Handling FIX Separators with an Alias

FIX Messages contain ASCII 1’s that tend to made casual analysis of them confusing. This post describes a simple way to create a command line alias to simplify reading FIX. Argument for Translation Without any update, FIX Message separators either don’t print (and fields all run together) or are shown with “^A”. Here’s an example […]

Analyzing FIX Log Files

In this post, I describe simple methods for scanning and searching log files – a common activity when researching error messages or FIX rejects. As an example in this posting, I’m going to trace the source of this reject message: Now we’ll take a look at the mechanics of finding rejects within a log and […]