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Backtesting locally w/ python

Hello,

I have found a few forum posts in regards to running LEAN and backtesting locally (python).

However, I cannot locate any step by step instructions on how to accomplish this.

The instructions here: 

https://github.com/QuantConnect/Lean

Only explain how to setup LEAN locally; not how to run an actual backtest. Is there more documentation available?

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On this page:

https://www.quantconnect.com/docs/key-concepts/developing-in-the-ide

Daniel Chen posted a promising link in the comments, but unfortunately it is dead:

 

https://www.quantconnect.com/tutorials/open-source/debugging-python-in-visual-studio

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https://www.quantconnect.com/tutorials/open-source/debugging-python
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