Alpaca Plugin

Alpaca is a commision-free brokerage for algorithmic trading. The Alpaca API allows a trading algo to access real-time price, place orders and manage portofolios through a REST or a streaming interface.

The Alpaca plugin was developed by Kun Zhao and uses V2 websocket for live data, and Alpaca V1 or alternatively data for historical data. It can be downloaded from the author's GithHub page, Place the Alpaca.dll file into the Plugin folder under Zorro's root path, and enter the Alpaca specific settings to Zorro.ini or ZorroFix.ini as described on Github. Generate an API key for your account on the Alpaca website.

Zorro login fields for Alpaca:

User: Alpaca API key
Password: Alpaca Secret


Supported broker commands

The plugin supports the brokerCommand function with the following commands:


See also:

Links, order, brokers, broker plugin, brokerCommand

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