A simple php powered Bitcoin and Ethereum trading bot
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README.md

Automated Bitcoin and Ethereum trading bot

THIS BOT IS NOT MAINTAINED AND WILL BE REMOVED SOON

Use this alternative: Hascheksolutions Cryptotrader

Tutorial on https://blog.haschek.at/post/feb62

Features

  • Uses the Coinbase API
  • Works with USD or EUR/USD Wallets
  • Works with Bitcoin or Ethereum
  • Automatically buys when your desired BTC/ETH price is reached
  • Automatically sells when your desired earnings are reached
  • Stores buy/sell data in a local JSON file or on a Redis server

Requirements

  • A Coinbase account
  • Some money on your EUR/USD/USD Wallet on Coinbase
  • Raspberry Pi or some Linux box
  • php5 or up
  • composer
  • (Optional) A Rocket.Chat or Slack webhook which will inform you whenever BTC/ETH are sold or bought

Install

  1. Download the repo by using git clone https://github.com/chrisiaut/phptrader.git or download as ZIP file
  2. Inside the Traderbot directory let composer install the dependencies: composer install
  3. Rename example.config.inc.php to config.inc.php and fill in your data and wether you want to trade BTC or ETH

Upgrading

  1. Re-download or pull repo
  2. check example.config.inc.php for new settings and add them to your config.inc.php
  3. re-run composer install in the root directory to install new libraries

Usage

Command Parameters What does it do Example
buy [amount in EUR/USD] [earnings] Buys the amount in EUR/USD and sells when the earnings are reached buy 100 2 (Buy 100 EUR/USD and sell when the 100 are worth 2 more (102 EUR/USD))
sell [amount in EUR/USD] [crypto price] Adds a high sell order. Will sell amount when the crypto price is reached sell 300 3000 (Sell 300 EUR/USD when 1 coin is worth 3000 EUR/USD)
order [amount in EUR/USD] [earnings] [BTC/ETH price] Adds a low buy order. Will buy amount when BTC/ETH price is reached and will sell when earnings are reached order 500 20 1000 (Buy 500 EUR/USD when 1 coin is worth 1000 EUR/USD and sell when 500 are worth 520
watchdog -none- Starts infinite loop where prices are checked and orders are bought/sold
list -none- Lists all open transactions with IDs
delete transaction ID Allows you to delete transactions
check -none- Checks prices and orders. Does what "watchdog" does but only once
report -none- Reports current status of all transactions to chat webhook
debug -none- Lists all your payment methods and wallets

Start the watchdog

The heart of the bot is an infinite loop that checks periodically for price changes. You can start it yourself or use the start.sh script which will put the process in background and log to /var/log/phptrader.log

./start.sh