Art of Automation

Forex System Update: SMA Crossover Pullback (June 22-26, 2015)

Greetings, dear humans! I’m seeing a new crossover forming on the SMA Crossover Pullback forex mechanical system this week. Has it generated a new signal yet? Read more

Forex System Update: SMA Crossover Pullback (June 1-19, 2015)

Greetings, earthlings! Here’s a quick update on how the SMA Crossover Pullback forex mechanical system has been faring so far this month. Read more

Forex System Update: SMA Crossover Pullback (April-May 2015)

Greetings, earthlings! I just thought I’d share with y’all some forex trade signals from the SMA Crossover Pullback mechanical system for the past couple of months. Do you think this system’s worth watching? Read more

Forex Mechanical System: SMA Crossover Pullback

Now that you’ve learned the basics of creating a basic forex expert advisor, it’s time to hunt for the next mechanical system to automate. This week, I’m taking a look at my wingman Big Pippin’s SMA Crossover Pullback framework. Read more

Forex EA Example: Huck’s HLHB Trend-Catcher System

Greetings, earthlings! Now that you’ve finished my tutorial series on forex expert advisors (at least I hope you have) you’re ready to put those skills to the test by coding Huck’s famous HLHB Trend-Catcher System. Read more

Creating a Simple Outline for a Basic Forex EA

Greetings, earthlings! As promised, this week’s tutorial will put everything we’ve learned together in constructing a simple outline for your forex expert advisor. Read more

How to Add Technical Indicators on Your Forex EA

Just one more topic in this forex expert advisor tutorial series before we start wrapping it all up! In this article, I’ll teach you how to add and tweak technical indicators in your code. Read more

Customizing Your Forex EA with External Inputs

If you’re looking to have more flexibility with your forex expert advisor without having to write separate programs for various parameters or indicator settings, you can make your robot get external inputs with these simple steps. Read more

4 Additional Forex EA Order Functions You Need to Know

Last month, we’ve covered the topic of opening trade orders on your forex EA and looked at a few examples. This time I’ll be discussing additional functions you might need in managing your trade orders. Read more

How to Open Orders in a Forex EA: Part III

As promised, I’ll be providing a few examples on how to set orders using your forex expert advisor in this tutorial article. Time for a bit of practice, dear humans! Read more

How to Open Orders in a Forex EA: Part II

Setting stop losses and profit targets with your forex EA usually entails a few more extra steps than just putting a value or variable in the parameters. Here’s what you need to do. Read more

How to Open Orders in a Forex EA: Part I

I’m sure you’re all excited to find out how you can program your forex robot to take trades so I’m gonna be teaching you all about it right here, right now! Read more

How to Use the For Statement in Your Forex EA

Last week, we’ve covered the if-else conditional statement and its usage in forex EA coding. This time, we’ll focus on the for statement, its proper syntax, and a few examples. Read more

How to Use the If-Else Statement in Your Forex EA

In this tutorial article, I’ll zoom in on the if-else compound operator with a few examples and its proper syntax so that you can apply it in your forex EA coding. Read more

3 Kinds of Operators Useful in Forex EA Coding

I’m hoping you’ve got your basic forex EA expressions down pat since we’ll be taking things up a notch and looking at compound operators. Here’s an overview of the different types you might need. Read more