Is IB Gateway really lightweight?

Discussion in 'Trading Software' started by pfranz, Aug 24, 2012.

  1. pfranz


    I just tried Firetip (java application) while using IB Gateway,and went to Task Manager to see memory usage after a while they were running.
    Both usages were quite stable at arount 100MB.
    But while the Gateway is a TCP relay with no graphic interface, Firetip is a complete trading application now running 1 graph window, 3 DOM windows, 1 Account detail window and 1 trading matrix window, inside the main application window.

    IB, doesn't make you think?
  2. LeeD


    FireTip doesn't work with IB, does it? Only with Direct Trade Futures
  3. pfranz


    No, Firetip doesn't work with IB, but works also with Zumo and GenericTrade