The Python TWS API course focuses on programming with the Trader Workstation Application Programming Interface (TWS API) for Python developers. The TWS API is an open source interface to IBKR’s flagship desktop trading application, TWS, which allows for automation of many aspects of TWS functionality.
Course Lessons focuses on eight topics:
- What is the TWS API?
- Installing & Configuring TWS for the API
- Accessing the TWS Python API Source Code
- Essential components of TWS API programs
- Receiving Market Data and Historical Candlesticks
- Placing Orders
- Option Chains, Portfolio Data and Account Information
- API Case Study in Pair Trades
Short and practical quizzes wrap each lesson, and test your knowledge in an interactive way.
Visit the Traders’ Academy to get started in developing Python applications that use the API, and boost your coding skills in finance.
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