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    Lexie Robinson

    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

    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

    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

    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 […]