This is why programmers dislike account people / business people…Continue reading “You can’t have more than 10 years of experience on Rails!”
In my quest to program and build my own trading system, I have discovered a lot of conflicting information on the “Internets” about trading APIs and stock and option price quotes. In the past, I posted on HN news about some of my findings, only to get some great new insights. One thing I can’t find is a simple location for all trading APIs and I have stumble along some rabbit holes when dealing with the APIs, trying to see what works and what is no longer supported. With that said, I will will be launching a General information Git Repository, to hopefully provide links to SDK for trading API and price quote APIs, Etc. I will obviously do pull requests, but my opinions and finding on certain trading systems will be detailed below and on this site.Continue reading “The Best and Worst Stock and Option Trading APIs”
For years I looked for a simple way to get earnings reports from Wall St. It seems they would change their earning reports on a regular basis and the dates would be inconsistent. Then one day when I wasn’t paying attention, BAM. Earnings report and the stock would take off or crash on the numbers and I would be left holding the bag or missed the boat. You get the point.Continue reading “How to Scrape and Parse Stock Earnings Reports”
On August 1st, 2013, I retired from the Marine Corps (reserve) after 20 years. Being a Marine was one of the best, most challenging, difficult, awesome, rewarding, dangerous, selfless, crazy, fun, dirtiest, humbling, toughest, exhausting jobs I will ever have. I thought it might be appropriate to thank one of my Drill Instructors.Continue reading “A Thank You Letter to My Drill Instructor, (22 years later)”
A few months ago I posted on HackerNews a question about Laravel vs. Drupal. Although an unofficial poll, One can the overwhelming response in favor of Laravel. However, gather feedback from the Internets wasn’t enough.Continue reading “Drupal Vs. Laravel”
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Total B.S.Continue reading “Jim Cramer Greatest Hits”