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Coding

I am a coder by day. I also use my coding skills to aid my trading. On this blog I will share my knowledge on programming and tech topics as they are useful to me as a trader and probably also to other traders.

Learn with me

Here are just some of the programming and tech related topics that might be of interest to a trader: 
I have taught myself how to code and I think anyone can do this using mostly online resources. On this blog I will sometimes point to these resources and I will be a resource myself. I once created a small video series intended to get traders started with programming. To be honest there are way better resources to get you started programming. So I won't link to my video series. One very good paid resource I used myself is Treehouse.

Checkout my resources page for a list of great educational sites where you can learn to code.

Hire me

I make a living coding full time and I am very happy with this. Still, I am open to engage in side projects, preferably trading related, but not exclusively. Maybe I can help automate your back tests, or maybe I can help you pull financial data from an API.

You can hire me by contacting me directly or you can order my gig on Fiverr.

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