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TA-Lib: Technical Analysis Library / News: Recent posts

TA-Lib 0.4.0 Released

TA-Lib provides more than 150 technical analysis functions for financial and trading applications.

Main features of this release are new vector arithmetic functions and TA-Abstract for Java. This abstract interface allows the application to automatically adapt as new functions are added in subsequent releases.

New Features

- Java TA-Abstract interface
- Moving Average with Variable Periods (MAVP)
- UpperLimit/LowerLimit flags for BBANDS.
- Vector Trigonometric Functions: COS, SIN, TAN,
COSH, SINH, TANH, ACOS, ASIN, ATAN
- Vector Arithmetic Functions: ADD, DIV, SUB, MULT
- Other Vector Functions: CEIL, FLOOR, EXP, SQRT, LN, LOG10... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2007-09-15

TA-Lib 0.3.0 Released

TA-Lib provides more than 130 technical analysis functions for financial and trading applications.

Main feature of this release is a new generated XML file to provide meta information of the interface. This facilitate integration within .NET and Java applications.

New Features

- New Functions: BETA, MINMAX, MINMAXINDEX, MININDEX, MAXINDEX
- Debian and RPM packaging available.
- Java JAR packaging available.
- New TA_FunctionDescription() returns XML description of API.
- New ta_func_api.xml file generated in root directory of the package.
- Support for unmanaged static libraries with Visual Studio 2005.... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2007-02-01

TA-Lib 0.2.0 released

TA-Lib provides more than 125 common technical analysis functions for financial trading applications.

This version is an important milestone. A lot of code clean-up now makes TA-Lib focus only on what it does best: be a portable calculation engine for technical analysis.

New Features

- Added technical analysis functions:
ULTOSC : Ultimate Oscillator
NATR : Normalized Average True Range... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2006-06-16

TA-Lib 0.1.5 released

TA-Lib provides more than 120 common technical analysis functions for financial trading applications.

New Features

- Java port of all TA functions.

- Added technical analysis functions:
BOP : Balance of power
CMO : Chande Momentum Oscillator

- New candlestick Hikkake pattern recognition.

- .NET assembly is 'verifiable'. TA-Lib is now conform for uses in places like Microsoft SQL stored procedure.... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2006-01-08

TA-Lib 0.1.4 released

TA-Lib provides a large library of technical analysis functions for financial market. Includes indicators like MACD, RSI, ADX and Stochastic.

TA-Lib includes modules to do performance measurements of transactions. You can also retreive market data from Yahoo!, local files and database.

This release supports 64 bits platform, over 20 new candlesticks functions were added and a few bug were fix.

Works on Windows/Linux with Perl, .NET, Mono, C/C++ and Excel interface. ... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2005-04-22

TA-Lib 0.1.3 released

TA-Lib provides a large library of technical analysis functions for financial data. Includes indicators like MACD, RSI and Stochastic. Provides access to stock market data from ASCII files, SQL database or Yahoo!

TA-Lib includes a module to do performance measurements of tradings.

Works on Windows/Linux with Perl, .NET, Mono, C/C++ and Excel interface.

In this release, the Excel add-ins can now handle default parameters, 12 new candlesticks function and support for Visual Studio 2005(Beta). Many bug fixes.... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2005-01-22

TA-Lib 0.1.2 released

TA-Lib provides a large library of technical analysis functions for financial data. Includes indicators like MACD, RSI and Stochastic. Provides access to stock market data from ASCII files, SQL database or Yahoo!

TA-Lib includes a module to do performance measurements of tradings.

Works on Windows/Linux with Perl, .NET/Mono, C/C++ and Excel interface.

A Perl interface and new candlestick functions are included in this release. Intraday to intraday data conversion is now supported. Many bug fixes.... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2004-11-14

Release 0.1.1p1

This release of ta_Yahoo.exe makes TA-Lib works with Yahoo!

A change of Yahoo! format on April 1st 2004 did require an adaptation to the TA-Lib code.

Details about how to patch 0.1.1 source code is explained in Request ID #927808 in the bug tracker.

A fix ix currently in CVS.

Posted by Mario Fortier 2004-04-04

TA-LIB 0.1.1 released

TA-LIB is a .NET, C/C++ and Excel library for technical analysis (TA) of financial data, providing indicators like MACD, RSI, STOCH etc... plus some statistical and financial functions. Access stock market data from ASCII files, SQL databases or Yahoo! Does also performance measurements of tradings.

Changes in V0.1.1:

- New SQL/ODBC and MySQL data sources.
- New TA functions: TA_SAREXT, TA_STOCHRSI, TA_CORREL
- Add CygWin makefiles
- Add support for adjusted split/dividend data for Yahoo!... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2004-01-17

Recent Developer Activities

Pawel Konieczny:
- MySQL/ODBC data source drivers.
- Start dev. of a Perl interface (SWIG).

Peter Pudaite:
- Add new TA Functions.

Xiaoming Yu:
- Work on intraday to intraday conversion.

Ulrich Bartz:
- Start dev. of a MatLab interface.

