Advanced Scanner

This post is about the slideshows and demo videos related to the Advanced Scanner in ChartAlert that lets you write your own text-based scanning/screening algorithms to scan for bullish and bearish signals

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In the image above, the ‘User Scans’ node holds all the custom scans written by the end-user. Multiple scans can be combined into a single Screener. The ‘Run Multiple Scans’ node holds all the screeners created by the end-user.

The Advanced Scanner in ChartAlert is an advanced scanning engine that is powered by CASL, a text-based powerful scripting language that provides straightforward methods to write scanning algorithms to scan stocks or futures or commodities for bullish and bearish signals.

The Advanced Scanner ships with several Factory Scans across diverse schools of analysis, and it serves the following purposes . . .

  1. Examples of scans that can be written in the Advanced Scanner
  2. Allow an the end-user to copy and modify the parameters of the scans to suit custom preferences

You can create advanced (custom) scans based on the following . . .

  • Candlestick Patterns
  • Chart Patterns
  • Harmonic Patterns
  • Point & Figure Patterns
  • Renko Patterns
  • Moving Averages
  • Technical Indicators
  • Trading Systems (Proprietary)

The CASL interface includes an in-built Text Editor or Prompter, that makes it easy to . . . modify Factory Scans by re-writing; Copy/ Edit/ Modify/ Save existing Factory Scans; write new Scans; use numerous AND-ing/ OR-ing conditions; write/ Copy/ Edit/ Modify/ Save numerous Filters; combine multiple Scans

Basics, Column Builder, Factory Scans – 8 slides

Creating a User Scan – 9 slides

Creating a Screener – 15 slides

Working with the Sequencer – 13 slides

Organize Scans in Folders – 12 slides

Scan for Divergences – Classic or Hidden, Bullish or Bearish – 14 slides

Also see related videos on YouTube

Videos on YouTubeTime in mm:ss
Advanced Scanner + Relative Strength7:16
Advanced Scanner + Relative Strength Matrix7:35
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