~~~ Docs & Support ~~~

 

Documentation
Zorro Tutorial - Brief introduction to the C language and to developing forex and options trading systems.
Zorro Manual - Detailed description of all Zorro features.
List of Functions - Zorro functions by category. Functions with included source code are marked.
List of Bugs - All bugs found in any Zorro version.
Trading FAQ - Basic questions about Zorro and financial trading.

 

Support Sources
User Community - Exchange ideas and get help from other Zorro users.
Support Ticket Subscription - Technical support by email, 35 EUR/month.
Support FAQ - Most frequently asked support questions.
Troubleshooting - How to avoid, find, and fix bugs in your scripts.
The Black Book of Financial Hacking - Comprehensive introduction to working with Zorro.
Das schwarze Börsenhackerbuch - Einführung in die Strategieentwicklung mit Zorro.
Algorithmic Trading Course - With Zorro, Python, and R. Course by Robot Wealth, available for subscription.

 

Other Sources
The Financial Hacker - Blog about algorithmic trading research and experiments.
Robot Wealth - Another great blog about system development with Zorro.
List of Pages & Books - Selection of useful websites and books on algorithmic trading.

 

 ~~~ Features Comparison Table ~~~
 

Zorro
Zorro S **
TradeStation
MultiCharts™
MetaTrader™
First release
Zorro
2013
Zorro S **
2014
TradeStation
1991
MultiCharts™
2005
MetaTrader™
2002
Manual trading
Zorro
-
Zorro S **
-
TradeStation
MultiCharts™
MetaTrader™
Script syntax
Zorro
C
Zorro S **
C, C++
TradeStation
EasyL
MultiCharts™
EasyL, C++
MetaTrader™
C, C++
Backtest time *
Zorro
~ 4 sec
Zorro S **
~ 4 sec
TradeStation
~ 51 sec
MultiCharts™
~ 170 sec
MetaTrader™
~ 110 sec
Timeframe resolution
Zorro
1 min
Zorro S **
1 ms
TradeStation
1 sec
MultiCharts™
1 sec
MetaTrader™
1 min
Tick-level backtest
Zorro
-
Zorro S **
TradeStation
MultiCharts™
MetaTrader™
-
Zorro
Zorro S **
TradeStation
-
MultiCharts™
-
MetaTrader™
-
Zorro
-
Zorro S **
TradeStation
MultiCharts™
MetaTrader™
-
Zorro
-
Zorro S **
TradeStation
MultiCharts™
MetaTrader™
-
Zorro
Zorro S **
TradeStation
-
MultiCharts™
-
MetaTrader™
-
Zorro
Zorro S **
TradeStation
MultiCharts™
MetaTrader™
-
Zorro
-
Zorro S **
TradeStation
-
MultiCharts™
-
MetaTrader™
-
Zorro
Zorro S **
TradeStation
-
MultiCharts™
-
MetaTrader™
-
Zorro
~150
Zorro S **
~150
TradeStation
~100
MultiCharts™
~280
MetaTrader™
~30
Zorro
Zorro S **
TradeStation
-
MultiCharts™
-
MetaTrader™
-
Zorro
Zorro S **
TradeStation
-
MultiCharts™
-
MetaTrader™
-
Zorro
-
Zorro S **
TradeStation
-
MultiCharts™
-
MetaTrader™
-
Price
Zorro
free
Zorro S **
€35 / month
TradeStation
$250 / month
MultiCharts™
$1497
MetaTrader™
free

* for the example strategy on the conversion page; test period 10 years, M1 ticks resolution, 2.6 Ghz I7 system.
** more details: Zorro / Zorro S comparison.
Above list based on manufacturer's specifications as of October 2017. No responsibility accepted for correctness. If you find something incorrect, or if you want another platform included, or if you are a manufacturer and don't want your platform compared here, please notify webmaster@opgroup.de.

 

~~~ 5 Minutes Video Tutorial ~~~