Due to the high number of questions and our efforts to create an easy to use EA Builder, a new Open module (V3) will now behave differently to its predecessor (V2). It's still possible to use the current obsolete module (Open module (V2)), which will remain available for at least a year. The new module's documentation can be found here: Open order V3 (new).
March 14th, 2023
The Balance, Equity and Pip functions were added.
We solved an issue with using the Ask/ Bid functions with the cross operators.
February 28th, 2023
Manually adjust (override) your module's Stop Loss and Take Profit value. If you set the setting named 'Allow manually moving TP and SL lines' to 'true', you'll be able to drag-and-drop the SL and TP lines. Setting these lines manually will force a full close, no partial close.
January 14th, 2023
We've fixed a stability issue which occurs when restarting Metatrader when you've got open orders, under specific circumstances. If you're using the Take Profit or Stop Loss module with the 'Order scope' set to 'Symbol' or 'Symbol Order type', you will likely be affected. Please re-download your EA, verify you have version 2.22, retest and redeploy your EA.
December 12th, 2022
Delete backtests that are no longer of interest to you. Deleted backtests will go to the recycle bin. Restore backtest from the recycle bin within 7 days, or else they will be permantly deleted.
November 29th, 2022
You can now navigate directly to your backtest from the expert-advisor page. When you click 'Run' in backtest dialog a bar shows up on the bottom of the page. Click the 'Open' button to navigate to your backtest.
Backtest page updates automatically when the backtest status changes from queued to running to finished. No need to refresh the page manually anymore.
November 11th, 2022
Some characters in Expert Advisor Name resulted in strange file names when exporting to MetaTrader 4 or MetaTrader 5.
Opening a large backtest report resulted in a browser crash.
October 31th, 2022
Various user interface improvements.
Updated documentation (work in progress)
October 10th, 2022
Tutorial pages are now served while creating your EA's, instead of these being 'hidden' away under the 'Documentation' menu item. New tutorial pages will be added frequently.
All (disabled) modules are no longer displayed by default, but only those that are added by you. If you want to add a module, you have to use the 'Add' button, which is available in the 'Strategy' section, which contains your modules.
You've now got the ability to recover your EA from a backtest in case you accidently made a change and are uncertain how to get back to your previous results. The 'Recover expert advisor' button is available when opening your backtest.
Various user interface improvements.
August 27th, 2022
When using the Martingale module you now have a new option to have more control over the lotsize used. This new option is called 'Multiply by raw lotsize'. For more info, see: Money management.
We've made user interface changes to improve your experience and to make room for, soon to be introduced, new tutorial pages and hints.
August 2nd, 2022
Great news! We've added 60 symbols to the MT5 backtester. Also, you can now always test your EA up to today's date.
July 4th, 2022
Replaced `Value` and `Previous Value` in signal editor with numeric field. You can now use any `Shift (bar)` that you would like.
Small UI usability fixes
May 6th, 2022
Added Functions for signals. Eg Ask, Bid, DayofWeek etc.
Indicators now have a default name.
When multiple color indicator parameters are available: Saving an indicator parameter color resulted in override of all indicator color parameters for that indicator.
Small bugfixes and performance improvements.
April 20th, 2022
Some older browsers reported an error 'Object.entries is not a function' while opening a backtest report.
February 15th, 2022
Adding custom indicators has now become easier. You no longer need to use the value repesentation for 'no value', which was 2147483647. You can now simply leave that part of the condition empty. For more info on how to add custom indicators, see: Indicators.
January 29th, 2022
(Subscribers only) Uploading indicators in the EX format (ex4/ ex5) is now available for subscribers. EX indicators are usually commercial indicators. Uploading MQL is still the preferred (faster) way, if you have the MQL available.
November 8th, 2021
In response to user feedback we have redesigned the signal editor to provide for a better user experience.
You can now view and download your backtest reports in our backtest section.
June 6, 2021
Signal - Copy/ Paste/ Invert: to speed up building new EA's we've added functionality to copy your signals between 'Open Buy/ Sell' and 'Close Buy/ Sell'. Also, you can Invert a signal. So you can copy 'Open Buy' to 'Open Sell' and then Invert the 'Open Sell' signal.
(Subscribers only) In the EA's properties, we've added an input so that you can enable to only process each first quote of the candlestick.
Stop loss after condition – Close: manage where your SL is set when a signal is met. Before only an amount of pips from the current position could be selected, now you can put the trail SL anywhere you need.
Take profit after condition – Close manage where your TP is set when a signal is met. Before only an amount of pips from the current position could be selected, now you can put the trail TP anywhere you need.
The (Open) Standard Order module has been split into a Single- and Multiple Order module. The current Standard Open module will be converted to the Single Order Module. The only difference between the original and converted module is that the Single Order module will no longer open multiple orders under any circumstances.
Definition of Conditional modules changed (functional change) (released 19th of June '20).
Adding Bid/ Ask for price-action trading (released 6th of July 20).
A few users reported problems creating new EA's.
A few users reported problems exporting EA's.
A problem was fixed with reloading orders after a disconnect.
A few users could no longer open a Signal.
Conditional modules had issues closing orders at the correct time.
Copying EA's was fixed for Conditional modules.
A critical bug was found for exports between 16 and 23rd of June.
A few users reported problems logging in.
April 20, 2020
Trailing modules before could only be activated when the profit reaches a certain point of profit ('threshold start value'). We added the possibility to add a signal, instead of a threshold, to start trailing.
Fixes in MQL 4 and MQL 5 generation when using custom indicators.