Local Development, Cloud Backtesting

Use your favorite coding environment to design algorithms and backtest on QuantConnect's compute cluster, and data store

Skylight is a cross-platform desktop application for integration with QuantConnect

Code Locally, Backtest In The Cloud

Skylight enables a new era in backtest combining the best of the local development with the power and storage capacity of the cloud.

Develop locally with your favorite coding tools and then send your code for backtesting on a cluster of 5GHz compute nodes with terabytes of data at your disposal.

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Automatic Synchronization

Your projects are automatically synchronized to QuantConnect, creating a cloud backup and easy access across your development environments.

Avoid copying and pasting between desktop and cloud and improve your research process.

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Skylight Roadmap

What's New

Version 0.1.12

December 17, 2020

  • Bug Fixes:

    • Fixes issue where a bad cookie file made Skylight unable to boot
  • Other:
    • Removed stubs from Skylight. Use pip install -U quantconnect-stubs to setup Python autocomplete instead.

v0.1.11 (September 10, 2020)

  • New Features:

    • Adds Python autocomplete for VS Code and PyCharm. The autocomplete will automatically be configured and enabled for your IDE when Skylight is updated and opened in this release.
    • Adds option to update Python autocomplete definitions in the settings window
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Adds "bin/", "obj/", ".vscode/" folders to ignore list

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