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Step 1 for building this HFT platform works! Youtube video on C++ integrated with Interactive Brokers TWS on Ubuntu Linux

Step 1 for building this HFT platform works! Youtube video on C++ integrated with Interactive Brokers TWS on Ubuntu Linux

This can be a bitch to set up but follow the README file a:

https://github.com/kafka399/twsapi

Also, I got some instruction on how to build unsuccessfully with Trading Shim:

https://quantlabs.net/blog/2012/06/youtube-video-my-open-source-c-trading-platform-shim-for-ubuntu-linux-with-mysql-and-netbeans-ide-demo/

Follow the links at the lower under the Update dated today Oct 25. You should work with the latest IB-TWS files in order to work properly.  A symptom of this is getting stuck while trying to initialize at the splash screen of TWS on Linux.

Important NOTE: Run TWS as root under Linux

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