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Questions tagged [open-source]

Related to programs that share their source code.

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Open source updated blockchain explorer for altcoin

Is there updated blockchain explorer available to work with altcoin? I configured the most popular blockhain explorer: iquidus explorer but the transactions display table are limited on display, can'...
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Is Bitcoin completely Open-Source?

I am newbie in this area. As I understand, Bitcoin was started as open-source project; But what about now? I see on Github there is 'Bitcoin Core', is it bitcoin repository? https://github.com/...
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How do Open Source Blockchain companies Stay Competitive?

I understand the importance of having secure code and your customers trusting your brand. What I do not understand is how do open source blockchain companies like Wallets stay competitive when their ...
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Are there any opensource PHP cryptocurrency exchange/marketplace

As the title suggest, are there any opensource PHP cryptocurrency exchange/marketplace. Most of the ones I found does not seem to work or are abandoned.
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Bitcoin Source Code genesisOutputScript

I am checking bitcoin source code to learn forking a coin better, in this link https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/master/src/chainparams.cpp Line 52 has scratched my mind, what is that for? ...
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Compile vanitygen source

How do I compile this source or get vanitygen for linux? Open source link: https://github.com/samr7/vanitygen
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What are seeds in the source code of bitcoin?

https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/master/src/chainparams.cpp starting from line 132, I see the function vSeeds.emplace_back("seed.bitcoin.") and next to them there are real full names. What do ...
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BTC Source code amount.h file

I have question about the source code, under src/amount.h I see the max coin supply being 21.000.000 (million) under the variable called MAX_MONEY. I want to ask what other variables mean, CAmount ...
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Are wallet credentials really safe?

I’m using Copay as my Bitcoin wallet. I see it is opensource with the code available in github. What guarantees that they uploaded binary based on that source code? Does it go through Apple approval? ...
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Which open-source cryptocurrency exchange software is best? [closed]

like BlinkTrade, WLOX, MarginCall, Peatio etc.? However, it should include both bitcoin and ethereum, and if possible a mobile app..
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Relative licensing restrictions of Ethereum and other projects- Open Source?

Is Ethereum open source? I've heard different things from different people. Stephan Tual has written: "Everything at Ethereum, including our website, our tools, our whitepapers and of course our ...
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Are there any HD Bitcoin mobile wallets with the mnemonic seed in traditional Chinese?

If not, what would be the easiest way to modify an open source iOS/Android wallet (eg copay) to do this?
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Can a closed source wallet ever be completely trust-less?

Open source Bitcoin wallets are clearly in demand for obvious reasons. Users want to know what the code is intended to do and what may be possible. Is it even possible for closed source wallets to ...
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Bitcoin-based Distributed Donation Systems, whichs do you know?

I've heard that Tor Project constructed such system: Everybody who are participating in the Tor Network, creating Exit Node or even Middle Node, would simply paste his Bitcoin address into the "...
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How to understand Bitcoin source code

I am not a C++ pro. I read C++ as a part of my undergrad school course. I am very passionate about the future currency i.e. Bitcoin. But I don't understand the source code structure. How to read the ...
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Turnkey webwallet and blockchain digital currency - the simplest to run?

So I'd like to demonstrate a blockchain based digital currency within my firm. For various reasons, I can't just use bitcoin (or of course I would). I also can't distribute pc exes, hence the ...
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Where to find help understanding Bitcoin's source code in C++?

I am looking to understand the Bitcoin C++ source code on GitHub. The Python one is simpler, but even that is too complicated for a beginner. Could someone guide me to some good resources on the ...
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Why are AntMiners' firmware closed-source / non-GPL?

Why are AntMiners' firmware closed-source / non-GPL? What does Bitmain have to lose by making the source open?
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Is there a Android POS full node wallet apps that is open source? An app that can also stake?

Are there any Android Proof of Stake apps that is open source. The peercoin app seems to be a light client. Some of the apps seem to be QT transformed to Android.
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How do cryptocurrency exchanges like Mintpal manage so many?

As there are 100s of crypto coins each with their own QT-client, how do exchanges manage the transactions? Do they use the core client of every altcoin in the servers or will they be programming code ...
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Open source bitcoin wallet [closed]

Can anyone recommend any open source code for bitcoin wallet or any bitcoin applications or clients? please posts links or samples of it. thank you
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Is it any open source Bitcoin exchange available [duplicate]

Is it any open source Bitcoin exchange code is available
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Is there an opensource crypto-currency exchanges engine?

I'm looking for an opensource crypto-currency exchange engine. My preference would be for something easy to use like joomla or drupal. My exchange setup needs support for alt-coins and bitcoin. I ...
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Open source bitcoin projects? [closed]

Is anyone involved in any open source projects? Anyone know of any? Maybe a nice list of different classes of projects would be good, I'd like to get my hands on some projects.
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Bitcoin mining algorithm

I was looking at some sample mining algorithms and also some sample code and there was something which I didnt really understand. In Simple bitcoin mining algorithm he says , The simplest miner would ...
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What is the definition of a P2P exchange?

Bitcointalk member BTCLuke suggested the following six criterion for a P2P Exchange: A P2P Distributed Exchange MUST: Be without any central points of failure, since a government or two WILL be ...
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Open Source Bitcoin Trading Software

Does anyone know if someone has created an open source (preferrably LAMP/PHP based) software package so that they can bring up their own BTC to ?currency? trading site? I would love to be the guy ...
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How do I optimize my usage of oclvanitygen?

I'd like to extract the most performance possible from oclvanitygen. Can anyone tell me what the best practices are with this tool? Examples may include: Use operating system X, or video card Y ...
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What OpenCL video cards (or FPGAs) are best for multiplication?

I'm benchmarking some Bitcoin related software and am looking for cards that are better at parallel multiplication vs parallel addition. Is there any prior work that may have this information? ...
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Is Blockchain.info Open Source?

I know that there is a github public repo, but I'm not seeing a license file. The Android client is GPL3. Anyone know about licensing for the main site's code?
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Who made Gavin project leader?

I mean no disrespect to Gavin Andresen whatsoever. I think someone needs to be at the head of the project and Satoshi has stepped down / disappeared / gone back to the NSA / returned to his home ...
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Is there any software available for testing of Bitcoin security?

I'm currently in the process of working on my thesis about Bitcoin security and I'm wondering if there's any software available for testing of Bitcoin security? For example, are there any programs ...
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Are there any open-source trading bots out there?

Has anyone published an open-source trading bot that runs on a Bitcoin exchange?
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Which of the open-source Bitcoin clients has the most thoroughly commented source code?

Learning from a source code is very useful at times, but it is a pain if the code is not commented well. Which of the open source Bitcoin software have the most thoroughly and understandably commented ...
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Does any open source software exist for an e-wallet service?

If I want to setup an e-wallet service, would I have to create it from scratch or is there any existing open source software that could be used?