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Testing and Optimization of Expert Advisorsru ]
Testing and Optimization of Expert Advisors

The article provides a detailed description of the process of testing and optimizing Expert Advisors in the MetaTrader 4 Strategy Tester. The importance of such information and the need for this publication cannot be underestimated. A lot of users who only get started with the MetaTrader 4 trading platform have a very vague idea of what and how needs to be done when working with Expert Advisors. The proposed article gives simple and clear answers to all of these questions and provides a slightly more professional approach to handling these issues using a specific example.

Testing Expert Advisors on Non-Standard Time Framesru ]
Testing Expert Advisors on Non-Standard Time Frames

It's not just simple; it's super simple. Testing Expert Advisors on non-standard time frames is possible! All we need to do is to replace standard time frame data with non-standard time frame data. Furthermore, we can even test Expert Advisors that use data from several non-standard time frames.

Testing (Optimization) Technique and Some Criteria for Selection of the Expert Advisor Parametersru ]
Testing (Optimization) Technique and Some Criteria for Selection of the Expert Advisor Parameters

There is no trouble finding the Holy Grail of testing, it is however much more difficult to get rid of it. This article addresses the selection of the Expert Advisor operating parameters with automated group processing of optimisation and testing results upon maximum utilisation of the Terminal performance capabilities and minimum end user load.

A Pattern Trailing Stop and Exit the Marketru ]
A Pattern Trailing Stop and Exit the Market

Developers of order modification/closing algorithms suffer from an imperishable woe - how to compare results obtained by different methods? The mechanism of checking is well known - it is Strategy Tester. But how to make an EA to work equally for opening/closing orders? The article describes a tool that provides strong repetition of order openings that allows us to maintain a mathematically correct platform to compare the results of different algorithms for trailing stops and for exiting the market.

Automated Optimization of a Trading Robot in Real Tradingru ]
Automated Optimization of a Trading Robot in Real Trading

The articles describes and provides a library of functions that allows a trader to optimize his or her Expert Advisor's inputs by launching optimization directly from the EA.

Break Through The Strategy Tester Limit On Testing Hedge EAru ]
Break Through The Strategy Tester Limit On Testing Hedge EA

An idea of testing the hedge Expert Advisors using the strategy tester.

How Not to Fall into Optimization Traps?ru ]
How Not to Fall into Optimization Traps?

The article describes the methods of how to understand the tester optimization results better. It also gives some tips that help to avoid "harmful optimization".

How To Implement Your Own Optimization Criteriaru ]
How To Implement Your Own Optimization Criteria

In this article an example of optimization by profit/drawdown criterion with results returned into a file is developed for a standard Expert Advisor - Moving Average.

Testing Visualization: Account State Chartsru ]
Testing Visualization: Account State Charts

Enjoy the process of testing with charts, displaying the balance - now all the necessary information is always in view!

Tester in the Terminal MetaTrader 4: It Should Be Knownru ]
Tester in the Terminal MetaTrader 4: It Should Be Known

The elaborate interface of the terminal MetaTrader 4 is a forefront, but beside this the terminal includes a deep-laid tester of strategies. And while the worth of MetaTrader 4 as a trading terminal is obvious, the quality of the tester's strategy testing can be assessed only in practice. This article shows the advantages and conveniences of testing in MetaTrader 4.

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