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Boost Your Python Skills with IBKR Traders’ Academy


Is Learning Python on your 2021 New Year’s Resolutions?

Join the experts from IBKR Traders’ Academy for a free online course on Python and algo trading. Expand your coding skills with the eight interactive lessons on the tools and products available via the trading API.

This comprehensive TWS API course focuses on programming with the Trader Workstation Application Programming Interface (TWS API) for Python developers. The TWS API is an open source interface to IBKR’s flagship desktop trading application, TWS, which allows for automation of many aspects of TWS functionality.

Start today with the first lesson What is the TWS API?  The instructor introduces our award-winning platform and goes over how to install the TWS Application Programming Interface (API).

Next, watch an overview of the TWS API, what it can provide, and where it can be found.

The lesson also discusses the hardware and software requirements for this course on programming with the TWS API.

Finally, the instructor covers the most frequently-asked questions about the API, with their respective answers.

For the entire course in Python see To keep up-to-date on algo trading, follow the news channel.

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The analysis in this material is provided for information only and is not and should not be construed as an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security. To the extent that this material discusses general market activity, industry or sector trends or other broad-based economic or political conditions, it should not be construed as research or investment advice. To the extent that it includes references to specific securities, commodities, currencies, or other instruments, those references do not constitute a recommendation by IBKR to buy, sell or hold such investments. This material does not and is not intended to take into account the particular financial conditions, investment objectives or requirements of individual customers. Before acting on this material, you should consider whether it is suitable for your particular circumstances and, as necessary, seek professional advice.

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