Category: Development

Cashshuffle and the SLP Token Universe Shined Brightly in 2019

Cashshuffle and the SLP Token Universe Shined Brightly in 2019The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network has seen a lot of development in 2019, but two projects in particular have shined brightly throughout the year. The growth of the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) universe has been vast and there are thousands of SLP tokens out there today. Additionally, the BCH mixing application Cashshuffle has seen significant […]

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Bitcoin Cash 2019: Year in Review

Bitcoin Cash 2019: Year in Review2019 is coming to an end and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) ecosystem has matured a great deal. BCH has successfully upgraded twice this year, adding Schnorr signatures capabilities and most transactions on the BCH network are now non-malleable. Moreover, BCH has seen increased adoption this year, an SLP token explosion, a slew of helpful third-party […]

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Software Engineer Reveals Oracle Creation Platform for Bitcoin Cash

Software Engineer Reveals Oracle Creation Platform for Bitcoin CashOn September 23, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer Gabriel Cardona revealed a project called Oracles.cash, a platform he constructed at the Wyohackathon. The application allows anyone to launch oracles on the BCH chain for things like prediction markets, trust-less wagers, and BCH contracts tethered to real-world events. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Acceptance and Community Growth Ramp […]

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Devs Remove BIP70 Payment Protocol From Bitcoin Core’s Default Settings

Devs Remove BIP70 Payment Protocol from Bitcoin Core's Default SettingsCryptocurrency advocates have recently discovered that Bitcoin Core (BTC) developers are planning to disable the payment protocol BIP70 supported by default in the Bitcoin Core version 0.19.0 client. According to developer discussions, full BIP70 support might be removed by version 0.20.0. Also read: How Merge Mining and Anchored Blockchain Projects Capitalize on Bitcoin’s Security Model […]

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Developer Reveals Token Reward Platform Fueled by Bitcoin Cash

Developer Reveals a Token Reward Platform Fueled by Bitcoin CashThere’s a new crypto platform called Honeypoints that just released for beta testing on Apple’s Testflight. The digital currency application created by two former Bitcoin.com employees aims to fuel merchant adoption with loyalty rewards. The Honeypoints app is meant to stimulate retail acceptance by rewarding customers with unique crypto tokens when they make a purchase […]

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More Than 70 Projects and Applications Built Around Bitcoin Cash

More Than 70 Projects and Applications Built Around Bitcoin CashOver the last two years, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network’s protocol and third-party infrastructure have grown in robust fashion. There are now more than 70 projects and applications built on and around the BCH chain. The following is an in-depth guide on how to benefit from the growing number of BCH-based projects and tools available […]

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Bitcoin Cash Milestones: Delivered Code, Upgrades and Platform Development

Bitcoin Cash Milestones: Delivered Code, Upgrades, and Platform DevelopmentBitcoin Cash (BCH) platform and protocol development have seen a lot of delivered code and projects over the last two years. The upgrades will help Bitcoin Cash scale to the masses, and many of the added features are protocol developments that are unique to BCH. Also read: Indian Government Breaks Silence on Crypto Regulation BCH […]

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How to Create and Airdrop Your Own Token to Your Friends

How to Create and Airdrop Your Own Token to Your FriendsRoughly a year ago, the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) debuted on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network, giving anyone the ability to mint, store, receive, and send SLP tokens. Since then there’s been a ton of tokens created on the BCH network as the simplicity of the system outpaces tokens built on alternative chains like ERC20s […]

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Bitcoin Cash Community on Bitkan’s K-Site Raises Funds for BCH Development

Bitkan's K-Site Bitcoin Cash Community Raised Funds for BCH DevelopmentLast year news.Bitcoin.com spoke with the cofounder of Bitkan, Fang Yu, about the company’s K-Site project, which acts as a decentralized media outlet, micro-blog and forum with rewards. Just recently, Bitkan spoke with news.Bitcoin.com about K-Site’s growth and how the platform’s BCH community raised funds for the Bitcoin Cash Development Fund. Bitkan highlighted that the […]

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BCH Development Fund Doubles Its Goal After a Successful Month

After a Successful Month, BCH Development Fund Doubles Funding GoalIn May, a group of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporting businesses and individuals launched a fundraiser to support BCH development. Since then the fundraiser has received massive support and so the organizers have decided to double the goal to 1600 BCH by August 1, 2019. Moreover, other projects have been added to the Bitcoin.com/fundraise page in […]

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Bitcoin.com Just Rebranded – Check out Our New Look

Bitcoin.com's Refined Branding: Check Out Our Whole New LookYou may have noticed that Bitcoin.com is looking a little different. We’re excited to unveil our new look after six months of hard work. Our domain has a long history, and as a company we’ve grown a great deal. After consideration of the crypto future ahead of us all, we decided to reshape Bitcoin.com’s design […]

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New SLP Token Allows You to Transact in BTC But With BCH Fees

New SLP Token Allows People to Transact With BTC, but With Bitcoin Cash FeesThere’s a new Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) based token called BTC2 that’s backed 1:1 with BTC. People can obtain the BTC2 token using cryptocurrency swapping application Sideshift.ai. With BTC2, you can essentially transact BTC, but with the same network fee (less than a penny) as bitcoin cash transactions. Also read: Meet the Developer Who Added […]

