MetaTrader 4 is a trading platform developed by MetaQuotes Software for online trading in the forex, CFD and futures markets. MT4, as it is commonly known, can be downloaded at no charge directly from the MetaQuotes website (www.metaquotes.net)or through dozens of online forex brokers. MT4 provides tools and resources that allow traders to analyze price, place and manage trades, and employ automated trading techniques. This advanced tutorial will introduce MT4’s automated trading, strategy testing and optimization features.
Please note: Learning any proprietary programming language takes significant time and an understanding of programming logic. This tutorial serves only as an introduction to MT4’s capabilities and the general programming process, and should not be construed as an instructional programming manual. Traders can learn more about programming in the MQL4 environment by reading the MT4 Help Guides and participating in the active MQL4 community forums.