Myself:
- Start work on the Yahoo! adjusted data issue.
- Continue dev. of .NET OO interface.

\Mario

Posted by Mario Fortier 2003-11-28

TA-LIB V0.1.0 - New .NET/Mono support

TA-LIB is a .NET, C/C++ and Excel library for technical analysis (TA) of financial data, providing indicators like MACD, RSI, STOCH etc... plus some statistical and financial functions. Access stock market data from ASCII files or Yahoo! Does also performance measurements of tradings.

Changes in V0.1.0:

- New .NET/Mono interface (for the TA Functions only).

- All TA functions can now accept either single or double precision inputs.... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2003-09-13

TA-LIB 0.0.8 released

TA-LIB is a C/C++/Excel library for technical analysis (TA) of financial data, providing indicators like MACD, RSI, STOCH etc... plus some statistical and financial functions. Access stock market data from ASCII files or Yahoo! Does also performance measurements of tradings. A number of new TA functions are included in this release.

V0.0.8 (April 2003)

- New TA Functions:
AROON Aroon
AROONOSC Aroon Oscillator
MAMA MESA Adaptive Moving Average
KAMA Kaufman Adaptive Moving Average
T3 Triple Exponential Moving Average
HT_TRENDLINE Hilbert Transform - Instantaneous Trendline
HT_DCPERIOD Hilbert Transform - Dominant Cycle Period
HT_DCPHASE Hilbert Transform - Dominant Cycle Phase
HT_PHASOR Hilbert Transform - Phasor Components
HT_SINE Hilbert Transform - SineWave
HT_TRENDMODE Hilbert Transform - Trend vs Cycle Mode
AD Chaikin A/D Line
ADOSC Chaikin A/D Oscillator... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2003-04-21

TA-LIB 0.0.7 Released - Excel Support Added

TA-LIB is a C/C++/Excel library for technical analysis of financial data.

Changes

- Excel Add-In implemented. Give it a try with "example.xls".

- Some new TA Functions:
MFI Money Flow Index
MIDPRICE Midpoint Price over period
MIDPOINT MidPoint over period
TRIMA Triangular Moving Average
MACDEXT MACD with controllable MA type
ROCP Rate of change %: (price-prevPrice)/prevPrice
STOCHF Stochastic Fast
AVGPRICE Average Price ... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2003-01-12

TA-LIB 0.0.6 Release

TA-LIB is a C/C++ library for technical analysis of financial data.

V0.0.6 (October 2002)

- Directional Movement TA functions added:
ADX, ADXR, DX, +DI, -DI, +DM and -DM

- Parabolic SAR added.

- Add support of many new Yahoo! data source:
United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy
Belgium... Type "ta_yahoo -c" for the list.

- Correct problem with Yahoo! data source causing
the allocation of historical data to fail with
an "Invalid Date" error. (Fix #609753)... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2002-10-07

TA-LIB 0.0.5 Release

TA-LIB is a C/C++ library for technical analysis of financial data.

Main changes are:
- a new module for performance measurements of trades.

- Many bug fixes, mainly related to the Yahoo! data source.

- The "Category" guideline have been changed for following the ISO 3166 alpha-2 standard instead of the alpha-2 standard.

Posted by Mario Fortier 2002-07-01

TA-LIB 0.0.4 Release

TA-LIB is a C/C++ library for technical analysis of financial data.

V0.0.4 (March 2, 2002)
Mainly a release to reflect interface changes for all the TA functions.

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Changes
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- This version has 3 interface changes to all the TA functions:
1) The parameter nbInputElement has been removed.
2) The startIdx and endIdx cannot take the value -1 anymore.
3) There is now only one outBegIdx and outNbElement even
for functions having multiple output (like Stochastic).
This will simplify both the usage and implementation of
the TA functions.... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2002-03-04

TA-LIB 0.0.3 Release

TA-LIB is a C/C++ library for technical analysis of financial data.
More info at http://ta-lib.org

V0.0.3 (December 22, 2001)
This release now supports both Linux and Win32 platform.

ta-lib-0.0.3-src.zip - Source Code (All platform)
ta-lib-0.0.3-src.tar.gz - Source Code (All platform)
ta-lib-0.0.3-borl.zip - Source Code (+Borland Binaries)
ta-lib-0.0.3-msvc.zip - Source Code (+MSVC Binaries) ... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2001-12-23

TA-LIB 0.0.2 Release

TA-LIB is a C/C++ library for technical analysis
of financial data.

This new alpha release contains a first batch of TA functions and have some bug fixes.

More info at http://ta-lib.org

V0.0.2 (October 2001)
- Add a first batch of TA functions:
EMA, SMA, APO, MACD, PPO, RSI, ATR
TRANGE, MEDPRICE, TYPPRICE ,WCLPRICE
- Add compatibility flag for Metastock.
- Add support for US/CAN indices to the
Yahoo! data source.
- Now include some Win32 binaries.... read more

Posted by Mario Fortier 2001-11-05

Initial release for Win32

This version includes a flexible ASCII and Yahoo! data source. More to come...

Posted by Mario Fortier 2001-09-04