Create a cryptocurrency trading bot in Elixir
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Create a cryptocurrency trading bot in Elixir

About the Book

This book is a loosely written representation of Create a cryptocurrency trading bot in Elixir video course released on YouTube.

WARNING - THIS IS AN EARLY ALPHA RELEASE - contains roughly 50% of reworked contents from videos.

The video course is still an ongoing production and will be continued in the upcoming months(as of January 2021), at this moment it contains:

  • streaming live crypto prices from Binance WSS
  • create a naive trading strategy - a single trader process without supervision
  • designing and implementing a supervision tree around the trader
  • introducing PubSub as a communication method
  • updating trading strategy to multiple parallel traders
  • storing historical prices (trade_events) in Postgres database
  • mocking Binance API
  • storing orders in Postgres database
  • backtesting trading strategy
  • fine-tuning trading strategy per symbol
  • auto starting trading strategy

About the Author

Kamil Skowron
Kamil Skowron

I'm Kamil đź‘‹

An experienced software consultant and founder of Frathon.

A small privately-owned and operated company. I take pride in providing high-quality outsourcing and consultancy services. I also develop advanced online learning courses for developers. I focus predominantly on Elixir and Node.js, solving problems in areas like algorithmic trading, cryptocurrencies, sports betting among others.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Who this book is for
  • What this book covers
  • Source code
  • Chapter 1 - Stream crypto prices
    • Objectives
    • Create an umbrella app
    • Create a supervised application inside an umbrella
    • Connect to Binance’s WebSocket Stream using the WebSockex module
    • Decode incoming events using the Jason module
  • Chapter 2 - Create a trading strategy
    • Objectives
    • Initializiation
    • How trading strategy will work?
  • Chapter 3 - Introducing PubSub as a communication method
    • Objectives
    • Design
    • Implementation
  • Chapter 4 - Mocking binance API
    • Objectives
    • Design
    • Create “BinanceMock” app
    • Implement getting exchange info
    • Implement placing buy and sell orders
    • Implement order retrival
    • Implement callback for incoming trade events
    • Upgrade trader and config
    • Test the implementation
  • Chapter 5
    • Objectives
    • Introduction - architectural design
    • Implement Naive.SymbolSupervisor
    • Implement Naive.Leader

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