~~~ Docs & Support ~~~

 

Documentation
Zorro manual - Detailed description of all Zorro features.
List of functions - Alphabetically and by category. Functions with provided source are marked.
Zorro tutorial - Brief introduction to the C language and to developing forex and options trading systems.

 

Support Sources
User Community - Exchange ideas and get help from other Zorro users.
Support Ticket Subscription - Technical support by email, 35 EUR/month.
FAQ List - Most frequently asked support questions.
Troubleshooting - How to avoid, find, and fix bugs in your scripts.
The Black Book of Financial Hacking - Comprehensive introduction to working with Zorro.
Das schwarze Börsenhackerbuch - Einführung in die Strategieentwicklung mit Zorro.
Algorithmic Trading Course - With Zorro, Python, and R. Course by Robot Wealth, available for subscription.

 

Other Sources
The Financial Hacker - Blog about algorithmic trading research and experiments.
Robot Wealth - Another great blog about system development with Zorro.
List of Books - Selection of useful books on that topic.

 

 ~~~ Features Comparison Table ~~~
 

Zorro
Zorro S **
TradeStation
MultiCharts™
MetaTrader™
First release
2013
2014
1991
2005
2002
Manual trading
-
-
Script syntax
C
C, C++
EasyL
C, EasyL
C, C++
Backtest time *
~ 4 sec
~ 4 sec
~ 51 sec
~ 170 sec
~ 110 sec
Timeframe resolution
1 min
1 ms
1 sec
1 sec
1 min
Tick-level backtest
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
~150
~150
~100
~280
~30
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Price
free
€35 / month
$250 / month
$1497
free

* for the example strategy on the conversion page; test period 10 years, M1 ticks resolution, 2.6 Ghz I7 system.
** more details: Zorro / Zorro S comparison.
Above list based on manufacturer's specifications as of October 2017. No responsibility accepted for correctness. If you find something incorrect, or if you want another platform included, or if you are a manufacturer and don't want your platform compared here, please notify webmaster@opgroup.de.

 

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