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Jared Broad

Founder & CEO

LEAN CLI for Streamlining Cloud and Local Workflows

At QuantConnect, we are always looking for ways to improve quants’ experience across all aspects of our platform through timely updates, new features, and responsive quant-support. To the shared end of making quants lives easier with the best tools, we’ve released LEAN CLI for those quants using, or looking to use, LEAN, the standard-bearer for […]

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Lexie Robinson

Lexie Robinson

Report Generator Improvements, .Net Core Migration – Release Notes v10575-v10864

This release was another big one in moving our system over to .Net Core format to grant you access to the newest and best tools that have been added to C#. Also included in this release are changes to our report generator, now any report you run on a backtest will include an estimated capacity […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Lexie Robinson

    .Net Core Migration, Github Actions CI, New Python Packages – Release Notes v10339-v10574

    This release is a big update for LEAN, we’re marching towards .NET Core support with the migration of our projects to .NET Core format. We’re still a few weeks away from being ready but we’re optimistic Core will bring a speed up and better cross-platform compatibility. We’ve integrated with the new Github Actions CI system […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    New Indicators, Speed and Performance Improvements – Release Notes v9993-v10335

    We rounded out 2020 continuing our focus on speed, stability, and feature-completeness as we added more indicators and debugged some tricky option-universe selection edge cases. We sped up the regression test-suite and welcomed several new open-source contributors! Special thanks to Cnaccio, aarjaneiro, aricooperman,and mathpaquette. QuantConnect is an open-source platform. Join us as we break open […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Cloud Optimization and Futures Options Deployment – Release Notes v9766-v9972

    Merry Christmas and a special thanks to our community contributors kazazes, jmerle, jKard1210, and IlshatGaripov.   Months of intensive technology and engineering have gone into LEAN v9766-v9972. We’ve implemented cloud optimization; harness this powerful tool to test thousands of combinations for your strategy in record time! Identify hot spots in your charting to avoid costly overfitting, […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Interactive Brokers Currency Improvements, New Notebook API Support, Options Backtesting Enhancements – Release Notes v9464-v9760

    LEAN v9464-v9760 unlocks key live trading functionality for accounts with non-USD base currencies, to better serve our global clients. We’ve streamlined harnessing the QuantConnect API in the Jupyter Research environment to analyze backtests and projects with ease. We made improved options backtesting for better out-of-the-money assignment messaging.  Features  OptionChain and OptionContract improvements (Github | Docker)  […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Autocomplete Python Stubs CI, Binance Exchange Integration, LEAN Speed Improvement – LEAN Release Notes v9194-v9449

    In the last 2 weeks the QuantConnect team has been focused on stability and bug fixes. Diving deep into some of the long lingering issues and publishing fixes for the along with additional regression tests to lock in that stability. We also surpassed 10,000 unit tests giving the platform a rock solid foundation for expansion! […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Python Auto-complete, and with Integrated Docker-Local IDE Support with VSCode, PyCharm and Visual Studio. Release notes v9842-v9185

    In this release of updates, we have made substantial changes to improve our local development experience through deep integration of the LEAN Docker containers, along with publishing a research docker container for running your LEAN Research Notebooks locally. These docker containers are completely integrated into VSCode, PyCharm, and Visual Studio allowing you to run backtests […]

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    Lexie Robinson

    Github Tagging Integration, Docker CI Setup, Upgraded Futures Margins, New Algorithms and Indicators, Update to .net 4.6.2 – LEAN Release Notes v8406-v8943

    This release of updates to LEAN is among one of the biggest yet. With this update, we have been working hard to upgrade your user experience. We upgraded futures margins to improve futures backtesting modelling and behavior, and updated to a newer version of .net (4.6.2). Along with this, we have added LEAN docker files […]

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    Jared Broad

    Founder & CEO

    Powered By LEAN: Abbington Investment Group

    In the next edition of our Powered By LEAN blog series, we feature Charles (Chuck) Waite, Chief Technology Officer of boutique independent wealth management and investment management firm Abbington Investment Group. Chuck spent some time with our CEO Jared Broad to discuss his firm’s investing strategy, how QuantConnect simplifies their operations & much more! Broad: What’s […]