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BCH Businesses Launch Development Fund for Bitcoin Cash

A Variety of BCH Businesses Launch a Development Fund for Bitcoin CashOn May 30, the FVNI Development Society in collaboration with Bitcoin.com, Bitcoincash.org, Electron Cash, Bitcoincash.com and a multitude of individuals and businesses in China launched a new fundraiser to support the software engineers who maintain the technical development of the Bitcoin Cash network. The goal for Phase One is to raise 800 BCH by August […]

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Crescent Cash Users Can Now Send Bitcoin Cash Via Text Message

On May 15, the BCH-based and open source Android wallet Crescent Cash launched a new feature that allows people to send bitcoin cash through a text message. The SMS sending service added to the wallet is due to the latest open source API introduced by the crypto startup Cointext. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Protocol Successfully […]

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Alternative Bitcoin Cash Full Node Bchd Now Includes Public API

On May 3, the developers behind the Bchd project, a Bitcoin Cash full node implementation written in Go (golang), announced the release of a public application programming interface (API). The latest API feature shipped with the new version 0.14.3 offers an out-of-the-box solution that the Bchd developers say “just works.” Also read: Indian Supreme Court […]

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More Cashshuffle Compatible Wallets Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash

More Cashshuffle Compatible Wallets Are Coming to Bitcoin CashOn April 27, Electron Cash founder Jonald Fyookball revealed a new milestone for the Cashshuffle protocol when he announced the release of the Cashshuffle JS library. According to Fyookball, the software is a “major step” toward Cashshuffle being implemented into other light wallets. Also read: BCH Developer Builds Onchain Token Auction Console — SLP Agora […]

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Crescent Cash Becomes the Third BCH Light Client to Adopt Cash Accounts

Crescent Cash Becomes the Third BCH Light Client to Adopt Cash AccountsThere’s a new open source bitcoin cash (BCH) wallet called Crescent Cash which uses the Cash Accounts protocol by default. The new application was designed by the programmer Pokkst who built the wallet for simplicity by allowing BCH users to send funds to a specific username as opposed to a long alphanumeric address. Also read: […]

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Supercharge Your BCH Workflow With Bitcoin.com’s SLP and Badger SDKs

Supercharge Your Workflow With Bitcoin.com's SLP and Badger SDKsLast summer, Bitcoin.com launched a developer suite so Bitcoin Cash (BCH) programmers could have access to a slew of resources, tools, and software development kits (SDK). At the time, the web portal contained three key tools for blockchain programmers: the Bitbox SDK, REST, and the GUI platform. Now, Developer.Bitcoin.com hosts two more SDKs so developers […]

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New Bitcoinpython Node Is 100X Faster Than Previous Python Libraries

New Bitcoinpython Node Is 100X Faster Than Previous Python LibrariesOn March 27, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fans were introduced to a new BCH full node written in the Python programming language. The project, known as Bitcoinpython, is a modern BCH library whose creator claims it to be the fastest available Python implementation with 100X the speed of its closest competitor. Also read: Menu.cash Allows Diners […]

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Active Development for Most Bitcoin Forks Evaporates

Active Development for Most Bitcoin Forks EvaporatesA report published by Electric Capital has estimated that the number of developers working on public cryptocurrencies has doubled since January 2018. The research found that Ethereum has the largest development team of all established crypto assets, with 216 developers contributing to its codebase each month on average. Also Read: EY Executive Says Bitcoin Has […]

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BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than Ethereum

BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than EthereumOver the last few weeks, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers and community members have been discussing a pre-consensus method called Avalanche. Now BCH proponents have begun to notice the protocol has been applied to the Bchd full node implementation and the proof of concept officially running on the BCH mainnet. Also read: Mt. Gox Creditors Neither Need nor Deserve […]

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Openbazaar’s New Social Media Platform Aims to Foster Privacy

Openbazaar's New Social Media Platform Aims to Foster PrivacyOn Thursday, during the first day of the North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC), Openbazaar founder and CEO Brian Hoffman announced a new service called Haven Privacy. The product is a multi-faceted application for Openbazaar’s mobile and full node clients allowing users to chat, shop, and send cryptocurrencies in a private fashion. Also read: Report From Within […]

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Query the Bitcoin Cash Blockchain With Bitcoin.com’s Dedicated Bitdb Node

Query the Bitcoin Cash Blockchain With Bitcoin.com's Dedicated Bitdb NodeOver six months ago, Bitcoin.com launched a dedicated development page for programmers working on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. More recently, our web portal further added the literature “Mastering Bitcoin Cash,” a comprehensive overview of BCH basics and technical operation of the protocol. In order to ring in the New Year, Bitcoin.com has added a […]

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2018’s Top Cryptocurrencies Ranked by Github Activity

Over the past 12 months, digital asset values have dropped considerably, but behind the scenes cryptocurrency development has increased. Research from data collection websites that track the amount of Github activity taking place in cryptocurrency repositories shows blockchain development is continuing to grow. Also Read: The Cashaccount.info Platform Tethers Names to Bitcoin Cash Addresses Cryptocurrency Github […]

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