Cloud Platform

Getting Started

User interface of cloud platform

Follow these steps to create, backtest, and paper trade a new algorithm:

  1. Log in to the Algorithm Lab.
  2. On the Projects page, click Create New Algorithm.
  3. Create new algorithm
  4. A new project opens in the cloud Integrated Development Environment (IDE).
  5. At the top of the IDE, click the Gear icon Build icon.
  6. At the top of the IDE, click the Play button Backtest icon.
  7. The backtest results page displays your algorithm's performance over the backtest period.

    Backtesting results
  8. At the top of the IDE, click the Lightning bolt Deploy Live icon.
  9. On the Deploy Live page, click the Brokerage field and then click Paper Trading from the drop-down menu.
  10. Live deployment wizard
  11. Click Deploy.
  12. The live results page displays your algorithm's live trading performance.

    Live trading results

To deploy a live algorithm with a different brokerage, see the Deploy Live Algorithms section of the brokerage integration documentation.

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