Getting Started

Getting started: Start with the step-by-step installation and backtesting tutorials to get up and running with QuantRocket in no time. Then refer to the usage guide and API reference for ongoing help as you go deeper.

Installation tutorials


Backtesting tutorials

Getting started with equities

This tutorial series shows you how to retrieve daily historical data for equities, analyze your data in a research notebook, and backtest a cross-sectional momentum strategy using Moonshot and Zipline.

Getting started with futures

This tutorial series shows you how to retrieve 1-minute historical data for futures, analyze your data in a research notebook, and backtest a simple moving average crossover strategy using Moonshot and Zipline.


Usage documentation

Think of the usage guide as an encyclopedia and the API reference as a dictionary.