Introduction to FIX Protocol (Two Day Course)

Day 1 Introduction to FIX Protocol

  • Overview

  • History

  • Usage / Players

  • Message Types

  • Message Format

  • Communication Model

  • Anatomy of sample message

  • Sample Flow

  • Understanding Specs

  • FIX Protocol & Equity Trading

  • Electronic Trading Overview

  • Types of FIX Messages

  • Trading Scenarios

Day 2 FIX Protocol Technical Implementation

  • Technical Implementation

  • Architecture

  • Buy-side Vs. Sell-Side

  • Integration Methods

  • Commercial Engines

  • Free Engines

  • Implementation Steps

  • Testing Tips

  • Troubleshooting Production Issues

  • Roles & Responsibilities