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What benefits does Tau-Chain add over conventional solutions?

I'm currently doing some research on Tau-Chain and its various claims. One of the biggest ways it tries to differentiate itself looks to be the focus on decidable programming languages, instead of ...
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Why do most alt coin developers choose to remain anonymous?

Is having a known public identity not helpful in building reputation for a project? Are the privacy and security concessions associated with revealing your identity not worth the perceived benefit?
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how does the creator of Bitcoin get paid?

Is the exchange the only people making money of the purchasing of bitcoin or is the creator profiting as well?
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How do I use CHECKLOCKTIMEVERIFY to prevent a transaction being spent before 100 blocks?

I'm creating a Bitcoin based lottery application. An entry into the lottery is a transaction spending 1BTC. If someone guesses some arbitrary value correctly, they can claim the entry and send this ...
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Test network completely removed from the real network?

I know of the testnet Bitcoin provides, but is there any framework or simulator of the Bitcoin network which I can use to test on my local machine? I would like to edit parts of the code and simulate ...
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How to make cryptocurrency easier for law enforcement?

I'm researching the topic of crypto currency and it's impact on society. It's often said that cryptocurrency is equivalent to cash, but that is clearly not true, since cash is very difficult to ...
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How does PoW solved in miner.cpp gets transferred to main.cpp in source code?

As per my understanding of bitcoin codebase, the following events happen after we solve a proof of work. In miner.cpp, once the miner thread solves a new Proof-of-work (PoW), ProcessBlockFound ...
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Are there any web wallets around with open APIs?

For a long while, blockchain.info offered a web wallet with a convenient web API, but it recently turned out that it now requires an installation to function. I'm wondering - are there any other ...
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Looking for a Project Ideas [closed]

Im a student at Sri Lanka institute of information technology and I am reading for cyber security BSc. I'm supposed to do a research project with a group of four people within an year. We are ...
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Are blockchain reputation networks viable?

There has been much interest lately in how the blockchain could be used as the underpinnings of reputation network. For example, ...
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Write code on blockchain.info api(PHP) [duplicate]

I want to write contract(Application) on block-chain.info using PHP and JSON...How would i start?And how would i place that contract on block-chain bitcoin network?
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blockchain.info php api

Hello I am new to this block chain environment,but i am currently working on project which requires blockchain.info api(php),so could anybody please tell me how to use this api in order to send data ...
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Blockexplorer.com API POST error

I'm trying to write Python code which utilises the (Insight) Blockexplorer.com API , particularly the POST functions. I'm testing using the iOS REST app, Restler (see screenshot). The call I'm trying ...
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How do I use Stellar API to power my Universal Trading and Multicurrency Payment+Transacton Gateway?

I am planning to build on top of Stellar a unified universal gateway+trading platform(all frequencies) for banks and financial institutions to power ultrafast international payment transfers in ...
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Is it plausible to make a decentralized rendering farm by creating a new cryptocurrency?

I had this idea to create a new cryptocurrency that uses rendering as mining, using it to create a decentralized render farm. is it possible, and if yes, then how? Sorry the question is not in depth. ...
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A “Hello World” of bitcoin?

I would like to write a very simple program in bitcoin. I thought a simple C program that accepts the mined blocks would be appropriate. So I assume, the program would open a socket connection to some ...
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Using bitcoin in a startup company

We are a start up company going to open an online shopping website. Our CEO wants to incorporate Bitcoin as our payment method. How can we set up a Bitcoin network?
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How to start programming using Ethereum?

I'd like to listen opinions of people that have created already their own working contract. What have you read at the beginning and then? What was the most powerful source that helped you understand ...
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Constructing, signing, and pushing a Bitcoin transaction by using pybitcointools with Python

I'm utilizing the pybitcointools module in python 3.4 I've went through time and time again in the examples listed on the github page, but it isn't documented very well nor is the code. My situation ...
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How can I request payment to a set of addresses?

I am building a payment processing service where a single payment may be split among multiple individuals. While it would be possible for me to write the service in such a manner that a customer pays ...
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Send and Receive Bitcoin - development

How to develop send and receive bitcoin using coinbase api, i need to use in java. i tried the sample from https://github.com/coinbase/coinbase-java by using readme.md instruction. but facing issue. ...
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Display missing parameters in cli help command on web page with JSONRPC

I am trying to get the entire contents of the "help" command to show up on a web page I am working on. Currently print_r($coin->help(); shows most of it, but all of the required parameters, except ...
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Want to write my own solo cpu bitcoin miner

I just want to understand how this mining process works (from the developers point of view from very start to end). Can someone guide me towards a doc or a open source code (I am newbie here so a VERY ...
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BIP39 Japanese Mnemonic vector unit test process

There is a json for unit tests of Japanese characters which I want to validate using Python, specifically with this fork of pybitcointools, which has bip39 functionality. Unit tests from Trezor's ...
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what is the real formula to calculate difficulty of share received from miner with params(nonce,ntime,target,diff1)?

how can i calculate share difficulty? i have higher share difficulty value issue at this calculation. using coiniumserv pool. ...
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Can an Ethereum contract be updated without having to be re-submitted?

