Adaptrade Builder and NinjaTrader®

Adaptrade Builder makes it easy to discover, code, and test thousands of unique and complete NinjaTrader trading strategies in minutes. Builder can discover and code trading systems for automated trading of stocks, futures, forex, ETFs, and other markets on time intervals from tick data to monthly bars. Adaptrade Builder generates complete NinjaScript strategy code in open format for NinjaTrader 7 and NinjaTrader 8, ready to be copied into the NinjaTrader platform for execution.


NinjaTrader is an award-winning trading platform supported by a wide variety of brokers for trading futures, stocks, forex, and other markets. Builder has been designed to generate strategy code that can be directly executed in the NinjaTrader 7 and NinjaTrader 8 platforms, including day trading strategies for automated trading in NinjaTrader.

Builder has been designed to read and process files of price data exported through the historical data manager of NinjaTrader. The Builder software includes automatic out-of-sample testing and features designed to increase robustness and prevent over-fitting. After the strategies are built, simply right-click on the strategy code and select "Save NinjaScript Strategy to File". The code can then be opened in the NinjaScript Editor, as shown below.

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