Quantzilla Basics - Nov 2020 Edition

Language: English

Instructor: Rajandran R

Validity Period: 365 days


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Offline Payment Details:
Bank: Equitas Small Finance Bank Ltd
Account No: 200001351550
Branch : Thillainagar
IFSC : ESFB0001017

What you will learn?

What is QuantZilla?

QuantZilla is a immersive mentor-ship program on designing trading systems, converting trading ideas into indicators and trading strategies, automating the trading systems.


There are no prerequisites to this course. You can do this course if you have never coded or haven't seen a console window. The learning curve is steep since you are learning a programming language and its usage in financial markets. It is recommended that you show commitment towards learning to gain most out of the course.

Quantzilla - Module 1 - Introduction to Quantitative Trading Development Platforms

  • Introduction to Quantitative Analysis
  • Investing Vs Trading
  • Quantitative Trading Systems
  • Trading System Development
  • Introduction to Amibroker
  • Features of Amibroker & Datafeed
  • How to Scan in Amibroker
  • How to Explore in Amibroker
  • How to Backtest in Amibroker

Quantzilla - Module 2 - Introduction to Amibroker AFL Coding Development and Basic Amibroker Functions

  • Basics of Amibroker AFL Programming.
  • Understanding AFL Editor & Code Snippets
  • Amibroker identifiers, constants, operators
  • Amibroker Built-in Functions (Plot, PlotShape, LastValue, Cross, EMA)
  • How to Plot Trading Signals

Quantzilla - Module 3 - Building Scanners and Exploration for Trading & Investing Opportunities

  • Building Simple Scanners (Exploration)
  • Understanding Filter Variable, Addcolumn function, Addtextcolumn function
  • Customizing Scanners & Formatting Scanner output
  • Real-time Scanners
  • Difference between IIF, WriteIF, IF functions
  • How to Write Nested IIF Functions
  • Live Examples on Exploration (Live Coding)
  • How to compare Current data with past datasets

Quantzilla - Module 4 - Understanding Trading System Development Functions

  • Where to Get the Complete list of Amibroker Built-in Functions Understanding Valuewhen Function
  • Understanding Barssince Function
  • Understanding HHV, LLV, Highest, Lowest, Highestsince, LowestSince Understanding Param Functions & Controls
  • Understanding Classical Indicators Built-in Functions (MACD, Bollinger, ATR, CCI..etc)
  • Understanding Exrem Function
  • Building Simple Donchian Channel Breakout Strategy

Quantzilla - Module 5 - Strategy Creation and Portfolio Backtesting

  • Building Your First Trading Strategy
  • Understanding Basic Building blocks in a trading strategy
  • Backtesting your trading strategy
  • Portfolio level backtesting
  • Backtesting Ema Crossover, Supertrend Trading System
  • Backtesting Vlintra V5 – Nifty & Bank Nifty 5min trend following system

Quantzilla - Module 6 - Measuring Key Performance Indicators (KPI) Metrics

  • CAGR Overview
  • Equity Curve and Drawdown
  • Maximum Drawdown and CAR/MDD
  • Risk-Adjusted Return
  • Sharp Ratio and Sortino Ratio
  • Payoff and Profit Factor
  • Recovery Factor
  • K-Ratio

Quantzilla - Module 7 - Creating Intraday Trading Strategies and End of Candle Execution Trading Strategies

  • Different Backtesting modes available in Amibroker
  • Creating your Backtesting Template
  • Applying Stops and Targets to your Trading Strategy
  • Building First Intraday Trading Strategy
  • Building End of the Candle Execution Strategies
  • Basic optimization techniques

Quantzilla - Module 8 - Creating Intra-Bar Execution Strategies and Multi Timeframe Functions

  • Building Non-Repainting Strategies
  • Building Intra-Bar Execution Strategies (Limit Order)
  • Understanding Multi timeframe Functions

Quantzilla - Module 9 - How to Send Trade Alerts in Amibroker

  • How to Send Alerts to Output Window
  • How to Send Voice Alert
  • How to Send Sound Alert
  • How to Send Popup Alert
  • How to Send Alerts to Smartphones using Push Bullet
  • How to use AlertIF, Say, PopupWindow, SendEmail, Play sound function
  • How to Configure Gmail SMTP and How to Install SSL Addon tool for sending Email Alerts using Amibroker
  • How to use ParamTrigger & Param Toggle Function and what are the core differences between the two.
  • How to use Javascript, VB Script inside Amibroker AFL

Quantzilla - Module 9 - Introduction to Optimization, Smart Optimization, Walk Forward Testing & Monte Carlo

