This is a work in progress. It is not ready for release and I don't advise using it yet. It's future is also uncertain at this time.
Welcome to bitcoinj-sv
The bitcoinj-sv library is a Java implementation of the Bitcoin SV protocol. This library is a fork of Mike Hearn's original bitcoinj library aimed at supporting Bitcoin SV.
It allows maintaining a wallet and sending/receiving transactions without needing a full blockchain node.
- Java 8
- Maven 3+ - for building the project
- Google Protocol Buffers - for use with serialization and hardware communications
To get started, it is best to have the latest JDK and Maven installed. The HEAD of the
master branch contains the latest release and the
dev branch contains development code.
Building from the command line
To perform a full build use
mvn clean package
The outputs are under the
Building from an IDE
Alternatively, just import the project using your IDE. IntelliJ has Maven integration built-in and has a free Community Edition. Simply use
File | Import Project and locate the
pom.xml in the root of the cloned project source tree.
These are found in the
Contributing to bitcoinj-sv
Contributions to bitcoinj-sv are welcome and encouraged.