Showing posts from August, 2013

All scripting

Summer is almost over and I haven't been sitting on my hands. Here is what I have been up to lately:

In July I finished the MITx6.00x Introduction to Computer Science and Programming course.

And at work I build a import status monitor in VBscript, which I partly first modeled in Python, but as all servers and applications are managed by VBscript I decided to stick to that. Again, I learned a lot, doing this.

Then for my trading efforts I build a python app that will retrieve historical FX rates and back tests and optimizes a trading strategy. Currently I am getting ready to test the strategy in live trading and I am working on automating the execution of the strategy. I will be doing this with both python as well as perl probably.

In order to do Perl I also finished up following Udemy course during my summer holiday:
Learn Perl 5 By Doing It
I highly recommend this course if you already have some programming experience and want to quickly pickup the basics of Perl. At the moment I …