  • What is Optimization? and How to Perform Optimization?
  • Exhaustive Optimization Vs Smart Optimization
  • Smart Optimizers SPSO, TRIBES, CMA-ES
  • What is Curve Fitting and How to Avoid Curve Fitting
  • What is Walk Forward Testing? and the Importance of Walk Forward Testing
  • Monte-Carlo simulation for Strategy Validation
  • Importance of Slippage Handling and other Transaction Cost Analysis

Quantzilla - Module 10 - Introduction to API, Automated Trading & How to Send Automated Orders

  • What is API?
  • How to Create API from Algomojo
  • What is Algomojo (Web Based Algo Trading Platform)
  • How to send Automated Orders using Broker API
  • How the Orders form Amibroker is sent via Broker API to Exchange
  • Amibroker Configuration Settings for Automated Trading
  • Video Links to Learn more about Algomojo Free API

Quantzilla - Module 11 – Introduction to GFX Functions and Designing Trading Dashboards

  • Amibroker Low-Level GFX Functions
  • How to use the Set the font, Set the GFX background mode
  • How to use GFX Pen, Brush
  • How to understand co-ordinates
  • How to draw a Dashboard with Profit and Loss
  • Difference between Last value and Selected Value Function
  • Using the Status function to retrieve the pixel width and height
  • Difference between Barcount and Barindex
  • What is Quick AFL? How to turn off Quick AFL
  • How to use advance looping
  • How to plot trailing stop using the Advance loop method

Quantzilla - Module 11 – Introduction to Advancelooping

  • Introduction to Advanced Looping
  • How to use Advance looping to plot Supertrend
  • Different Phases & Flags used in Advance looping to plot the Supertrend trailing stoploss

Quantzilla - Module 12 – Stoploss and Target Handling

  • How to apply stop loss, profit target, N-Bar stop, Trailing Stop in Amibroker using Backtester Settings
  • How to use Applystop Function in Amibroker (Types, Modes of Stoploss)
  • How to plot initial stoploss

Quantzilla - Module 13 – How to Debug in Amibroker and File Operations?

  • How to apply trace & tracef functions
  • How to use Amibroker AFL Debugger
  • Debugging Settings, Settings Breakpoints & Watching Variables
  • File Operations in Amibroker
  • Reading CSV,TXT files data using Amibroker
  • Exporting CSV,TXT files data from Amibroker Database

Quantzilla - Module 14 – File Operations and How to Backtest Pair Trading Strategies

  • How to Backtest Pair Trading Strategies in Amibroker
  • Introduction to Correlation & Co-Integration Functions
  • Unit Root Testing
  • Augmented Dickey-Fuller (ADF) Test

Quantzilla - Module 15 – How to backtest multi legged option strategies

  • What are the challenged faced while coding multi-strike options backtesting
  • What are the solutions to fix multi-strike options backtesting
  • Sample code walkthrough and how to create a template for Multi-Strike Options Backtesting
  • How to Create a Portfolio of Symbols for Options Backtesting
  • Ideas to implement the backtesting for multiple years of Options data

Course Curriculum

Day 1 - Introduction to Quantative Trading Development Platforms
Download IEOD Sample Database
Day 2 - Introduction to Amibroker AFL Programming
Amibroker AFL Codes
Day 3 - Introduction to Amibroker Scanners and Exploration
Amibroker AFL Codes
Day 4 - Exploration, If, IIF & WriteIF Functions and Nested IIF loops
Amibroker AFL Codes
Day 5 - Introduction to Backtesting
Amibroker AFL Codes
Day 6 - Building Intraday Trading Models & Optimization
Amibroker AFL Codes
Day 7 - Backtesting Metrics, Slippages and Transactional Cost Analysis
Amibroker AFL Codes
Day 8 - Creating Custom Indicators and Understanding Equity Curve Function
Amibroker AFL Codes
Day 9 - Alerts and Building Non Repainting Indicators
Amibroker AFL Codes
Day 10 - Walk Forward Testing and Monte Carlo Analysis
Day 11 - Dashboard Controls and GUI Controls
Amibroker AFL Codes
Day 12 - Introduction to Advanced Looping - Part 1
Amibroker AFL Codes
Day 13 - Introduction to Advanced Looping - Part 2
Amibroker AFL Codes
Day 14 - Introduction to Automated Trading - Part 1
Day 14 - File Operations and Exploration Automation - Part 2
Amibroker AFL Codes
Day 15 - Options Backtesting
Amibroker AFL Codes
Day 16 - Amibroker AFL Troubleshooting
Day 17 - Scalein and Scaleouts
Day 18 - Introduction to Custom Backtesting Interface - Part 1
Custom Backtesting Interface Study Materials
Day 19 - Introduction to Custom Backtesting Interface - Part 2

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