Candle scanner Library Usage Guides

Dhelm is a software tool and set of open source Java libraries and APIs to calculate different candlestick patterns, indicators and many other things which are explored to find a stock technically. In the following sections you will find the detailed usage guide for these libraries and APIs with suitable examples.

1 Introduction

Automate your decision making process.

Read More

2 Version detail

The latest version for candle scanning libraries is 1.0.3 This version includes APIs to calculate basic candle forms, candle patterns...

Read More

3 Candlestick Patterns

Candlestick patterns are popular among the traders to figure out buying or selling opportunities. Those who are regular in trading...

Read More

3.1 Basic Candles

Overview Depending on the high, low, opening and closings prices, a candlestick in its basic shape can be of different...

Read More

3.1.1 Long White Candle API

Overview A long white candle is made of white body, i.e closing price is higher than the opening price. The...

Read More

3.1.2 Long Black Candle API

Overview A long black candle is made of black body, i.e closing price is lower than the opening price. The...

Read More

3.1.3 White Candle API

Overview A white candle is made of white body, i.e the closing price is higher than the opening price. The...

Read More

3.1.4 Black Candle API

Overview   A black candle is made of black body, i.e the closing price is lower than the opening price.The...

Read More

3.1.5 Short White Candle API

Overview   A short white candle is a white body candle stick, i.e the closing price is higher than the...

Read More

3.1.6 Short Black Candle API

Overview   A short black candle is a black body candle, i.e the closing price is lower than the opening...

Read More

3.1.7 White Marubozu API

Overview   A white marubozu candle is a basic candle with white body,hence the closing price is higher than the...

Read More

3.1.8 Black Marubozu

Overview   A black marubozu candle is made of black body, i.e closing price is lower than the opening price.There...

Read More

3.1.9 Closing White Marubozu

Overview   A closing white marubozu candle is made of white body, i.e closing price is higher than the opening...

Read More

3.1.10 Opening White Marubozu

Overview       A opening white marubozu candle is made of white body, i.e closing price is higher than...

Read More

3.1.11 Closing Black Marubozu

Overview   A Closing Black marubozu candle is made of Black body, i.e closing price is Lower than the closing...

Read More

3.1.12 Opening Black Marubozu

Overview     A Opening Black marubozu candle is made of Black body, i.e closing price is Lower than the...

Read More

3.1.13 White Spinning Top

Overview       A white spinning top candle is made of white body, i.e closing price is higher than...

Read More

3.1.14 Black Spinning Top

Overview     A black spinning top candle is made of black body, i.e closing price is lower than the...

Read More

3.1.15 Long Legged Doji

Overview A Long Legged Doji candle is a candle where opening and closing prices are equal. But high and low...

Read More

3.1.16 Dragonfly Doji

Overview   A dragonfly doji candle is a candle where opening and closing prices are equal. It has lower shadow,...

Read More

3.1.17 Grave stone Doji

Overview   A grave stone doji candle is a candle where opening and closing prices are equal. It has upper...

Read More

3.1.18 Doji

Overview A doji candle is a candle where opening and closing prices are equal. However the rest of the definition...

Read More

3.1.19 Four price Doji

Overview     A four-price doji candle is a candle where opening,high,low and closing prices are equal. Package Information To...

Read More

3.1.20 Highwave

Overview     A high wave candle is made of white or black body.There must be at least one shadow...

Read More

3.2 One Line Patterns

Overview: There are lot of recognized single line patterns available which the traders use. Among them twelve have been enlisted,...

Read More

3.2.1 Bullish Belt Hold

Overview: The bullish belt hold pattern is a single line pattern composed of a opening white marubozu basic candle. It...

Read More

3.2.2 Bearish Belt Hold

Overview: The Bearish belthold pattern is a single line pattern composed of a opening black marubozu basic candle. It has...

Read More

3.2.3 Hammer

Overview: The hammer pattern is a single line pattern composed of a white or black candle with small body. There...

Read More

3.2.4 Hanging Man

Overview: The hangingMan pattern is a single line pattern composed of a white or black candle with small body. There...

Read More

3.2.5 Southern Doji

Overview: The southern doji pattern is a single line pattern composed of a doji candle. The candle can be any...

Read More

3.2.6 Northern Doji

Overview: The northern doji pattern is a single line pattern composed of a doji candle. The candle can be any...

Read More

3.2.7 Gapping Up Doji

Overview: The gapping up doji pattern is a single line pattern composed of a doji candle. The candle can be...

Read More

3.1.8 Gapping Down Doji

Overview: The gapping down doji pattern is a single line pattern composed of a doji candle. The candle can be...

Read More

3.2.9 Takuri Line

Overview: The Takuri Line pattern is a single line pattern composed of white or black candle with small body. There...

Read More

3.2.10 One Candle Shooting Star

Overview: The one candle shooting star is a single line pattern composed of a white or black candle with small...

Read More

3.2.11 Bullish Strong Line

Overview: The bullish strong line pattern is a single line pattern composed of a white candle. It has a long...

Read More

3.2.12 Bearish Strong Line

Overview: The bearish strong line pattern is a single line pattern composed of a black candle. It has a long...

