Submarine Swaps – How do they work and where they are used?
Interaction Between Protocols Imagine a scenario where Alice wants to buy a book from Bob’s e-commerce, but Alice only has on-chain funds, and Bob only accepts payments through...Read More
What are the differences between “public” and “private” channels?
A payment channel is a mechanism that enables the establishment a financial relationship between two nodes on the Lightning Network. These nodes are referred to as channel partners...Read More
Why do Lightning nodes need inbound and outbound liquidity?
There are two possible ways of answering this question: with a brief and general answer or with a detailed and elaborated one. Let’s go through the general answer...Read More
Effortless Inbound Channel Opening for Voltage Nodes
Voltage node runners just got a big quality of life boost! With the click of one button, all users running a Voltage node may claim 500,000 sats of...Read More
Lightning Node “Type” Series #1: The Consumer Node or How to Live on Lightning
Living on Bitcoin has never been easier. You can pay your bills with bitcoin on Bitrefill, top up your google or apple-pay with paywithmoon, or buy giftcards with...Read More
How do lightning nodes interact with on-chain Bitcoin?
Learn about on-chain interactions, opening and closing channels, cooperative and unilateral channel closures and more....Read More