Introduction to AmiBroker — Home Page

Introduction to AmiBroker book front cover

This website is the home for the book,
Introduction to AmiBroker,
by Dr. Howard Bandy

The book discusses the installation and use of the AmiBroker trading system development platform.
The book is a tutorial and introduction.

With the publication of the second edition, August 2012, the book is free for personal use.

Use the "Book" link on the banner above to reach the download page.

Update August 14, 2012

The first edition of Introduction to AmiBroker is out of print.

The Second Edition is available in pdf format for download.
It is free for personal use.
The revised book reflects the current version of the AmiBroker program, 5.50, and 5.56 beta.
The book has fewer pages (the reference section was significantly shortened).
Illustrations of operations and their results have been re-captured, and are now in color.

Corrections and changes to the book to keep the book current with the AmiBroker software will be posted to the Change Log, which can be found on the "Book" page.

There are a very few printed and bound copies of the first edition remaining in our inventory. If you would like one of these at a very reasonable price, use the "First Edition" link on the banner above to reach a page where you can order one.

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Quantitative Technical Analysis to learn about our platform independent book on trading system development and trading management, including dynamic position sizing.

Introduction to AmiBroker to learn about our tutorial and reference book for AmiBroker.
Introduction to AmiBroker is now in its Second Edition.
It is free for personal use.

Quantitative Trading Systems to learn about our AmiBroker-oriented book on trading system development.

Mean Reversion Trading Systems to learn about our book on swing trading.

Modeling Trading System Performance to learn about our book on Risk Management, Position Sizing, and Monte Carlo simulation.

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