IBController provides hands-free operation of Interactive Brokers Trader Workstation. It's especially useful for developers of automated trading systems who use IB API. Features include:

  • Automates Trader Workstation (TWS) and IB Gateway (excluding the FIX mode)
  • Completes login dialog with credentials from an .ini file or command line
  • Handles dialog boxes which TWS presents during programmatic trading activities
  • Offers simple encryption of IB passwords if desired
  • Keeps TWS running indefinitely by handling TWS time-based exits
  • Allows TWS to be terminated at a specified time on a specified day of the week
  • Dismisses various dialog messages (eg version updates, daily tips, IB API connections etc)
  • Exposes a telnet control protocol to STOP the GUI or ENABLEAPI for IB API client access