Change Log - Velocity 2.0

Build 4.0.0.1124 (Current Build) - Released 21 Aug 2018

(Master File Download Preponed / Refinements to adjust to newer upgrades of NinjaTrader 8)

This update requires you to replace your Amibroker Plugin files & NinjaTrader 8 Plugin Scripts. The older plugins for both Ninjatrader 8  & Amibroker are not compatible with this version of Velocity

> Check out this article to help you update your TrueData NinjaTrader 8 Plugin > Link 

  • Recent versions of NinjaTrader 8 were seen to show multiple ticks for the same tick, increasing volume every time a 'Reload Historical Data' was done -> Rectified
  • Ninjatrader 8 was seen to repaint the data or freeze on some PCs as a result of the above-mentioned fact -> Issue resolved.
  • NinjaTrader8 now downloads the data (both historical & real-time - tick & 1 min) much faster than earlier. With a good internet connection, you would be able to notice the change instantly. 
  • Master Files download check by Velocity 2.0 preponed by 1 hour. Masters are now uploaded on the server at 07:50 and Velocity would warn you to restart, now at 07:56 instead of the 08:50, if you don't have the updated masters.
  • 08:50 warning to update Masters removed. Anytime Velocity is started/restarted post 07:57, it would not be required to restart later as earlier. Also, more optimizations for the master file downloads to reduce the download timings.
  • Amibroker bug wherein when databases were changed from 1 min to Tick resulted in duplicate ticks if the user continued tracking Amibroker without restarting it. - Rectified
  • Ninjatrader 7 - Some bugs removed in the plugin.
  • Bugs removed.

Build 4.0.0.1121 - Released - 19 May 2018

(Internal IP changes & refinements)

  • There are a lot of internal IP changes & refinements
  • The master file downloads have been optimized to download instantly.
  • Master files were found to be not getting downloaded sometimes on some client setups. Rectified.
  • Bugs removed.

Build 4.0.0.1120 - Released 23 Feb 2018

(Negative volume errors in some cases corrected)

  • Negative volume shows up on the charts sometimes. Now resolved.
  • Amibroker plugin improvements with regards to cumulative 1 min volumes.
  • Cumulative 1 min volumes match total exchange volumes perfectly in real time and at EOD.
  • Many small refinements & bugs removed.

Build 4.0.0.1119 - Released 19 Jun 2017

(Addition of Updata, Refinements in connections for poor internet connections)

  • Invalid Heartbeat issue now resolved 
  • Internet disconnections - Velocity will reconnect automatically post a disconnection, provided the internet is stable
  • Velocity now connects and feeds data to Updata Analytics 
  • Velocity External Client API now x64 also 
  • NinjaTrader 64 bit plugin now a part of the main package
  • Many small refinements & bugs removed.

Build 4.0.0.1117 (Current Build) - Released 23 Mar 2017

(Refinements in data flow & improvements in External Compatibility)

  • Improvements in data flow for slow internet connections
  • Data flow was stopping after a loss of heartbeat, except for Indices. 
  • External Compatibility now for Tick data also. 
  • TrueData Velocity connects to Arthachitra & more.
  • Many small refinements & bugs removed.

Build 4.0.0.1116 - Released 01 Jan 2017

(External Compatibility from Velocity 2.0 for Python, C# & COM))

  • TrueData External - TrueData Velocity can now be used to get data into Python, C# & other programming languages which can use COM
  • Sample Apps for C# and COM along with the sample codes for C# & Python are provided along with the installation
  • The External module needs to be installed separately and needs to be activated from our back-end
  • If you have an application, you can integrate the same with Velocity 2.0 yourself and then let our team do the marketing for you.

