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Help validating an EA

Hello, I have followed step by step a video on how to create an Moving Average crossover EA, in the video I followed I see that the writer is able to run the back test, when I compile mine I get no errors but when I run it there are no trades being entered. Could someone take a look at it and let me...

WebRequest Ignoring Timeout Parameter in Experts Advisory (MT5 Build 1881)

Hi there, Im trying to set up a WebRequest in an Expert Advisory, wheras the server needs ~5-10 min to come up with the response. Even though I set the timeout to 3600 seconds, I get a "read timeout" after exactly 10 seconds. The following code can be used to reproduce the behavior for MT5 Build...

Why Indicator giving alert after every time candle close? Its should give alert only one time after cross MA

//+------------------------------------------------------------------+//|                                            Price Close Alert.mq4 |//|                                        Copyright © 2007, SMJones |//|                                            sjcoinc2000@yahoo.com...

Amazing Strategy that works.

Hello everyone! Some years ago I found on another website, a strategy that works good and I added a little something that makes it even better. Here's the original strategy and then my little addon... <strategy> You make 1 trade per day on the EURUSD Your "day" ends at 4:59EST and starts at 5pm EST...

Why many retail traders loss in 90 trading days

It is very sad that majority of the people that get involved in the forex business end up losing their money but I will explain the major reasons why this happens below: 1. Leverage and Margin - Trading on margin seems like a fast way to make quick profit however, this gives birth to greed as a...

I have purchased an indicator - how do i install????

I have purchased an indicator - how do i install????

What is the mathematical formulation of TMA bands?

Hi, Could anyone help me to know ""what is the mathematical formulation of TMA bands?" , please. Thanks.

Libraries: EasyAndFastGUI library for creating graphical interfaces

EasyAndFastGUI library for creating graphical interfaces: The EasyAndFastGUI library allows creating graphical interfaces for custom MQL programs. Author: Anatoli Kazharski

Indicators: MACD Histogram, multi-color

MACD Histogram, multi-color: A MACD indicator with histogram to show the difference between the MACD and Signal lines. For the calculation of the MACD line you can choose from the usual price types. For the calculation of the Signal line yo can choose between SMA or EMA. The histogram can be...

Experts: RSI EA

RSI EA: RSI EA - trading based on overbought/oversold zones determined by the iRSI (Relative Strength Index, RSI) indicator. ‌ Author: Vladimir Karputov

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Developing the oscillator-based ZigZag indicator. Example of executing a requirements specification

The article demonstrates the development of the ZigZag indicator in accordance with one of the sample specifications described in the article "How to prepare Requirements Specification when ordering an indicator". The indicator is built by extreme values defined using an oscillator. There is an ability to use one of five oscillators: WPR, CCI, Chaikin, RSI or Stochastic Oscillator.

Processing optimization results using the graphical interface

This is a continuation of the idea of processing and analysis of optimization results. This time, our purpose is to select the 100 best optimization results and display them in a GUI table. The user will be able to select a row in the optimization results table and receive a multi-symbol balance and drawdown graph on separate charts.

Random Decision Forest in Reinforcement learning

Random Forest (RF) with the use of bagging is one of the most powerful machine learning methods, which is slightly inferior to gradient boosting. This article attempts to develop a self-learning trading system that makes decisions based on the experience gained from interaction with the market.

Developing multi-module Expert Advisors

MQL programming language allows implementing the concept of modular development of trading strategies. The article shows an example of developing a multi-module Expert Advisor consisting of separately compiled file modules.

ZUP - Universal ZigZag with Pesavento patterns. Search for patterns

The ZUP indicator platform allows searching for multiple known patterns, parameters for which have already been set. These parameters can be edited to suit your requirements. You can also create new patterns using the ZUP graphical interfaces and save their parameters to a file. After that you can quickly check, whether these new patterns can be found on charts.

Synchronizing several same-symbol charts on different timeframes

When making trading decisions, we often have to analyze charts on several timeframes. At the same time, these charts often contain graphical objects. Applying the same objects to all charts is inconvenient. In this article, I propose to automate cloning of objects to be displayed on charts.

