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Weekend project BitCoin trading bot

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Robert Lancer Are you aware of this amazing opensource project - “Gekko”

https://gekko.wizb.it/
https://gekko.wizb.it/docs/introduction/about_gekko.html

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I looked at but am opting to build one from scratch to take advantage of tighter integration with whatever exchange I end up using.

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It’s all your wish in reusing existing or building completely new one. Any ways, you have to deal with the API integration with the exchange headache. That’s exactly I don’t like when it comes to the concept of de-centralized technology which essentially is the power and should not be controlled by any exchanges.

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I started working with https://gemini.com, they actually have integration with FIX protocol, which I’m currently not using because you cant easily connect like the HTTP based APIs https://docs.gemini.com/fix-marketdata/#connecting

They do have a websocket API which is really nice for getting streaming market data.

For me new to fin tech programming it’s good to build from scratch to learn all the nuances of how the exchanges work.

I’m thinking of making project out of this and sharing the code with a few interested developers, potentially open sourcing it when its ready but the first test will be to see if we can make any money from it.

Right now BitCoin is rising so fast, it’s near impossible to beat the market, but I see an opportunity given how volatile it is.

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Another weekend, now checking out GDAX api.

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A killer advantage of GDAX is it’s hosted out of AWS US East, so can get on the same network as the exchange without having to pay for colocation.

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