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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.

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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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What are the maximum amounts one can fund an unnegotiated channel across various lightning implementations?

It is 0.16777215 BTC for Core Lightning. How much is it for LDK, LND and Eclair? P.S. If there exist any other implementations that I've left out in this question, the mention of them is most welcome ...
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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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Is there any way to stop forwarding payments through my LDK node?

I can't seem to find a config option for discarding all forwards.
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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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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 ...
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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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Is it possible to have LDK announce multiple IPv4 addresses?

I'd like to be able to accept inbound connections on multiple addresses.
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