Multi-symbol balance graph in MetaTrader 5

The article provides an example of an MQL application with its graphical interface featuring multi-symbol balance and deposit drawdown graphs based on the last test results.

Deep Neural Networks (Part V). Bayesian optimization of DNN hyperparameters

The article considers the possibility to apply Bayesian optimization to hyperparameters of deep neural networks, obtained by various training variants. The classification quality of a DNN with the optimal hyperparameters in different training variants is compared. Depth of effectiveness of the DNN optimal hyperparameters has been checked in forward tests. The possible directions for improving the classification quality have been determined.

Comparing speeds of self-caching indicators

The article compares the classic MQL5 access to indicators with alternative MQL4-style methods. Several varieties of MQL4-style access to indicators are considered: with and without the indicator handles caching. Considering the indicator handles inside the MQL5 core is analyzed as well.

How to create a graphical panel of any complexity level

The article features a detailed explanation of how to create a panel on the basis of the CAppDialog class and how to add controls to the panel. It provides the description of the panel structure and a scheme, which shows the inheritance of objects. From this article, you will also learn how events are handled and how they are delivered to dependent controls. Additional examples show how to edit panel parameters, such as the size and the background color.

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Convert 7 indicators from MQL4 to MQL5

Hi there,I need indicator conversion from mt4 to mt5each indicator are depending each other, total indicators are 7. Main indicator that calling/depend each other are :tenang, pasangan, inti, solid 4H, go4HAdditional indicators are :radar, entry signalwe can discuss via chat about the indicators...

EA Based on Moving Average And Heiken Ashi

I would like to make EA based on moving average and Heiken Ashi candles. Moving average method and period should changeable. Heiken Ashi should standard setting with green red candles. if the moving average below the candles, when second green candle appear, open buy order.  and close...

Simple trend following expert advisor

I will like an automated expert advisor that will work in real time as I will want to leave it on a server to generate profit. Signals will be generated as follows:  If Bollinger band(middle Bollinger band) is above/higher than Moving Average and bar closes below highest Bollinger...

Telegram Channel Signal to MT4 EA

I have trade signals i get by telegram channel I'm not an admin so I cannot add a bot to the group, I would like to have a robot designed to read those message for trade inputs and open based on the signals.EA must be able to scan my telegram Message app Read signals sent Open trades on...

Horizontal line indicator

hi i need indicator that simply draw a single horizontal line when i click on it and can draw as many lines as possible so i can draw so many lines with it on my chart same as the one that comes with mt4 but mine should have more editing features like . every line i pick should have the feature for...

An Expert Advisor based on moving average cross over with martingale needed

The expert based on the following conditions : 1- open buy with lot( changeable) when     the fast moving average cross over the slow moving average  from below  and candle closed above the cross over and parabolic sar dot below the candle  . 2- open sell...

Change an Indicator to multi time frame Version

Hi. I want to change this indicator to a multi time frame version(1). Add some different arrow Types(2).Option to change the distance between the arraw and Bars(3). No other change in the calculation . send me please the required fee for it.......

EA Managing Telegraph Signal

1/ EA require to manage 2 different trade signals from telegram messaging. 2/ EA places trades either instant or pending. 3/ EA should close partial trades & move stop loss to positive side of breakeven after 35 pips with user changeable input. 4/ EA should read signals every one...

Need developer who can research indicator.

Hi there, I need a programmer who can program an indicator like the indicator in the picture (Pink arrows only). The final indicator needs to show Pink arrows in real time. I will give you more information as you start work. You can use MQL4 or cAlgo.

Need EA generating api for website

HI I am looking for EA/Indicator/Script generating  program/API for my website, where clients can create/design their own ( EA/Indicator/Script) based on their strategy, It should have option to import the custom indicators It will have option for Money management/ log management/ time...

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Synchronized Charts

The Synchronized Charts script allows comparing bars of different symbols or different periods of the same symbol. Attach the script to a chart and move bars or change the scale, all opened chart will move synchronously with the current one. The bars on different charts aligned to the border according to their open time.

