What is the difference between MultiCharts and MultiCharts.Net?
The two platform editions are nearly identical in features related to charting, execution, and analytical tools. The major differences are in the programming languages used to power each edition of MultiCharts. Below is a list comparing the two editions of MultiCharts:
- EasyLanguage compatibility allows to import studies from TradeStation.
- User-friendly programming language can be easily learned by a non-professional programmer.
- A great amount of third-party add-ons available.
- Thousands of free studies available on the web.
- Easily protected as a read-only file (binary code).
- One study can easily get access to the values of the other study.
- Password protection of your script.
- Engineered specifically for programmers who use VB.NET and C#. The .NET Framework is much more flexible than PowerLanguage.
- Ability to debug your scripts using Visual Studio Debug Tool.
- Access all data from Scripts for instruments that are not even charted.
- Access to the list of symbols in the database from studies.
- Ability to use the third-party databases (SQL Server, Mongo DB).
- Ability to plot custom charts, drawings, texts, images, highlight any pixel on a chart.
- Ability to trade simultaneously with more than one broker and on more than one instrument using just one strategy on a chart (sending unmanaged orders).
- Access to the status of orders, positions, accounts, logs from the script.
- Ability to create custom Toolbars.