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bretton / sarb-crypto-regs-execise.md
Last active Jan 24, 2019
Class exercise: Re-write the "Proposal for regulatory actions for crypto assets"
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bretton / lnd-backup-restore-migrate.md
Last active May 24, 2019
LND Backup, Restore, Migrate
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bretton / bech32-lnd.md
Last active Jul 13, 2018
Convert pubkey from lightning node into Bech32 format for (proposed) Bolt-12 DNS SRV record usage
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bretton / forex-scrape.md
Last active Sep 23, 2019
Scraping Forex Data
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Scraping Forex Data

I was looking for ways to scrape forex data after fixer.io switched to a subscription model with rate-limiting, making their API useless for lots of queries.

1. Use an alternative API

One alternative API which is still free is https://exchangeratesapi.io/

It's basically a drop-in replacement for fixer.io and can be used to get all forex rates in json format at

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bretton / improved-lnd-bitcoind-mainnet.md
Last active Nov 27, 2019
Detailed guide to installing LND and Bitcoind on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for Mainnet
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Intro

This guide is specific to getting LND 0.5-beta and Bitcoind running on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for mainnet. It is ageing rapidly and includes steps not necessary on newer versions of LND

Original installation guide:

This guide is broken into the following sections:

  • Install bitcoind and set to start automatically
  • Install development tools and dependancies
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bretton / lightning-pi-odroid-articles.md
Last active Apr 30, 2019
Collection of tutorials for running Lightning on low cost hardware
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bretton / contribute-lightning-dev.md
Last active Oct 9, 2018
Become a contributor to the Lightning Dev Site
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bretton / ldn-contributor-github.md
Last active Apr 3, 2018
How to fork, clone and submit pull requests for changes, to LND
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1. Fork the original code in github

Open https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd and while logged in, select the "Fork" option and follow any prompts.

Fork the original

2. Clone your fork to a local directory

Open terminal and type

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