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Release Notes - Version 0.19.0

🚀 Welcome to hummingbot version 0.19.0! In this release, we focused on working and testing upcoming connectors along with addressing identified and reported bugs.

📊 Important update on UI

  • We have created a consistent interface for all trading pairs on different exchanges, which means when you configure your bot, You can enter "BASE-QUOTE" (e.g. ETH-USDT) for your trading pair input on any exchange.

However, this means you have to edit all of your old config files and replace any trading_pair / symbol inputs to the new format.

🤓 Developer usability

  • Tutorial for creating custom strategies now has its own dedicated section. It is currently a work-in-progress but you can check out the initial parts here.
  • Architecture section that includes additional details for adding new connectors.
  • Added detailed examples to Building Connectors in using aioconsole for testing.

🐞 Other bug fixes and miscellaneous updates

Thanks to everyone who reported bugs! Note that we pay bug bounties to anyone who reports a bug that we end up fixing.

  • Fixed orders getting stuck in Bittrex when hedging price moves too fast: #1042
  • Fixed issues with starting arbitrage strategy using incorrect trading pair: #1062
  • Fixed issues when placing orders with extremely low prices on Bittrex: #1032
  • Updated Hummingbot icon to greenish blue which solves the problem of the white icon becoming invisible in white backgrounds (Windows).
  • Added more tests to coinbase_pro data source and coinbase_pro user stream tracker.
  • Updated the asset to ERC20 address mapping to support newer trading pairs on Bamboo Relay.

🚀 Coming soon

Here's what we currently working on that we expect to ship in the next 2-6 weeks:

  • Additional documentation on adding new connectors into Hummingbot
  • Developer tutorial on building custom strategies
  • Liquid connector
  • Exchange connector
  • KuCoin connector
  • HitBTC connector