MetaQuotes celebrates 17 years of its algorithmic trading community

The largest community of developers and algorithmic traders celebrates its 17th birthday on November 11, 2021

12 November 2021

MetaQuotes celebrates 17 years of its algorithmic trading community

The largest community of developers and algorithmic traders celebrates its 17th birthday on November 11, 2021. The community history began from the launch of the website which was named after MetaQuotes Language 4, the integrated programming language for developing indicators and trading strategies for the MetaTrader 4 trading platform. In 2010, following the release of the new MetaTrader 5 platform and MetaQuotes Language 5, the community turned into

Today is a global resource which is visited by seven million unique users, including but not limited to, programmers and algorithmic trading experts, per month. The following resources are available to users:

  • Market. The marketplace features 26,000 ready-made trading robots and technical indicators.
  • CodeBase. The MQL5 Source Code Library includes 10,500 source codes of various trading applications.
  • Freelance. Experienced programmers, many of whom work full time in the Freelance service, have completed more than 83,000 application development orders.
  • Knowledge base. More than 1,000 articles and 1,400 Documentation pages are available in 10 languages. More than 200,000 threads have already been published on the forum.
  • VPS. MetaQuotes' Virtual Private Server is a tailored solution for high-frequency trading. provides a powerful distributed cloud network, along with the ability to integrate Python and SQL solutions. By accessing extensive MQL5 Cloud Network resources, algorithmic traders can reduce the investment hypothesis testing time, from several days to a few minutes.

MetaQuotes is considered as one of the leading developers of software applications for financial markets. The company has developed a number of popular software solutions, including the MetaTrader 5 trading platform which is used by more than 1,500 brokerage companies, hedge funds, and banks from all over the world.