An official Gekko service is coming soon: gekkoplus.com
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Hey Mike,

your answer sure is appreciated. No need to explain yourself, i get it and i honestly wish you the best of luck and success.
Just remember people can be real dicks always looking for an angle to exploit things. 1st world people tend to be a little bit naive in good faith.
Case in point: People using open source code and not sharing strats.

(07-09-2018, 07:43 AM)askmike Wrote: Just be sure that we are on the same line: it will work similar to the current Gekko where users keep their money on an exchange and Gekko merely gets access to trade this money. But yes: you are right, it will take a while to gain people's trust, but I am not in a hurry.

Absolutely. The API permissions are varying, but let it put it this way: Why hack an exchange when you can hack a service with APIs for multiple exchanges that is probably much easier to penetrate?

(07-09-2018, 07:43 AM)askmike Wrote: Why do you think an exchange would want to stop Gekko or the new service?

As of now i don't really have a reason. But what if they come up with the same idea?

(07-09-2018, 07:43 AM)askmike Wrote: And I will! I am not turning an open source project into paid software. I am simply introducing a service that will make it easier for people who:

- Have trouble installing Gekko (commandline, etc)
- Have trouble running it 24/7
- Have trouble creating or working with strategies (javascript files)
- Are limited to slow internet (or IP addresses restricted for API usage by some exchanges, eg. poloniex)

For everyone not bothered by the above, just download Gekko from Github and run it on your own server. If anything this service will allow me to improve the open source project by putting a lot more time and effort into coding!

I count myself definitely among some of the points. My hope is that on a side effect the stand alone version will be easier to set up.

Do you have any payment options in mind? Will there be a beta?

Thanks!
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RE: An official Gekko service is coming soon: gekkoplus.com - by IPhantom - 07-09-2018, 08:16 AM

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