In this article, we will walk through "how to install and run a full node of Bitcoin using Bcoin."
We will create a wallet, send some coins and mine some blocks in regtest mode. So, let's start.
The Bitcoin blockchain is designed as a decentralised P2P network where nobody owns or controls Bitcoin, and everyone can participate. A full node is a program that fully validates transactions and blocks. By running a Bitcoin full node, you are supporting the Bitcoin network to become more decentralised and fostering the growth of Bitcoin.