Rajandran R Founder of Marketcalls and Co-Founder Algomojo. Full-Time Derivative Trader. Expert in Designing Trading Systems (Amibroker, Ninjatrader, Metatrader, Python, Pinescript). Trading the markets since 2006. Mentoring Traders on Trading System Designing, Market Profile, Orderflow and Trade Automation.

Button Trading in Amibroker using AlgoAction Platform

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This tutorial demonstrates how to send orders from Amibroker to Algoaction using Simple GUI buttons. GUI buttons are newer functions in Amibroker 6.21 version onwards. This utilize this afl code requires Amibroker 6.21 version or higher and access to Algoaction + Tradejini arrow API.

Currently, Amibroker version 6.22 features preliminary support for native chart GUI (buttons and edits at the moment). Voice alerts are added to the code. Voice alerts automatically gets triggered whenever buy or sell button is pressed.

Button Trading in Amibroker – AFL Code

/*
Marketcalls Financial Services Pvt Ltd.
Created By : Rajandran R(Founder - Marketcalls.
Created on : 01 Dec 2018.
Website : www.marketcalls.in
*/

_SECTION_BEGIN("Button Trading - Algoaction");

//Notes
//This afl code works only on Amibroker 6.22 and higher version
//Requires Algoaction.in + Tradejini Arrow API to place orders from button
//Replace the API Key and API Secrety key with yours

Version(6.22);

user_apikey = ParamStr("user_apikey","xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx");
user_apisecrete = ParamStr("user_apisecret","yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy");
stcode = ParamList("statergy CODE","S1|S2|S3|S4|S5|S6",0);
s_prdt_ali = ParamList("s_prdt_ali","NRML:NRML|BO:BO|CNC:CNC|CO:CO|MIS:MIS",0);
Tsym = ParamStr("Symbol","BANKNIFTY18DECFUT");
exch = ParamList("Exchange","NFO|NSE|BSE|CDS|MCX|NCDEX|BFO|MCXSXFO|MCXSX",0);
qty = Param("Quatity",40,0,50000,1);
Ret = ParamList("Ret","DAY|IOC",0);
prctyp = ParamList("prctyp","MKT|L|SL|SL-M",0);
TokenNo =ParamStr("TokenNo","12345");
Pcode = ParamList("Pcode","NRML|BO|CNC|CO|MIS",0);
AMO = ParamList("AMO","NO|YES",0);
placeordertype = ParamList("Place Order On","Realtime|CandleCompletion",0);



function Buyorder()
{
	
    algoaction=CreateStaticObject("Tradejini.Algo");
    a = algoaction.PlaceOrder(user_apikey,user_apisecrete,stcode,s_prdt_ali,Tsym,exch,"B",Ret,prctyp,qty,0,TokenNo,"NA",0,0,Pcode,AMO);
    Say( "Order Placed" ); 
}

function Sellorder()
{
    algoaction=CreateStaticObject("Tradejini.Algo");
    a = algoaction.PlaceOrder(user_apikey,user_apisecrete,stcode,s_prdt_ali,Tsym,exch,"S",Ret,prctyp,qty,0,TokenNo,"NA",0,0,Pcode,AMO);
    Say( "Order Placed" );
}

function GuiButtonTrigger( ButtonName, x, y, width, Height ) {
	/// @link http://forum.amibroker.com/t/guibuttons-for-everyone/1716/4
	/// by beaver & fxshrat
	/// version 1.1
	global IDset;
	local id, event, clickeven;
	
	if( typeof( IDset ) == "undefined" ) IDset = 0; 

	//_TRACEF( "IDset before: %g", IDset );	
	GuiButton( ButtonName, ++IDset, x, y, width, height, 7 ); 
	//_TRACEF( "IDset after: %g", IDset );
	result = 0;
	id = GuiGetEvent( 0, 0 );// receiving button id
	event = GuiGetEvent( 0, 1 );// receiving notifyflag
	clickevent = event == 1;
	BuyClicked = id == 1 && clickevent;
	SellClicked = id == 2 && clickevent;
	if( BuyClicked AND StaticVarGet(Name()+GetChartID()+"buyAlgo")==0 ) 
	{
		BuyOrder();
		result = 1;
		StaticVarSet(Name()+GetChartID()+"buyAlgo",1); 
	}
	else
	{
		StaticVarSet(Name()+GetChartID()+"buyAlgo",0);
	}
	if( SellClicked AND StaticVarGet(Name()+GetChartID()+"sellAlgo")==0 ) 
	{
		SellOrder();
		result = -1;
		StaticVarSet(Name()+GetChartID()+"sellAlgo",1); 
	}
	else
	{
		StaticVarSet(Name()+GetChartID()+"sellAlgo",0); 
	}
	return result;
	
}
	
	BuyTrigger = GuiButtonTrigger( "Buy "+qty+" Shares", 0, 50, 200, 30 );
	SellTrigger = GuiButtonTrigger( "Sell "+qty+" Shares", 200, 50, 200, 30 );
	GuiSetColors( 1, 3, 2, colorRed, colorBlack, colorRed, colorWhite, colorBlue, colorYellow, colorRed, colorBlack, colorYellow ); 

Title = "Trigger: " + WriteIf(BuyTrigger==1,"Buy Triggered",WriteIf(BuyTrigger==-1,"Sell Triggered","0"));

SetChartOptions(0 , chartShowArrows | chartShowDates);
Plot(Close,"Candle", colorDefault, styleCandle);

_SECTION_END();
Rajandran R Founder of Marketcalls and Co-Founder Algomojo. Full-Time Derivative Trader. Expert in Designing Trading Systems (Amibroker, Ninjatrader, Metatrader, Python, Pinescript). Trading the markets since 2006. Mentoring Traders on Trading System Designing, Market Profile, Orderflow and Trade Automation.

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