Does your service require a knowledge in programming?

(Last Updated On: May 30, 2015)

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Hi bryan. Does your service require a knowledge in programming? I don’t know about programming what what kinds of programming language to learn in order to understand your teaching? Please answer my question bec i am willing to learn your method. I would appreciate your response thank you!

Software development skills are require d when entering to automated trading or algo trading. Is this hard? Not really but it does depends on your inner drive to succeed. When I came out of the wonky world of Java, I realized Microsoft .NET was much better than anticipated. So I started to focus on C# which is much easier than a lot of languages. I would suggest the following books to get started:

My fave I got introduced to: Head First C#

A decent book to get you introduced on how to build a trading system:

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Hi i there My name is Bryan Downing. I am part of a company called QuantLabs.Net This is specifically a company with a high profile blog about technology, trading, financial, investment, quant, etc. It posts things on how to do job interviews with large companies like Morgan Stanley, Bloomberg, Citibank, and IBM. It also posts different unique tips and tricks on Java, C++, or C programming. It posts about different techniques in learning about Matlab and building models or strategies. There is a lot here if you are into venturing into the financial world like quant or technical analysis. It also discusses the future generation of trading and programming Specialties: C++, Java, C#, Matlab, quant, models, strategies, technical analysis, linux, windows P.S. I have been known to be the worst typist. Do not be offended by it as I like to bang stuff out and put priorty of what I do over typing. Maybe one day I can get a full time copy editor to help out. Do note I prefer videos as they are much easier to produce so check out my many video at