Build 4.0.0.1115  - Released 19 Nov 2016

(NinjaTrader 8 compatibility & Symbols added for Metastock)

  • NinjaTrader8 Plugin - Now get a dedicated plugin for NinjaTrader8 32 bit, built totally in-house by the TrueData team.
  • The steps you need to take to enable TrueData with NinjaTrader 8 are given here >>  How to Connect Velocity to NinjaTrader 8 ?.
  • Simulated trading now works on NinjaTrader 8 for valid symbols (Equity, Future Contracts & Options)
  • Ninja Trader Symbols implemented. For instance:-
    • All Indices, Equities & Futures symbols are added & mapped automatically to NinjaTrader8. No need to add them.
    • For Indices use ^ (^NIFTY, ^BANKNIFTY) etc.. Only 'NIFTY' is not a valid symbol and will not get any data.
    • For contract futures use MM-YY, meaning for November 2016 use 11-16. eg. NIFTY 11-16, NIFTY 12-16, NIFTY 01-17. (Symbol MM-YY > there is a space between Symbol & MM-YY).
    • Rollovers evaluated by Ninja automatically - Can also be adjusted.
    • Continuous futures are recognized by Ninja.
    • Options symbols need to be added manually as NT8 is not yet configured for options, like it is for futures. 
  • All other features for NinjaTrader8 being added as and when enabled by NinjaTrader.
  • Metastock - Enabled options & other symbols for Metastock which were earlier possible in only Velociity 1.0.
  • Same symbols as Velocity 1.0 (restricted to 14 letters)enabled for use with Metastock or any other TA software.
  • Please go through this detailed post to see how the symbols are to be built up for Contract Futures & Options for use in Metastock 
  • Some Bugs removed & Fresh Build.

Build 4.0.0.1113 - Released 01 Jul 2016

(Beta Release - Average traded Price (ATP) & Previous Day Open Interest Added)

  • Amibroker - Now get ATP as an indicator only in Real time (Using Aux1). 
  • There is no History back-fill for ATP, which flows via Aux1. See it in a new pane. Still work in progress.
  • Excel - Get Previous day OI and ATP in excel (Keywords are "PREVOI" and "AVERAGE")
  • Old Excel plugin is required to be uninstalled & new one installed >> Excel 32 Bit  /  Excel 64 Bit 
  • Average Traded Price (ATP) is as sent by the exchange.
  • Bugs removed.

Build 4.0.0.1110 - Released 22 Apr 2016

(Beta Release - Short Internet Disconnection Issues Resolved)

  • Symbols being used by client were not getting resubscribed on the server after a short disconnection, resulting in a requirement to restart Velocity, every time there was a short internet disconnection or an intermittent internet. - Resolved. Having a steady and stable internet is still however the essence to receive data smoothly.
  • Notifications improved - No unnecessary pop ups. Shows Internet disconnections & connections. Make sure you have selected in Options > Show Visual Notifications in PC Clock area.

Build 4.0.0.1108 - Released 14 Apr 2016

(Beta Release - Excel Integration Enabled)

  • Excel RTD & Historical Data Integration enabled in Velocity 2.0. Knowledge Base >> How to Get data into Excel
  • Excel Plugin - You will additionally need to install the TrueData Excel Plugin & install it. 32 bit excel version (Recommended) >> TrueData Excel 32 Bit Plugin (TrueData.RTD.Velocity.dll version 4.0.0.1112). 64 Bit Excel Version >> TrueData Excel 64 Bit Plugin
  • Download a sample work book for tracking your stocks & for OI chart analysis from here > TrueData Sample Workbook
  • Excel Plugin enables the following fields - LAST, OPEN, HIGH, LOW, PREV, BID, BIDSIZE, ASKSIZE, ASK, TRADEVOL, TOTALVOL, OI
  • Excel Formula to be entered =RTD("truedata.velocity",,"SYMBOL","LAST"). This will give the output as a string. To convert it into a number make it e.g.  =VALUE(RTD("truedata.velocity",,"NIFTY-I","LAST"))
  • Excel History - Time frames downloadable = Tick, 1 min, 5 min, 15 min, 60 min & EOD
  • Velocity 2.0 - Deleting some data & then saving it in Velocity was making Velocity 2.0 crash on same occasions - Rectified
  • Bugs removed.

Build 4.0.0.1106 - Released 05 Feb 2016

(Beta Release - Back-fill refinements for Amibroker)

  • Amibroker - Some issues in back-filling when the request is sent from the Green plugin 'OK' of Amibroker to 'Update All' - Excessive delay or no back fill at all - Resolved.
  • Back-fill functionality has been improved to make it quicker, smoother & seamless.
  • Advanced Get - More refinements
  • Many Bugs removed.

