Infrastructure to build Bitcoin and blockchain-based applications for the next generation of financial technology.
Note: If you're looking for the Bitcore Library please see: https://github.com/bitpay/bitcore-lib
Before you begin you'll need to have Node.js v4 or v0.12 installed. There are several options for installation. One method is to use nvm to easily switch between different versions, or download directly from Node.js.
npm install -g bitcore
Spin up a full node and join the network:
npm install -g bitcorebitcored
You can then view the Insight block explorer at the default location:
http://localhost:3001/insight, and your configuration file will be found in your home directory at
Create a transaction:
var bitcore = ;var transaction = ;var transaction;transaction;
The complete docs are hosted here: bitcore documentation. There's also a bitcore API reference available generated from the JSDocs of the project, where you'll find low-level details on each bitcore utility.
To get community assistance and ask for help with implementation questions, please use our community forums.
We're using Bitcore in production, as are many others, but please use common sense when doing anything related to finances! We take no responsibility for your implementation decisions.
If you find a security issue, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please send pull requests for bug fixes, code optimization, and ideas for improvement. For more information on how to contribute, please refer to our CONTRIBUTING file.
This will generate files named
You can also use our pre-generated files, provided for each release along with a PGP signature by one of the project's maintainers. To get them, checkout a release commit (for example, https://github.com/bitpay/bitcore/commit/e33b6e3ba6a1e5830a079e02d949fce69ea33546 for v0.12.6).
To verify signatures, use the following PGP keys:
Code released under the MIT license.
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