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5 Reasons to Take IBKR Python Course

5 Reasons to Take IBKR Python Course

Posted June 3, 2020
IBKR Quant
Interactive Brokers
5 Reasons to Take IBKR Python Course

IBKR Traders’ Academy offers interactive, online courses on the tools and products available via our trading platform.

Python TWS API is a free educational feature, which engages traders with practical Python code examples. Readers can measure their knowledge via a short quiz at the end of each chapter.

Check out the top 5 reasons traders take this course:

  1. Python has been crowned the most popular language according to IEEE Spectrum’s annual ranking. Proficiency with this language expands one’s algo trading and data science skills.
  2. This Traders’ Academy class shows students how to  install and configure the API for our award-winning Trader Workstation, TWS. In just a few minutes, users get up-to-speed with powerful and fast trading tools.
  3. Readers get practical examples on how to code market data requests.
  4. Algo and order type syntax is illustrated with in-depth examples and references to the GitHub repository.
  5. Traders learn more about EClient and EWrapper classes. The purpose of these important API features is explained in details. Data visualization tools explain how the EClient sends messages to TWS, and how EWrapper delivers TWS callbacks, which the API client implements.

Don’t miss this opportunity to code along the course instructor and see how easy and intuitive Python is. See an example on to how write a market order request:

order = Order()
order.action = action
order.orderType = “MKT”
order.totalQuantity = quantity

Visit IBKR Traders’ Academy and enroll in this class today:

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