the previous article of the series called "MQL5 Cookbook: Getting Position Properties".
Examples, Experts 2013.03.14 Anatoli Kazharski
MQL5 Programming Basics: Arrays
Arrays are an integral part of almost any programming language along with variables and functions. The article should be of interest primarily to novice MQL5 programmers, while experienced programmers will have a good opportunity to summarize and systematize their knowledge.
Examples 2013.03.11 Dmitry Fedoseev
MQL5 Cookbook: Getting Position Properties
In this article, we will create a script that gets all position properties and displays them to the user in a dialog box. Upon running the script, you will be able to select out of two modes available in the drop-down list in the external parameters: to either view position properties only on the current symbol or to view position properties on all symbols.
Examples 2013.03.04 Anatoli Kazharski