Staff member
Nov 30, 2008
On Friday, a new version of the MetaTrader 5 platform was by MetaQuotes - Build 2980. It focuses on server-side push notifications, bug fixes, and new coding features:
  • Added server-side push notifications about trade actions on your account. Server-side notifications should be enabled on your broker's server for this feature to work.
  • Improved MetaTrader Virtual Hosting (VPS) interface.
  • Updated Strategy Tester interface to feature small buttons for various MQL5 services.
  • Added memory for open MQL5 services windows to re-open them after you restart the platform.
  • Fixed synchronization of MQL5 account with your platform.
  • Fixed various minor glitches in Signals interface.
  • Fixed implementation of the "−" (minus) operator for complex numbers in the Standard Library.
  • Added a possibility to use expressions in variable initialization.
  • Fixed a potential error with unions of very large arrays.
  • Fixed the StringToCharArray() function not to stop the conversion at the first terminating null character it encounters.
  • Improved Profiler by adding a display of a call place for inline functions.
  • Added an Empty project type choice when creating a new project in MetaEditor.
  • Improved the speed of MetaEditor launching.
  • Fixed an error in the debugger when a list of observed expressions could display incorrect values under some conditions.
  • Added automatic .py extensions for Python files created by MQL Wizard.
  • Fixed some other bugs and errors.

MetaQuotes' forum announcement thread:

If you find a bug or some undocumented feature in the new build, please post about it here.