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Expert Advisor Studio
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Expert Advisor Studio allows you to automate the entire strategy generation process including In/Out Of Sample, Monte Carlo and Multi Market testing. You can even import your own historical data from your broker!
= v1.04, 24 April, 2021 =
- Tweak: Emergency tweak changing the way Strategy Samurai accesses the account history as some brokers have implemented an update that soft bans IP addresses when querying in quick succession
- Tweak: Input names adjusted for clarity
- Tweak: "r" metric renamed to rCorrelationCoefficient for clarity
- Tweak: rCorrelationCoefficient default setting changed to -1 (ignore/allow all)
= v1.03, 03 January, 2021 =
- Debug message removed from public release
- Some sorting inputs reordered and input descriptions added and/or modified for user clarity
- "Check every X seconds" input replaced with "Save approved lists for changes every X seconds"
- License and version check code moved to OnTimer()
- ReturnToAverageDrawdown renamed to ReturnToMaxAverageDrawdown
- TotalPLInDollar renamed to NetProfit
- TotalTrades renamed to Trades
- Filter by Trades and Date dropdown renamed to "FilterByTrades" and "FilterByDate"
- Added text file in base Strategy Samurai directory for users to easily copy/paste URL required for Web Requests
- Added text file in relevant Strategy Samurai directory for users to easily copy/paste the link to the approved magic list text file for the FX Blue Personal Trade Copier
- GUI now displays when the next possible save for the approved lists is
- GUI now displays when the last save for the approved lists was
- The Experts Log now displays two approved lists: the current real-time approved list and the approved list that was last saved to the text file (based off the "Save approved lists for changes every X seconds" input)
- Maximum Drawdown in $ added to CSV file output
- Added MaximumShortTermAverageProfitLossRatio as a filter
- Added NormalisedProfitFactor as a filter and sorting metric
- Added new ReturnToAverageDrawdown metric with new calculations
- Added AverageMaxDrawdown (in $ and %) to CSV file output
- Some drawdown metrics and WinPercentage removed from sorting metric availability
- Magic and Symbol columns now displayed in both SymbolStats and MagicStats CSV files
- In the MagicStats CSV files, the Symbol column now displays the symbol the magic trades on. If the magic trades on multiple symbols, it is set to blank. Works with each filter individually.
- In the SymbolStats CSV files, the Magic column now displays the magic the symbol trades on. If multiple magics trade on the same symbol, it is set to blank. Works with each filter individually.
- Added Coeffecient of Correlation (r) as a filter and sorting metric
- Strategy Samurai now checks for an approved list immediately (thanks community user Hannahis!)
- Bug with JPY pair pip calculations fixed
- Bug fixed with license code where Strategy Samurai would exit immediately if the there was an error upon first application to a chart
= v1.02, 23 October, 2020 =
- Tweak: Default magic list text file renamed to "ApprovedMagicList.txt"
- Tweak: Default symbol list text file renamed to "ApprovedSymbolList.txt"
- Tweak: License validation code tweaked for faster validation when changing settings
- Tweak: "Total win pips", "Total loss pips", "Net pips" and "Pip profit factor" columns formatted to two decimal places
- Tweak: Incorrect input parameters are now displayed as Alerts instead of printed to the Experts log
- Tweak: Specific incorrect input parameters are now only checked on startup if using that filter (Trades or Date)
- Tweak: LONG_TERM_FILTER cannot be turned off. Default for Trades and Date filter is now since inception (entire trade history)
- Tweak: When "Look at last X trades" is set to 0 for the LONG_TERM_FILTER it now means since inception (entire trade history) instead of turning the filter off
- Tweak: Input variable descriptions modified to explain the function of each input more clearly
- Tweak: Renamed "Avg win" column in CSV files to "Avg Profit"
- Tweak: "% change" column in CSV files turned off by default (not currently in use)
- New: LONG_TERM_FILTER now has a "Look at last X days" input to calculate based on rolling days
- New: "Opening balance" and "Closing balance" columns in CSV files now display virtual calculated opening and closing balances for individual magics or symbols
- New: CSV files now indicate which magics or symbols were approved but not in the final list due to not being in the top X sorted count
- New: CSV files now indicate which magics or symbols were excluded due to being in the exclude list
