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The differences between Esplora and a Bitcoin core node blog

The differences between Esplora and a Bitcoin core node

Lightning Network FAQ

Learn more about the key features of the Esplora API compared to a Bitcoin Core Node....

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How to run an effective Merchant Lightning Node blog

How to run an effective Merchant Lightning Node

We will be talking about basic goals, initial setup, interaction with point of sale front ends such as BTCPayServer, and how to manage the liquidity. There are three...

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How do lightning nodes interact with on-chain Bitcoin? blog

How do lightning nodes interact with on-chain Bitcoin?

Bitcoin Education

Learn about on-chain interactions, opening and closing channels, cooperative and unilateral channel closures and more....

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Sovereignty: Cold Storage & Your First Lightning Node blog

Sovereignty: Cold Storage & Your First Lightning Node

Bitcoin Education

Cold Storage is a must for any Bitcoiner. Learning how to run a node, and a reliable Lightning Node is also important....

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BIPs and BOLTs blog

BIPs and BOLTs

Bitcoin Education

BIPs and BOLTs are the standards and processes followed when making changes and proposals to Bitcoin and the Lightning Network...

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Why Businesses Should Run Their Own Node blog

Why Businesses Should Run Their Own Node

Bitcoin Education

Accepting Bitcoin payments is easy. Give customers optionality, while protecting your brand against chargebacks and counter party risk of Visa, Mastercard and other card providers....

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What does it mean to run your own node? blog

What does it mean to run your own node?

Bitcoin Education

Running your own node has distinct benefits. Learn more about the value nodes gives Bitcoin users....

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What is a Bitcoin Node? blog

What is a Bitcoin Node?

Bitcoin Education

A full node's primary function is to independently verify the current state of the Bitcoin blockchain. It accomplishes this by downloading each block and transaction and comparing them...

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