OANDA set to terminate web support for fxTrade Java launcher

Maria Nikolova

The move reflects the fact that many web browsers are no longer supporting the Java based technology necessary for the use of the product.

Provider of online trading and technology services OANDA has informed its clients of a change regarding fxTrade. Effective March 6, 2017, OANDA will no longer support the fxTrade Java launcher.

The move reflects the fact that many browsers, including Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Mozilla Firefox have chosen to stop supporting the Java based technology, which is needed to allow traders to use this product.

Nevertheless, OANDA will continue to provide its clients access to the fxTrade platform, which can be downloaded and dragged to the desktop for Live accounts and Practice accounts.

The company also notes that the change will have no impact on the Advanced Charting platform that can still be accessed via most browsers.

Talking of technology changes, let’s say that earlier this month OANDA released an update to its mobile trading applications. The most important addition is probably Chart Trading, which (as its name explains) enables traders to open and modify trades and orders directly on the chart. Traders can also add and adjust Take Profits, Stop Losses, or Trailing Stops directly from the chart.

Traders can enable chart trading from the Buy/Sell buttons in the rates list, which removes the Buy/Sell box on the chart. One simply has to tap More, then go to Settings, then select Chart Trade from Rates List.

Moreover, iOS users will be able to add fxTrade widgets on their iOS devices to view their NAV without entering the app with the PL Today Widget.

The new features have been on the list on the OANDA Prototypes website, which enables the company to get feedback on new products and features the OANDA’s User Experience Design and Development teams are currently working on. It allows a vaster audience to become an integral part of the designing and development process at the company.

One of the latest additions to the projects list concerning fxTrade desktop is “Units and Margin Order Inputs”, which gives traders the opportunity to enter a trade by setting the amount of units, or by setting the amount of margin they would like to use.

Read this next

blockdag

BlockDAG Targets 20,000x ROI, Excels Beyond Litecoin’s Rise, and Enhances Ethereum Layer 2 Activity

Explore BlockDAG’s promising 20,000X ROI as it leads, with significant developments in Ethereum Layer 2 and a surge in Litecoin’s value post-Dencun upgrade.

Digital Assets

Hong Kong regulators approve spot Bitcoin and Ether ETFs

Hong Kong-based asset managers received approval from regulators on Monday to launch spot Bitcoin and Ether ETFs.

Digital Assets

Vitalik Buterin backs Railgun with $350K, RAIL price triples

Privacy cryptocurrency Railgun (RAIL) skyrocketed over 250% following a positive comment from Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin.

Digital Assets

Uniswap hits $2 trillion in trading volume ahead of SEC’s lawsuit

Decentralized finance (DeFi) exchange Uniswap crossed $2 trillion in total trading volume despite escalating competition from other networks and regulatory setback.

blockdag

BlockDAG’s $17.3M Presale Success Elevates Security Beyond Ethereum Classic Value and Fantom Trends

Explore how BlockDAG’s advanced security with batch 9 entry and $17.3M raised outshines Ethereum Classic value and Fantom’s market moves.

Institutional FX

Finalto secures two prestigious awards at iFX EXPO LATAM 2024

Trading software and liquidity services provider Finalto received two accolades at the iFX EXPO LATAM 2024 held in Mexico City earlier this month.

Chainwire

SEABW Turns the Spotlight on Southeast Asia’s Flourishing Web3 Landscape With Over 40 Side Events and an All-encompassing Agenda

Southeast Asia Blockchain Week (SEABW), a premier blockchain conference exploring the evolving landscape of Web3 in the Southeast Asia region, is proud to announce that there will be over 40 side events, web3 meetups, workshops, and social gatherings.

Digital Assets

Landesbank Baden-Württemberg to offer crypto custody

Germany’s largest federal bank, Landsbanki Baden-Württemberg (LBBW), partnered with Austrian-based Bitpanda to provide “investment-as-a-service” infrastructure for cryptocurrencies. The new service will offer institutional and corporate clients the ability to store and procure digital assets such as bitcoin and ether.

Digital Assets

VALR Secures Regulatory Licenses from FSCA as a Leading Crypto Asset Service Provider in South Africa

VALR, the prominent crypto exchange backed by Pantera Capital and based in Johannesburg, has achieved a significant regulatory milestone by obtaining both a Category I and Category II license from the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) of South Africa.

<