Is it possible to reverse-engineer a expert advisor?

 

To be clearer, If I gave a developer the expert advisor file can he/she remaster it for a newer version of MT?

Just have some thoughts for the future. Thanks

 

Do the Dev's have a forum of their own that they answer questions like this?

 
blueskiesfx:

Do the Dev's have a forum of their own that they answer questions like this?

try here: https://www.mql5.com/en/job
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lippmaje:
try here: https://www.mql5.com/en/job

Thanks Lip. I'm looking into something being done in the future, down the road. Hard to find someone that seems serious since the dev's ranking system is too vague and doesn't tell much. Kinda disconcerting when some of these devs take on numerous jobs at once. The arbitration score is kinda a issue too.

 
blueskiesfx: To be clearer, If I gave a developer the expert advisor file can he/she remaster it for a newer version of MT?

A developer can't do anything with EXn, you must give them the source code (MTn.) With that they can do anything - No need to "reverse-engineer."

 
blueskiesfx:

Hard to find someone that seems serious since the dev's ranking system is too vague and doesn't tell much. Kinda disconcerting when some of these devs take on numerous jobs at once. The arbitration score is kinda a issue too.

Try a few mini projects to find out who's ok for you. Maybe it's easier to always work with the same coder if it comes to long-term projects.

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