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Documentation has been cancelled?

What happened to the original getting started?

Not allowed to post screenshots but it was something like:

Lesson 1 Introduction
Lesson 2 Data Exploration
Lesson 3 Pipeline
Lesson 4 Strategy Analysis
Lesson 5 Algorithm API
Lesson 6 Data Pipeline
Lesson 7 Portfolio Construction
Lesson 8 Backtest Analysis

With URL's such as

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Hi Craig,

We recently updated the Getting Started Tutorial and condensed it into one lesson. You can find the new version here.

The old version was out of date and was due for an update. Additionally, we overhauled our documentation about a year ago. We wanted to shorten the Getting Started Tutorial so that it really does just that: gets you started. The user guide section of the documentation is where we want people to go to level up their understanding of Quantopian. We'd also like to add more tutorial content, but whatever comes next will likely be about a tool or specific workflow rather than a general orientation.

I'm curious, what's motivating your question about the old version? Are you looking to learn about something that was covered in the previous version that isn't covered in the new one?


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Thanks! I was just part way through it :')

Thank you Craig, I feel there is a gap in the new structure.
I completed all chapters of the first 2 tutorial but basic algorithm topics like initialize () and order_optimal_portfolio() are not covered anywhere.

I am going through the user guides for this but looking at this post, it seems these topics were covered in tutorial 1 earlier.