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Practice for a complete beginner

Greetings,
I am a total beginner here looking to get my hands dirty. I got a hang of the material but I am not able to write an algorithm out of the blue I just read through the first part of the tutorial on here and I was looking to write some small algorithms for beginners while being guided. any advice on where to practice

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Hi Kevin,

Once you have gone through our Getting Started tutorial, a good next step is checking out Sentdex's Algorithmic Trading tutorial. This video tutorial covers the quant workflow step by step, from finding and analyzing alpha factors using alternative data to building and optimizing your algorithm.

I hope this helps.

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