Questions tagged [lightning-development-kit]

Lightning Development Kit (LDK) is a library written in Rust that allows you to build a lightning node without worrying about implementing low-level lightning logic correctly. More details here: https://github.com/lightningdevkit

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How can I accept Lightning channels with fewer confirmations in LDK?

For testing purposes, I want to reduce the number of confirmations required until a LDK-based Lightning node deems a channel ready for operation. How can I accomplish this?
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How do I setup an Esplora instance for local testing

How can I setup a local instance of https://github.com/Blockstream/electrs, for example to test/experiment with the Esplora backend for syncing BDK or LDK?
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I opened a channel and sent 1500 msats to my counterparty. Why can I still not receive anything?

I'm aware that when I first open a channel, all of the channel balance is on my side, so I can only send and not receive. So, I opened a channel and then sent my counterparty 1500 millisatoshis—but I ...
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I opened a channel for 5000 sats. Why is my available balance to send only 4000 sats?

Using Lightning Dev Kit (LDK). Intuitively, it seems like the entire balance should be send-able.
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c-lightning is working on Rust language bindings. How does this compare to the language bindings work LDK has been doing?

I know LDK (rust-lightning) has been doing a lot of language bindings work to support various languages (C, Go, Java, Swift etc). c-lightning is now working on language bindings itself so you can ...