One of the things that I’ve been doing sporadically over the last couple of years is dabbling in Automated Trading. Now when I say dabbling, I mean small fry. Mostly playing with backtesting and the occasional test with small amounts of real money.
It’s been interesting, and I’ve learned a lot (many of the ‘things not to do’).
The following is a collection of useful tools and learning resources.
This will be my second year documenting things that I want to do this year and giving myself a mark on the results. I found it to be a valuable exercise last year, though my priorities did shift over the course of the year.
Occasionally, you’ll want to change a Route53 Resource Record Set from one type to another. In the case of going from a traditonal ‘A’ record to an Alias Target the following code (with the aws-sdk rubygem) should do the trick.