- New: Legend added to CSV files for * and + meanings
- New: Recalculation of statistics is now performed when the user changes the chart or modifies inputs
- New: Current directory is now displayed on the chart to make identifying multiple Strategy Samurai instances easier
- Fix: AverageDrawdown and AverageDrawdownPercent metrics missing from LONG, MEDIUM and SHORT term filters
- Fix: Critical error fixed in sorting function to handle sorting by Symbols
- Fix: Approved List magic count in Experts log now displays correct magic count
- Fix: Error fixed in support function when Strategy Samurai is applied to a chart but the symbol from the trade history is not in the Market Watch window
- Fix: "APPROVED PORTFOLIO" in CSV files now correctly displays the statistics for the "Sort approved list using the top X" input instead of the entire sorted list (with no top by X)
= v1.01, 12 October, 2020 =
- Tweak: Renamed ReturnToDrawdown to ReturnToMaxDrawdown
- Fix: Fixed LONG_TERM_FILTER, MEDIUM_TERM_FILTER and SHORT_TERM_FILTER ReturnToMaxDrawdown logic error
- Fix: Fixed SHORT_TERM_FILTER ReturnToMaxDrawdown logic error
- New: Added StartingBalanceOverride input (only used for drawdown calculations)
- New: Added ReturnToAverageDrawdown filter
- New: Added AverageDrawdown filter
- New: Added AverageDrawdownPercent filter
- New: Added CurrentDrawdown filter (positive number)
- New: Added Avg Profit / Loss Ratio filter (thanks Hannah!)
- Tweak: Printed approved magic list now shows magic count
- New: Added next license key validation label
- New: Added version number label
- New: Black background with Strategy Samurai logo added
- New: Added ability to filter columns in CSV files
- Fix: Fixed critical error with trades with exactly 0.00 net profit
- New: Black background added
- Tweak: Expectancy metric removed. Same as Avg Trade
- New: First column in CSV now indicates if the magic is approved for that individual filter or all filters. "+" = individual filter, "*" = all filters
- New: Combined portfolio trade history statistics for magics that are approved for all filters are now output as the top row in each CSV file
- New: Added ability to sort by Magic grouping or Symbol grouping
= v1.0, 04 September, 2020 =
- Initial release
Strategy Samurai is the ultimate tool to manage hundreds of trading strategies in MetaTrader.
Strategy Samurai will enable you to manage, analyze, and assemble a curated portfolio of strategies in REAL-TIME. It is designed as a sister tool for strategies generated by Forex Strategy Builder Professional and Expert Advisor Studio!
Risk Management Assistant
03 – Sept – 2020
Added automated checks for updates versions
02 – Sept – 2020
Modified Inputs for Periodic Monitoring Screenshots to make them more descriptive.
Corrected minor Periodic Monitoring Screenshots internal calculations.
Simplified DrawDown Limit Notifications to avoid multiple separate notifications when multiple limits are exceeded.
16 – August – 2020
Added new calculations to show exposure for open and all trades at the same time.
Re-arranged some display texts to make them more readable and clean.
Minor notification issues corrected.
07 – Aug – 2020
Added new option to close all trades monitored daily between the designated hours. This input will close all trades in the monitored magic list or account during the specified time interval.
01 – Jul – 2020
Added new calculation so the Risk Manager will now show Open Lots as well as total Lots in the same place.
28 – Jun – 2020
Fixed an error that causes the EA to crash if its placed on accounts with 0 balance and transactions.
Changed the working of an internal filter for better user experience.
25 – Jun – 2020
Added the option for closing trades on Friday
13 – Jun – 2020
Further improved code reliability.
Added the option to filter parameter checking by magic numbers or for the whole account.
Added option for periodic telegram notifications (on EA start ,every day and/or week).
Added the option to ignore Break-even trades and trades with SL at profit from the Open Lots calculation.
1 – Jun – 2020
Significantly re-vamped version. Completely new code for added reliability when calculating DrawDowns. Improved performance for accounts with large amount of transactions. Added the option to display the different parameters the EA monitors on your chart. Added telegram notifications support which include a screenshot of the display panel.
29 – Jan – 2019
Separated the time settings for notifying of events from the one from closing trades during events (IE. you can now get the EA to send you notifications 30 min before an event and close any open trade in your account 10 minutes to 10 minutes after the event)
28 – Jan – 2019
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