The goal is that the strategy tester in MT5 runs an X amount of times for a certain EA. It should run for a number of pairs (no maximum) and a fixed period having a start and end date and a custom forward date. It should start at a certain year month, day and after running all the pairs it has to go one year forward for a specific amount of times, e.g. 10 times.
Pairs: EURUSD, USDJPY, AUDUSD
Period 1: Start 2000, end 2010, Custom Forward 2008
Period 2: Start 2001, end 2011, Custom Forward 2009
Period 10: Start 2009, end 2019, Custom Forward 2017
I use a Macro tool at the moment that uses the Strategy tester and saves the XML provided by MT5 (see MQL_img5.PNG), for the Optimized and forward results. I then insert the XML into SQL using a SQL Stored procedure. I have 2 tables, one for the Optimized results and the other for the Forward results. This should be done by the application.
The application should also be able to see the EA's in the MT5 folder so I can choose the right one and it has to offer the possibility to fill in the input for the indicators to be optimized.
I like to have a solution for this so I do not need to use the macro tool anymore. By prefercene I like to have it all inserted in the 2 SQL tables but if that is not possible then having XML files would be fine also. I will then have to import the data with the SP that I use now also or with a solution that you may offer.
This is a short desciption and the idea is that the application should replace the macro tool I use. The application should approach the Strategy tester by using coding and not the way the macro tool works, which is by repeating key strokes etc. as any macro tool.
I attached some pictures and can provide more on request. If you have any questions do not hesitate to ask. I like to test the application before buying and expect also that bugs will be repaired.
I look forward to your proposals. Kind regards, FxTaTrader