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As a day trader, your trading software and your charting software are the pieces of software that you will use the most. The following articles include documentation and tutorials for the most popular trading software and order entry software, including Interactive Brokers' Trader Workstation.

NinjaTrader Trading Platform Product Review
Comprehensive product review of NinjaTrader trading platform. Assessment of the system, tools, features, functionality and costs.

TickTrader
Introduction to the TickTrader trading software, with descriptions of TickTrader's main features, and examples of how TickTrader can be used for automated trading.

TickTrader Manual
The complete manual for the TickTrader automated trading software. The free and subscription versions of TickTrader can be downloaded at the TickTrader web site.

Trader Workstation - Quick Start Tutorial
Quick start tutorial for Interactive Brokers' Trader Workstation (TWS). Note that the tutorial covers both the web browser and standalone versions of TWS, but as a day trader you should only use the standalone version. The standalone version of TWS can be downloaded directly from Interactive Brokers.

Trader Workstation - User Guide
The complete user guide for Interactive Brokers' Trader Workstation (TWS). Note that the tutorial covers both the web browser and standalone versions of TWS, but as a day trader you should only use the standalone version. The standalone version of TWS can be downloaded directly from Interactive Brokers.

TradeStation Video - Overview
Video overview of TradeStation's trading software (which is also known as TradeStation).

TickTrader Manual
The complete manual for the TickTrader automated trading software. The free and subscription versions of TickTrader can be downloaded at the TickTrader web site.

Trader Workstation - Quick Start Tutorial
Quick start tutorial for Interactive Brokers' Trader Workstation (TWS). Note that the tutorial covers both the web browser and standalone versions of TWS, but as a day trader you should only use the standalone version. The standalone version of TWS can be downloaded directly from Interactive Brokers.

Trader Workstation - User Guide
The complete user guide for Interactive Brokers' Trader Workstation (TWS). Note that the tutorial covers both the web browser and standalone versions of TWS, but as a day trader you should only use the standalone version. The standalone version of TWS can be downloaded directly from Interactive Brokers.

TradeStation Video - Overview
Video overview of TradeStation's trading software (which is also known as TradeStation).

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