CreateGridOrdersTune

A script for opening a grid of orders If you need to quickly open several pending orders (Buy Limit, Sell Limit, Buy Stop, Sell Stop) on a certain distance from the current price, this script will do all the routine for you! Allow AutoTrading before running the script. Usage: Run the script on a chart. Input Parameters: Language of messages displayed (EN, RU, DE, FR, ES) - language of the output messages (English, Russian, German, French, Spanish). Price for open - open price. If set to

AccountQuickReport

The script creates account summary report in a separate window. The report can be created for all deals and on deals for selected financial instruments. It is possible to specify a time interval of calculation and save report to htm-file. The script creates account summary report in a separate window. The report can be created for all deals and for deals of the selected financial instruments. It is possible to specify a time interval of calculation and save report to htm-file. Input par

Fast Copy MT5

The program allows to copy trades between different MetaTrader 5 (netting)(hedge) and MetaTrader 4 accounts in any direction and amount quickly and easily (without loading the system). Any type of copying is available MT4 → MT5 MT4 → MT4 MT5 → MT5 MT5 → MT4 * For the MetaTrader 4 terminal — Fast Copy MT4 * For the MetaTrader 5 terminal — Fast Copy MT5 ** Before the purchase, you can test the program by downloading the free demo versions — Fast Copy MT4 demo / Fast Copy MT5 dem

Niki Trade MT5

This is a simple, easy to use and effective indicator. The strategy is suitable for everyone, even for beginners. The input parameters are optimized for H1. Tomato line and arrow - trend is DOWN . DeepSkyBlue line and arrow - trend is UP. Parameters START BUY / START SELL - input to Buy / input to Sell PROFIT 1 - basic earnings PROFIT 2 - average profit PROFIT 3 - big profit STOP LOSS -  setting stop loss

TwilightTrade PRO

TWILIGHTTRADE PRO is an intelligent automated Expert Advisor. It is included with many smart strategies and works without any complicated setting. Just add this EA on GBPUSD M15 and choose any strategy, and the system will start trading as a very professional trader. This EA has passed ALL years backtest FROM 1970 TO 2018 and works on my live signals accounts. You can look at my real signals at MQL5 site via https://www.mql5.com/en/users/twilighttrade Requirements and recommendations Please

Grid Hero

Grid Hero is a fully automated EA that uses a revolutionary Grid algorithm (P.A.M.A.) together with a signature synergy of Price Action trading and an Artificial Instinct Self-Adaptive Processing Unit. Grid Hero was strictly developed, tested and optimized using the "Reversed Sampling" development methodology based on "In-Sample" phase (2012 to 2017) and "Out-Of-Sample" phase (2004 to 2011). It has passed 13 years back test of real tick data and real variable spread (with commission) from 2004

AI Generate Trading System

AI Generate Trading System is an Expert Adviser generated by AI application. For the last three years, I had been struggling with finding a good EA, which is able to generate consistent profit, robust, and able to survive the back-testing of ten year period. Since I could not find one, I developed the system myself. As of now, AI Generate Trading System consists of eight strategies, and the number is adding up as the EA is continuously maintained and developed. It will be updated every three mo

Wolfgrid EA

Wolf Grid EA is an expert advisor using customized indicators to identify trend reversals. The entries are usually accurate and in case if the trend reverse with a delay the positions will be managed by a smart grid system. This system uses a grid of orders which increases lot size after the stop loss is reached. The grid size is limited for more safety. It includes a security filter which prevent the possibility of getting into an unexpected trend without rollback caused by a new release. Si

PipFinite Trend PRO

Breakthrough Solution For Trend Trading And Filtering With All Important Features Built Inside One Tool! Trend Pro's smart algorithm detects the trend, filters out market noise and gives entry signals with exit levels. The new features with enhanced rules for statistical calculation improved the overall performance of this indicator. Important Information Revealed Maximize the potential of Trend Pro, please visit www.mql5.com/en/blogs/post/713938 Test the demo version and explore its featu

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77%
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2.11
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Max DD
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Win
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Max DD
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