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    Telegram NET 6 Example cBot Code

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    This cTrader cBot contains example source code demonstrating how to easily send Telegram alerts from your cBots or indicators with a few lines of code written in Microsoft C# which can be used for status updates or trade signals. The example is suitable for beginner coders looking at adding new features to their systems.

    * This product is for educational purposes only *
    (OS) Type: Windows & Mac OS Compatible
    Current version: 1.0
    Updated: Wednesday, 22 November 2023
    Author: ClickAlgo Team

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    Telegram is a messaging service that offers secure, cloud-based instant messaging, file sharing, and communication features. It was created by Pavel Durov and his brother Nikolai. It's known for its emphasis on privacy and encryption, allowing users to send messages, photos, videos, and files of any type with end-to-end encryption in secret chats.

    Telegram also supports group chats, channels for broadcasting to large audiences, and a range of bots that automate tasks or provide information. It gained popularity due to its focus on speed, security, and user-friendly interface, becoming a widely used platform globally for both personal and business communication. In the world of day trading Telegram has become the go-to service for sending Telegram alerts and market status updates to personal bots or groups of traders and you can now easily integrate the code to send these alerts.


    cTrader's HTTP Client API

    In .NET the HTTP Client is a class within the System.Net.Http namespace. It provides developers with an easy-to-use API for sending and receiving HTTP requests and responses from a web service or a web API. The Spotware team have wrapped the standard HTTP client class to be used to send Telegram and other requests in a safe environment without the need to set your cBots or indicators to full access.

    The example line of code below will send a Telegram alert, you just need to replace the Token with your bot token and the ChatId with your Telegram bot chat ID. If you need help follow this link on how to get your Telegram credentials.


    // simple 1 line of code to send a Telegram message.
    var result = Http.Get($"{Token}/sendMessage?chat_id={ChatId}&text=hello");


    cTrader Example Telegram cBot

    The download for this contains a complete cBot example demonstrating how to code user settings for the Telegram bot token and chat Id and it will send a message as soon as the cBot starts, also included are some error codes returned from the service.


    How To View The Source Code

    To view the source code for this cBot, you will first need to make sure you have downloaded and installed cTrader Desktop, You can also scroll to the bottom of this page for instructions on how to install the cBot. Once installed you will have the cTrader application open, You need to navigate to the Automate application and click on the name of the cBot, the source should show in the right-hand window.

    If you need more help watch a video tutorial on how to use cTrader Automate.


    How To Install & Remove

    First, make sure you have the cTrader trading platform installed and then simply unzip the file and double-click on it to install it onto the platform automatically.

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    Any Questions?

    If you have any questions, please first search our coding help forum for the answer, if you cannot find it, post a new question.


    Need Coding Help?

    We can help you modify this cBot for your own personal trading strategy, Contact our team for a quote.


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