Well I think, Metaquotes has one problem named: "Who pays the bill?".
The clients pay the broker and the broker pay Metaquotes. So if the clients don't migrate the broker won't do that too and won't pay for the mt5 server.
BTW, there are quite a lot newbees trying to create their own EA.
Alain Verleyen, you might start some time later another poll for those with experience in mt4 and mt5: What do you think would be easier to learn for newbees mt4 or mt5?
Dont exist space for all? We only want purchase and sale, or sale and repurchase the same financial assets (stocks, derivatives, commodities or currencies).
There are several trading platforms, which are not behind this solution that we all use.
@Francis, @Yohana, @Vi, @Khurram, @Tonny and all others...
I think you misunderstood the topic and the situation, it's not about "Do you want to keep MT4 ?", it's about "Are you ready ..." to switch to MT5.
It's very clear now, Metaquotes has now decided to switch to MT5 and to give up MT4, it's just a matter of time now.. It's better for you to see the reality sooner than later.
Of course, if you want to create a protest movement, you are free to do it, but that's completely an other matter.
If you are not aware about it, you have to know that Metaquotes is pushing hard for traders and brokers to adopt MT5. They are currently developing MT5/mql5 to fill in all the missing features that prevent the switch to MT5 from MT4.
Broker will get facilities to migrate MT4 account to MT5 :
So, what's your opinion, will Metaquotes succeed or traders will stay hooked to MT4 ? What will you do personally ?
The topic is hot, so please keep calm and polite. I am not employee of Metaquotes and don't have any interested on MT4 or MT5, so don't blame the messenger.
I have been moving away from MT4 for a few months now.
The way I see it Metaquotes is going to eventually merge the 2 platforms. So that means for me to continue with this I am going to be forced to learn a new programming language. I learned C so I could do more with MT4, eventually I will have to learn C+ just continue what I have already started. If I am going to be forced to learn a new language it will be one I choose.
There are other platforms out there, the one I use through my broker is in my opinion better than MT4 and has improved my trading-alot !
I consider MT4 and the programming I do just a hobby now that keeps me from over trading my account and I have no plans at all to move to MT5.
I just wish Metaquotes would implement some sort of support system and be more active in the forums. The newbies need the support without relying on a few volunteers.