MQL Programming

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New MQL4 Course Starting Next Week

I’ll be starting the next set of classes on July 6th so if you want to learn how to code MQL4 from a professional developer then read on. As part of my MQL4 training course students are given a video to accompany each lesson. The video compliments the 30 min one on one weekly chat […]

Do You Have The Right Mindset to Be An EA Programmer?

So you want to start learning to program in MQL and begin writing you own EA’s. Well that’s great but before you start hitting the books and reading the tutorials ask yourself this question. Do you have the right mindset to become a programmer? Believe it or not most people aren’t naturally gifted with the […]

Testing EA with Impressive Results

A few weeks ago a client of mine contacted me about a commercial EA he had been testing and was raving about how impressive the results were. He wanted me to check it out and see if I could figure out the strategy and algorithm it was using so that I could program something similar […]

Trading Multiple Currencies from a Single Chart

I’ve been doing some programming recently that involved trading multiple currency pairs from a single EA. It’s pretty impressive to be able to bang your EA on a chart and see it initiate trades on a totally different pair. Couple that with the fact you can trade as many or as few pairs as you […]

Trailing Stop Using External Indicator (EXAMPLE)

Here’s another trailing stop EA I wrote that uses the iCustom function with an external indicator. In this case it’s the BAT ATR indicator but if you study the code and use the meta editor help file a little you should be able to edit it to use any indicator you want.

Move Stop Loss and Take Profit With Ease!

Here’s a simple script that I use from time to time and find very useful. If like me you tend to open up orders knowing where you want to set the stop loss and take profit but are too lazy or don’t have the time to work out the correct price then this script is […]

Trail Orders With An MA

I’ve coded a simple EA that will trail an open order according to an MA. It’s really simple to use and works like a charm. Makes the task of order trailing a breeze. All you need to do is place your order as normal then set the properties of the EA. Be sure to set […]

Pair Divergence Method

I’ve been contributing to a thread over at Forex Factory about ‘Pair Divergence’ and so far the results have been very promising. I’ve taken an overlay indicator and adapted it to show lines instead of candles as that’s what the method calls for. As a special bonus for my blog readers I’ve also done a […]

Most EA’s Will Break When IBFX Upgrades. Fix Them Now!

IBFX ( has just announced that it will be changing it’s feed to  5 decimal places. This will have an impact on EVERYBODY that currently uses them as their prefered broker, including myself, so I thought I’d write a quick post to let you know what you’ll need to change in your EA’s so that […]