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Visual Studio for AgenaTrader

AgenaTrader originally provides his own ScriptEditor that can be used for AgenaScript developments.

AT ScriptEditor
AgenaTrader script editor

This editor is a handy tool, when you want to change a couple of code lines or you just want to read the AgenaScript itselft.

For all other uses, you should definitly use Microsoft’s development enviroment Visual Studio. It offers a proved and tested, all-embraced solution for nearly all areas of software development, including AgenaScript respectively C#.

The most important advantages:

  • Debugging
  • Code Completion
  • Syntax check

Additionally there is a plurality of features that light up your developent activities.

You can download the free “Visual Studio Community” edition from https://www.visualstudio.com/vs/community/. Please bear in mind that the download and installation procedure will take around 60 minutes!

AgenaTrader 1.9 is using the .NET Version 4.6, for that reaon you have to use a least “Visual Studio Community 2015”.

Once you successfully intalled Visual Studio, you can link it with the AgenaTrader with the following Configuratin-Escort settings. From now on, all AgenaScript files will automatically open up with Visual Studio and also the debugger will be linked with the AgenaTrader.

Configuration-Escort setting for Visual Studio
Configuration-Escort setting for Visual Studio

Now you can comfortable develop, test and debug your AgenaScripts in Visual Studio.

Visual Studio Scripteditor
Visual Studio script editor
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