টপিকঃ tradeZilla Zeitgeist: EOD snapshot tool for the Dhaka Stock Exchange
tradeZilla Zeitgeist: EOD snapshot tool for the Dhaka Stock Exchange
tradeZilla Zeitgeist - EOD auto-snapshot tool for the DSE
Zeitgeist (Deutsche; pronounced "tsaɪtɡaɪst") literally means "the spirit of the times" or "the spirit of the age." Zeitgeist denotes the general cultural, intellectual, ethical, spiritual, and/or political climate within a nation or an era (similar to the English word mainstream or trend).
Introducing tradeZilla Zeitgeist...
Zeitgeist is a tool for Bangladeshi stock investors/traders that...
* fetches and prepares daily EOD snapshots from the DSE website
* saves EOD snapshot in nicely formatted CSV files
* automatically imports the EOD data into AmiBroker!
* is totally automated... never again will you have to sit in front of your computer just to collect some data!
How to use Zeitgeist?
Using Zeitgeist couldn't be any simpler: just run it, hide it and forget it!
Double-click on the file tradeZilla.Zeitgeist.exe to run the application:
You can click the "Minimize" button to get the Zeitgeist program window out of your way. Zeitgeist will be minimized to a tray icon on your start menu:
If you want to restore the Zeitgeist window, right-click on the tray icon to bring up the menu (alternatively, you can simply double-click on the tray icon):
Zeitgeist will be working quitely in the background. Don't worry. When it does something worthwhile, Zeitgeist will pop up a notification window:
If you're running Zeitgeist for the first time, you must configure the program before it can begin work.
Below is a brief overview of the essential settings:
AmiBroker location - indicates the location of the AmiBroker executable (i.e. where you've installed AmiBroker). Typically, the location of AmiBroker executable will be "C:\Program Files\AmiBroker\Broker.exe" ("Program Files (x86)" for those running 64-bit Windows)
AmiBroker EOD database - indicates the location of your End-Of-Day database.
Csv output folder - indicates the location where CSV snapshots will be stored.
You can configure Zeitgeist to take daily EOD snapshots automatically on a predefined time.
Please take note that the time must be specified in military (i.e. 24-hours) format (e.g. 17:30, not 5:30 PM)
You can also configure Zeitgeist to avoid working on the weekends!