I am wondering - can an Ethereum contract be updated without having to be re-submitted? Say, if I find a bug in my contract, can I fix it without having to create a new contract and making my ...
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Is it possible to schedule function calls to an Ethereum smart contract?

I am wondering - is it possible to schedule or somehow trigger function calls to an Ethereum smart contract based on the current block height or timestamp? This would involve some pre-payment of gas ...
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What data is available to Ethereum smart contracts?

I'm wondering - what data is available to the Ethereum smart contracts? I stumbled upon some tutorials on how to write the contracts that give some indication as to a few examples of the data is ...
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Naming Convention In Bitcoin Source Code

Is there specific reference for naming conventions in Bitcoin Core source code? I see regularity in class naming with prefix "C" (Chain, CInv etc.) or pointer naming with "p" (pprev, pnode etc. ) and ...
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How do I print unspent transaction outputs of an address using pybitcointools

I am a beginner looking to write a simple program that takes an input (address) and prints the unspent amount in it. I copied some code from chapter 4 of Mastering Bitcoin to generate a random ...
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How to pass parameters for multisignature addresses from Perl to the JSON::RPC::Client?

I'm trying to create a multisig address with JSON::RPC::Client but I don't know how to pass the parameters. I can pass simple params such as in validateaddress that requires only ...
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Is there a more space-efficient way to prove that a transaction is contained within a block?

SPV clients, like Electrum, ask for cryptographic proof that a transaction is contained in a block. This is done by including each merkle branch necessary to get a hash that's equal to the merkle root ...
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listsinceblock returning block on fork

Im considering using listinceblock to monitor incoming bitcoins to my app. What happens if the block returned by listsinceblock ends up being on a dead-end fork?
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What Ripple API libraries are available?

I am wondering, what libraries are out there for communicating with Ripple through its API (either websocket or JSON RPC)?
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Working example of raw transaction utilising Boolean (OP_IF, OP_ENDIF) scripting REQUIRED

I recently posted this Testnet TX (TxID 2d0daa01da8294a54178f8111eb2a02010c425fd15957d8baee8717edcfbe105) which successfully spends an output (TxID ...
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How does Cryptsy's Trade Key system actually work

I am building an altcoin to altcoin trading site wherein any Member can trade any altcoin for any other altcoin ... (Top 60 or so Altcoins are supported). I need to know how Cryptsy's Trade Key ...
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Solving PyCrypto 2.6.1 errors for Python 3.4 (Windows7 x64)?

Whilst there's less of an issue with Python 2.7, Python 3.4 relies on the pycrypto library for numerous wrappers/APIs/tools such as BlockTrail, pycoin, pybitcointools, etc etc. The error I'm ...
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Creating your own Bitcoin price ticker

Say that you wanted to build your own Bitcoin price ticker from scratch, and not rely on other tickers; how would you go about that? What variables would come in to play? How would you gauge the ...
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What programming language should I learn to create a new altcoin?

I've been wondering. What programming language is needed to develop and maintain an altcoin? Because I've been thinking to try creating my own altcoin. I've seen a lot of services to develop an ...
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What is NXT's “lessor”?

While reading NXT's API wiki page I came across something called a "lessor", but I can't find its definition anywhere. What is a lessor?
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Mastercoin API - what to use?

I am interested in communicating with the Mastercoin network through an API to control various assets. In Bitcoin, I would run the Bitcoin daemon and use the documented API. For Mastercoin, I'm ...
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Sending bitcoins to same address

I am using the BitcoinJ API to create my wallet. When I create a transaction, I provide the change address to which change should be sent. For example: let there be 1 bitcoin at address A; then I ...
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What programming language should be used to develop Bitcoin exchange software? Why?

I've only heard PHP is terrible (e.g. in the context of Mt. Gox) and a more efficient/more security-oriented language would be preferable for matching orders and account security. Which programming ...
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Blockchain programming books C#?

EDIT 1: It seems that what I really want to learn is how to create software which makes use of a distributed hash table. ORIGINAL QUESTION: I want to learn about coding my own blockchain based ...
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Difference between Outpoint structure returned from Blockchain.info and what is in the Protocol Specification

if you follow this link, you will see a specific bitcoin address. If you look closely at the prev_out field, it is not an outpoint structure. Inside of the protocol specification under transactions, ...
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Why is Python popular in Bitcoin projects?

When checking out open source projects related to Bitcoin, I see that many are written in, or make a large use of, Python language. I mostly use Ruby and have little experience in Python; so, I would ...
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How to tell which account an unspent output is in?

When I go to send coins, I want the transaction to ignore the unspent coins in a certain account. I think I can do this in wallet.cpp, but I'm not sure how. Maybe in the AvailableCoins() function? ...
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How to best structure Internal bitcoin payments within a webapp?

I'm building out a pet project webapp called CollaboTree, a big part of it is allowing users to set bounties for completing/collaborating on little bits of work. I'd like these micro payments to be as ...
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Bitcoin packages

Are there any bitcoin package/librairies in popular langage that would make the recuperation of prices easy ? I have the exemple of the Quantmod package for R that allows you to get market data from ...
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Blockchain command line tools

I was under the assumption that the bitcoind server allowed you to query the blockchain and run commands like bitcoind getbalance on any address. I'm finding out that you may query addresses in your ...