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init.cpp – Commented Bitcoin source code
This is our first exploration of Bitcoin-specific code in this series of articles. Until now we've looked at how the Qt system was set up to run the GUI and Bitcoin services in ...
qt/bitcoin.cpp – Commented Bitcoin source code
qt/bitcoin.cpp is where Bitcoin Core initialization leads us next. main.cpp, the Bitcoin Qt application entry point, is basically just a stub that calls GuiMain() at qt/bitcoin....
qt/bitcoin.h – Commented Bitcoin source code
qt/bitcoin.h pulls the config/bitcoin-config.h definitions that were generated by the configure script during the build process. This header also contains the Qt Q_OBJECT Bitcoi...
qt/main.cpp – Commented Bitcoin source code
Having run the Bitcoin Core graphical interface for so many years, the GUI source code seemed like the perfect place to start the journey into Bitcoin Core. The messages, buttons a...
Commented Bitcoin source code – Introduction
For a while now I've wanted to dig deeper into the inner workings of Bitcoin. Although I tinkered a lot with Dogecoin and Litecoin source over 5 years ago, I realize they were j...
New Bitcoin Core will allow wallet creation from the main menu
The upcoming version of Bitcoin Core will allow wallets to be created from the main menu. The pull request was merged into the Bitcoin Core source tree just hours ago. Some o...
How are large Bitcoin mining operations built?
Bitcoin mining is no longer profitable in the small. Today, the mining landscape is dominated by two different mining strategies: Large scale Bitcoin mining operations; ...
The complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks
Perhaps you'd be surprised to find out that Bitcoin has been hacked in the past? Millions of fake Bitcoins were minted out of thin air and injected into the blockchain. Even the...
ELI5 How iPayYou.io works
iPayYou.io is an Amazon.com gift-card-for-cryptocurrency trading service. Currently they buy your gift cards at a fixed rate and pay you back in crypto. Currently accepted coins...
What is Saint Bitts?
Saint Bitts LLC is a company registered in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The company name, changing Kitts for Bitts, is a Bitcoin-related reference to the island that...