backtrader VS algobroker

Compare backtrader vs algobroker and see what are their differences.


Python Backtesting library for trading strategies [Moved to:] (by backtrader)


Algo execution engine (by joequant)
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backtrader algobroker
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0.9 10.0
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Python Python
GNU General Public License v3.0 only BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of algobroker. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-04.
  • Best Backtesting Libraries (Python)
    11 projects | /r/mltraders | 4 Mar 2022
    algobroker – This is an execution engine for algo trading. The idea is that this python server gets requests from clients and then forwards them to the broker API.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing backtrader and algobroker you can also consider the following projects:

zipline - Zipline, a Pythonic Algorithmic Trading Library

pyalgotrade - Python Algorithmic Trading Library

pybacktest - Vectorized backtesting framework in Python / pandas, designed to make your backtesting easier — compact, simple and fast

PyThalesians - Python library for backtesting trading strategies & analyzing financial markets (formerly pythalesians)

bt - bt - flexible backtesting for Python

analyzer - :chart: Python framework for real-time financial and backtesting trading strategies

quantitative - quantitative - Quantitative finance back testing library


pandas_talib - A Python Pandas implementation of technical analysis indicators