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This tag should be used for questions related to creation and ongoing work for different existing and future Bitcoin-related projects and source code.

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How do I build Bitcoin source in Windows 7?

I am trying to build the current Bitcoin source in Windows 7x64 - Does anyone know of an idiot-proof tutorial? Some of the steps in the included doc give me errors. When I try to tar openssl with ...
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What is the meaning of the Bitcoin address version?

Bitcoin address versions are described on the Address wiki page: Normal addresses currently always start with 1, though this might change in a future version. Testnet addresses usually start with m ...
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How to build Bitcoin from source on Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal?

We have this detailed tutorial for Lucid Lynx, but somehow it doesn't work for Natty. We also have a similar question but it is too broad and the solution there isn't complete enough to work. I ...
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Java library for Bitcoin Client Application

are there Java libraries for Bitcoin available to develop client applications?
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IPv6 support status

What is the current status of IPv6 support? From what I gathered reading the Wiki, protocol specifications support IPv6, but the original client does not. However, I also came across the description ...
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How can a programmer contribute to the Bitcoin project?

I'm a programmer and would like to support the development of Bitcoin, but I don't have an original idea for a new project. Where can I find information about tasks and issues that I could put some ...
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Where can I find a roadmap of the main bitcoin client? [closed]

Wallet encryption is long overdue, and AFAIK is coming in the next client version (0.4.0). What are the next planned milestones in the development of the main client and/or protocol? Where can I find ...
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How can I contribute to the open source Bitcoin project?

Generally speaking, how can: A) A programmer contribute to Bitcoin? B) A non-programmer contribute to Bitcoin? Essentially; which areas are in most need of programming work / non-programming work?
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Is there a list of core Bitcoin committers?

Where can I find a list of people that can commit directly to the github project?
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How do I develop mobile applications for Bitcoin?

I would like to develop a mobile Bitcoin application for the Android and iPhone platforms. What libraries and resources can I use?

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