Learning Bitcoin’s Lightning Network with Go (Set up)

This article is meant for Bitcoin LND beginners.

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network is in short “Scalable, Instant Bitcoin/Blockchain Transactions”. It is the concept of having “payment channels” that users can leverage “off-chain”(meaning not on the Bitcoin blockchain) to send nearly instant and low cost transactions. Here is a link to a more detailed description of it: http://lightning.network/how-it-works/.

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https://hackernoon.com/learning-bitcoins-lightning-network-with-go-set-up-deea944b920e?source=rss----3a8144eabfe3---4

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