Read More

3.3 Two Line Patterns

Overview: There are lot of recognized double line patterns available which the traders use. Among them sixteen have been enlisted,...

Read More

3.3.1 Bullish Harami

Overview: The bullish harami pattern is a two line pattern composed of a long candle with black body followed by...

Read More

3.3.2 Bearish Harami

Overview: The bearish harami pattern is a two line pattern composed of a long candle with white body followed by...

Read More

3.3.3 Bullish Engulfing

Overview: The bullish engulfing pattern is a two line pattern composed of a black candle followed by long candle with...

Read More

3.3.4 Bearish Engulfing

Overview: The bearish engulfing pattern is a two line pattern composed of a white candle followed by long candle with...

Read More

3.3.5 Bullish Kicking

Overview: The bullish kicking pattern is a two line pattern composed of a black marubozu candle followed by a white...

Read More

3.3.6 Bearish Kicking

Overview: The bearish kicking pattern is a two line pattern composed of a white marubozu candle followed by a black...

Read More

3.3.7 Matching Low

Overview: The matching low is a two line pattern composed of a long black candle with no lower shadow followed...

Read More

3.3.8 Matching High

Overview: The matching high is a two line pattern composed of a long white candle with no upper shadow followed...

Read More

3.3.9 Bullish Harami Cross

Overview: The bullish harami cross pattern is a two line pattern composed of a long candle with black body followed...

Read More

3.3.10 Bearish Harami Cross

Overview: The bearish harami cross pattern is a two line pattern composed of a long candle with white body followed...

Read More

3.3.11 Bullish Doji Star

Overview: The bullish doji star pattern is a two line pattern composed of a long candle with black body followed...

Read More

3.3.12 Bearish Doji Star

Overview: The bearish doji star pattern is a two line pattern composed of a long candle with white body followed...

Read More

3.3.13 Dark Cloud Cover

Overview: The dark cloud cover is a two line pattern composed of a long candle with white body followed by...

Read More

3.3.14 Piercing Line

Overview: The piercing line is a two line pattern composed of a long candle with black body followed by a...

Read More

3.3.15 Descending Hawk

Overview: The descending hawk is a two line pattern composed of a long candle with white body followed by a...

Read More

3.3.16 Homing Pigeon

Overview: The homing pigeon is a two line pattern composed of a long candle with black body followed by a...

Read More

3.4 Multi Line Patterns

Overview: There are lot of recognized multi line line(no of candles>2 in the pattern) patterns available which the traders use....

Read More

3.4.1 Bullish Abandoned Baby

Overview: The bullish abandoned baby pattern is a three line pattern composed of a long candle with black body followed...

Read More

3.4.2 Bearish Abandoned Baby

Overview: The bearish abandoned baby pattern is a three line pattern composed of a long candle with white body followed...

Read More

3.4.3 Three Inside Up

Overview: The three inside up pattern is a three line pattern composed of a bullish harami pattern followed by a...

Read More

3.4.4 Three Inside Down

Overview: The three inside down pattern is a three line pattern composed of a bearish harami pattern followed by a...

Read More

3.4.5 Three Outside Up

Overview: The three outside up pattern is a three line pattern composed of a bullish engulfing pattern followed by a...

Read More

3.4.6 Three Outside Down

Overview: The three outside down pattern is a three line pattern composed of a bearish engulfing pattern followed by a...

Read More

3.4.7 Three White Soldiers

Overview: The three white soldiers pattern is a three line pattern composed of three consecutive long candles with white bodies,...

Read More

3.4.8 Three Black Crows

Overview: The three black crows pattern is a three line pattern composed of three consecutive long candle with black bodies,...

Read More

3.4.9 Morning Doji Star

Overview: The morning doji star pattern is a three line pattern composed of a long candle with black body followed...

Read More

3.4.10 Evening Doji Star

Overview: The evening doji star pattern is a three line pattern composed of a long candle with white body followed...

Read More

3.4.11 Morning Star

Overview: The morning star pattern is a three line pattern composed of a long candle with black body followed by...

Read More

3.4.12 Evening Star

Overview: The evening star pattern is a three line pattern composed of a long candle with white body followed by...

Read More

3.4.13 Upside Tasuki Gap

Overview: The upside tasuki gap pattern is a three line pattern composed of a long candle with white body followed...

Read More

3.4.14 Downside Tasuki Gap

Overview: The downside tasuki gap pattern is a three line pattern composed of a long candle with black body followed...

Read More

3.4.15 Bullish Side by Side White Lines

Overview: The bullish side by side white lines pattern is a three line pattern composed of a long candle with...

Read More

3.4.16 Bearish Side by side White Lines

Overview: The bearish side by side white lines pattern is a three line pattern composed of a long candle with...

Read More

3.4.17 Rising Three Method

Overview: The rising three method pattern is a five line pattern composed of a long candle with white body followed...

Read More

4 Conclusion

These were in a nutshell the description for the libraries for screening different candle patterns. These libraries can be used...

Read More

Appendix 1

Long Candle   The length of the candle including the shadows must be greater than the average candle length of...

Read More

Appendix 2

List of Dhelm libraries to screen candle patterns: dhelm-candlebasic This library provides the necessary implementations to screen the following basic...

Read More