"Bitcoin is a techno tour de force" Reason 5: Capped Supply — The most common questions I get about bitcoin relate to its value. Why is a bitcoin worth anything? There are several factors that when combined make bitcoin valuable. One of those is that bitcoins are scarce. How can a digital... Read more—
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Configuring bitcoind for Debugging — This post is a reference for Bitcoin Core version 0.9.3Configuring Bitcoin-RPCPrior to 0.9.0 there were a number of commands you could give bitcoind from the command line. Those commands exposed the features required for Bitcoin (sending payments, managing your wallet,... Read more—
Building Bitcoin Core with XCode — For this walkthrough I'll be using Bitcoin Core version 0.9.3, XCode 5.1.1 with the command line tools package installed, and Homebrew (http://brew.sh/).1. Download the source code:git clone email@example.com:bitcoin/bitcoin.git bitcoin2. Install dependencies:brew install autoconf automake libtool berkeley-db4 boost miniupnpc openssl pkg-config... Read more—
"Bitcoin is a techno tour de force" Reason 4: Decentralization — Bitcoin is decentralized and it is completely peer-to-peer. What this means is that it there is no central server running the network. Each computer on the network is called a node and on equal footing with all the others. I... Read more—