Build 4.0.0.1104 - Released 22 Jan 2016

(Beta Release - Velocity 2.0 Symbol Handling improvements)

  • Velocity 2.0 - Now import IEOD data (in TrueData format) to all activated symbols at the same time - Earlier was one by one
  • Velocity 2.0 - All active symbols shown in the Velocity 2.0 front end are now sorted automatically as soon as they are added
  • Ninja Trader Spikes on the last candles sometimes - Refined
  • Amibroker - When a large number of charts are loaded, sometimes the  Real Time data was starting to update in Amibroker before the history could load up causing the gap to remain unfilled for the current day - Resolved
  • Lots of refinements

Build 4.0.0.1099 - Released 15 Jan 2016

(Beta Release - Advance Get 9.0 Dashboard Edition improvements)

  • Advanced Get 9.0 RT crashes when feed starts - Resolved
  • Adv Get - Dashboard shows LTP = 0 - after market hours - Resolved
  • Velocity 2.0 - Amibroker ADK - now compatible Amibroker 5.5 upwards
  • Velocity 2.0 - eSignal Plugin - compatible from Amibroker 5.2 upwards
  • Some Bugs removed

Build 4.0.0.1096

(Beta Release - Automatic Analysis in Amibroker improved)

  • Automatic Analysis (Amibroker) - Was not waiting for Backfill. Refined. Subsequent analysis are super fast
  • Notifications Refined - Check box Added to enable / disable, the sometimes irritating, Notifications. Off by default
  • Excessive refreshing of Amibroker charts during start / History Loading - Corrected & Removed
  • Monthly Charts were showing incorrect candles - Corrected
  • Add All Active Symbols with one click to Amibroker
  • Issue with NinjaTrader7 - not able to connect to the data manager on few PCs - Resolved
  • Lots of Bugs and Other Errors removed

Build 4.0.0.1093 

(Beta Release - Monthly / 5 mins issues)

  • Warnings Refined - Too many warnings - Reduced to minimal & important balloon notifications (only short messages left)
  • Exception when user changes database base interval - Corrected
  • Allowance made to import single text file with Daily / 1 min bar History data for inactive symbols
  • Allowance of offline mode for inactive symbols
  • Adding of Symbols list resulted in Velocity 2.0 Crashing
  • Some Bugs and Other Errors removed

Build 4.0.0.1092

(Beta Release - Balloon Notification Warnings Added + Refinements + x64 support)

  • 64 Bit support for Amibroker ADK added - Files need to be replaced manually into Amibroker 64 bit plugin folder.
  • Issues with 5 min charts when the Base Time frame was changed - Corrected
  • Monthly candles forming incorrectly - Corrected
  • Warnings Added - For any Network issue / Wrong Symbols requested
  • Amibroker crashes when the symbols were scrolled through very quickly - Resolved
  • Some Bugs and Other Errors removed

Build 4.0.0.1091

(Exporting of data & Work in Offline Mode)

  • Export Data - Tick / 1 min / 5 min / EOD data of any Scrip / Any date / Time range into csv
  • Importing of data now possible to Inactive scrips also (one by one)
  • Work with Inactive scrips in your charts by setting Velocity to Offline Mode after logging in
  • Open interest History Flow refined
  • Use Velocity 2.0 in Offline mode after logging in once.

Build 4.0.0.1090

(Beta version - Importing of data into Velocity 2.0)

  • Importing of your entire database (data2.fdb file) possible 
  • Now move / share your db to any other PC with ease 
  • Importing of old data to your database now possible to all Active Symbols
  • All unused & excessive data deleted from Amibroker when base time frame changed
  • All data is always available & stored in cache db

Build earlier than 4.0.0.1089

(Beta Versions - No change log mentioned prior to this version)

  • Added functionality to connect any new Data Feed to TrueData.Velocity
  • Added Functionality to add any new Client Software to Velocity 2.0 (Velocity 2.0 is now an API in itself)
  • Velocity connects to all TA software of Velocity 1.0 + Amibroker ADK at the same time off the same subscription
  • Old Velocity 1.0 symbols changed to Exchange Symbology
  • Added GUI to show amount of data saved / available in Velocity 2.0
  • History loading speed increased tremendously because of Database in local PC
  • Added - Number of scrips feature Used / Total
  • Added - number of Days of Subscription left
  • Feedback & FAQ link to Velocity 2.0
  • Lots of bugs removed
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