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Node.js server for providing Bitcoin webservices to thin clients

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node-bitcoin-exit

Public API that enables thin clients to communicate with the Bitcoin network.

Installation

First you need to install node-bitcoin-p2p.

Make sure you download the block chain after configuring node-bitcoin-p2p.

Then, run these steps to install node-bitcoin-exit:

# Get a copy of node-bitcoin-exit
git clone git://github.com/bitcoinjs/node-bitcoin-exit.git --recursive
# Switch to the folder
cd node-bitcoin-exit
# Link in your copy of node-bitcoin-p2p
sudo npm link bitcoinjs
# Install other dependencies
sudo npm install

Usage

Start the server with

node server.js

We recommend using forever to make sure the server is automatically restarted in case of an error.

forever start server.js

Status

First permanent deployment is online at https://exit.trucoin.com:3125/

Prototype software, use at your own peril.

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