What do Open-Channel Transactions Look Like On-Chain?
A lightning channel funding transaction, commonly called an “open-channel transaction”, is a transaction that is used to open a payment channel on the lightning network. It anchors the...Read More
Introducing Flow 2.0: A New LSP Focused on Just-In-Time Liquidity
An LSP that is focused on making Just In Time liquidity a generally available resource. No longer think inbound capacity or what channels you have....Read More
What are Negative Fees and how Does it Affect the Lightning Network?
Learn about negative fees and how they impact the lightning network. Negative fees allow a node to pay to forward a payment instead of charging to forward a...Read More
Where Does the Yield Come From?
The age old question. Where does the yield come from? Lorenzo breaks that down for us. #LightningNetwork...Read More
How does an HTLC work?
One of the requirements for the lightning network to work is the establishment of secure payment channels between users that allows trustless off-chain transactions and the ability to...Read More
Lightning Privacy for Beginners
The goal of this blog is to educate on what common actions may inadvertently disclose information that you may otherwise not want to be known. ...Read More
4 Real Use Cases for Lightning Network
This article will go through several examples of what I expect the Lightning Network to provide the internet and the world in the coming years as creative people...Read More
Solving $1 trillion dollar unpaid invoice problem
The lightning network is great for buying a coffee or a pizza from a merchant who accepts payments. Businesses can immediately save 2.9% + 30 cents per transaction....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
What are the differences between LND and CLN?
The Lightning Network protocol is formalized in specification documents called BOLTs (Basis of Lightning Technologies). All organizations that maintain Lightning Network node implementations must follow the specifications described...Read More
Why Exchanges Need Bitcoin Lightning Network Deposits and Withdrawals
While user experience on exchanges has been focused on having tight spreads and features that allow entering and exiting positions, I am willing to bet that users are...Read More
What is Lightning Network Capacity
Bitcoin’s Lightning network operates on top of the Bitcoin blockchain. For layer 2 to function and deliver global, instant, and zero-fee transactions, nodes must join the network and...Read More