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A curated list of bitcoin services and tools for software developers
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Dec 20th, 2021


  • Bitauth IDE – An interactive development environment for Bitcoin contracts.
  • Dec 11th, 2021

    JavaScript Libraries

  • Libauth – A lightweight, zero-dependency, JavaScript/TypeScript bitcoin library.
  • Blockchain dump

  • Chaingraphstars21 – A multi-node blockchain indexer and GraphQL API.
  • Jul 14th, 2021

    Java Libraries

  • Bitcoin Spring Boot Starterstars27 - Bitcoin integration for Spring Boot applications.
  • Apr 2nd, 2021

    Full nodes

  • Fullnodestars195 - Javascript implementation of bitcoin.
  • Jan 11th, 2021

    .Net Libraries

  • NBitcoinstars1.7k - Comprehensive Bitcoin library for the .NET framework.
  • Oct 23rd, 2020

    Additional Resources

  • River Learn A collection of educational resources to learn about Bitcoin basics, investing, technology, and more.
  • Sep 24th, 2020


  • Nigiristars157 - CLI to quickly fire up a a Bitcoin regtest box along with Electrs and Esplora. Includes faucet and push commands.
  • Nigiri in Travisstars2 - Travis template for adding Nigiri to your Travis (or Github Action) pipeline.
  • halstars80 - Bitcoin CLI swiss-army-knife (based on rust-bitcoin).
  • Blockchain API and Web services

  • Esplorastars676 - Self-hosted blockchain explorer.
  • Blockchain Explorers

  • - Blockchain explorer with API (mainnet, testnet and Liquid).
  • Full nodes

  • btcdstars4.9k - Go-based full node since 2013.
  • Sep 8th, 2020


  • LibreSelerystars114 - Automated Bitcoin distribution to your project contributors and dependencies integrated into GitHub Actions.
  • Aug 24th, 2020

    Python Libraries

  • bitcoin_toolsstars230 - Python library for building and analyzing transactions and scripts (both standard and custom). Comes along with a UTXO set analysis tool. Includes several examples and exhaustive documentation.
  • oogwaystars9 - A secure Bitcoin utility library for Python.
  • Jul 20th, 2020

    Additional Resources

  • Meta-list of Bitcoin resources, from books, articles, to podcasts.
  • Jameson Lopp Bitcoin Resource List Very detailed curated Bitcoin resource list and meta-list by J. Lopp
  • Jun 23rd, 2020

    Market Data API

  • JSON REST API (free as well as paid) with access to market data. Also CSV data file download available.
  • JSON REST API (free as well as paid) with access to market data, news, metrics, profile, etc.
  • Dec 10th, 2019


  • A Gentle Introduction to Bitcoin Core Development
  • / Developer Documentation - Find useful resources, guides and reference material for developers.
  • Course

  • Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency.
  • Additional Resources

  • @lopp / Bitcoin Developers - Software developers who have experience working on Bitcoin implementations or applications.
  • @lopp / Lightning Developers - Software developers with experience working on LN implementations / applications.
  • A brief history of Bitcoin development...
  • Dec 9th, 2019


  • BitKey - Live USB for airgapped transactions and Bitcoin swiss army knife.
  • Pycoinstars1.3k - Python-based Bitcoin and alt-coin utility library.
  • bxstars502 - Bitcoin Command Line Tool.
  • txwatcherstars42 - A little Python utility that lets you monitor Bitcoin addresses through Blockchain Websocket API and perform custom callbacks.
  • hellobitcoinstars247 - A collection of simple programs which can generate bitcoin wallets, create and sign transactions, and send transactions over the bitcoin network.
  • HD Wallet Scannerstars13 - Find all used addresses in your Bitcoin HD wallets bypassing gap limits.
  • Blockchain API and Web services

  • Cashier-BTCstars256 - Self-hosted payment gateway.
  • Chainradar APIstars2 - Blockchain Explorer API for Chainradar.
  • Blockchain Explorers

  • Bitkit - Real time transaction updates.
  • JavaScript Libraries

  • bcoinstars2.7k - Javascript bitcoin library for node.js and browsers.
  • Python Libraries

  • btctxstorestars9 - Simple library to store/retrieve information in bitcoin transactions using OP_RETURN.
  • pybitcointoolsstars1.2k - Python library for Bitcoin signatures and transactions from Vitalik Buterin. Project discontinued.
  • pycoinstars1.3k - Python library for Bitcoin keys, signatures, transactions. Includes full VM implementation and tools for manipulating keys (ku) and transactions (tx).
  • Java Libraries

  • XChangestars3.5k - Library that provides a simple and consistent API for interacting with 50+ Bitcoin currency exchanges.
  • Scala libraries

  • Bitcoin-S - Scala/JVM toolkit for Bitcoin applications, includes Bitcoin data structures, transaction signing, strongly typed bitcoind/Eclair RPC clients, and more.
  • .Net Libraries

  • BitcoinLibstars380 - The most complete, up-to-date, battle-tested .net Library and RPC Wrapper for Bitcoin and Altcoins in C#.
  • QBitNinjastars68 - An Open Source and powerful blockchain API.
  • Playgrounds

  • Bitcoin IDEstars184 - Bitcoin Script for dummies.
  • blockchain-demostars4.5k - A web-based demonstration of blockchain concepts.
  • Bitcoin Script Debuggerstars51 - Visualize Bitcoin script execution for real transactions.
  • Blockchain dump

  • WebBTC - These are postgres database dumps of the bitcoin-ruby-blockchain database generated by
  • BitcoinDatabaseGeneratorstars107 - A high performance data transfer tool that can be used to copy data from Bitcoin Core blockchain files to a SQL Server database.
  • Blockparser+SQLstars62 - Fast, quick and dirty bitcoin blockchain parser.
  • BitcoinABEstars950 - Abe: block browser for Bitcoin and similar currencies.
  • NBitcoin.Indexerstars27 - Scalable and fault-tolerant block chain indexer for Azure cloud platform.
  • Blockchain2Graphstars137 - Graph Database Builder.
  • Full nodes

  • Bitcoin-ruby-nodestars25 - bitcoin node based on bitcoin-ruby-blockchain.
  • Bitcore Nodestars349 - bitcoind linked to node.js by BitPay.
  • Bitcorestars4.4k - Formerly just a Nodejs library, now a full node.
  • Read

  • Grokking Bitcoin - An in-depth technical book with rich illustrations.
  • Elliptic Curve Cryptography A Gentle Introduction.
  • Bitcoin Programming with BitcoinJS and Bitcoin Core CLIstars130.
  • Bitcoin Protocol Development Curriculum - Chaincode Labsstars432.
  • Lightning Network Protocol Development Curriculum - Chaincode Labsstars291.
  • Additional Resources

  • Practical Bitcoin Info - Google Sheets.
  • Sep 15th, 2019

    Blockchain API and Web services

  • One-Time Addressstars48 A better way to share your Bitcoin address.
  • Apr 28th, 2019

    Jul 29th, 2018

    Mar 17th, 2018

    Blockchain Explorers

  • Jan 21st, 2018

    C++ Libraries

  • Libbitcoin
  • Playgrounds

  • Script Debuggerstars14
  • Apr 5th, 2016

    Mar 6th, 2016

    Blockchain API and Web services

  • Smartbit
  • Blockchain Explorers

  • Smartbit
  • Feb 16th, 2016

    JavaScript Libraries

  • Awesome CryptoCoinJSstars54
  • Feb 6th, 2016

    Jan 20th, 2016


  • Bitcore Playground
  • Dec 8th, 2015

    Open Source Wallets

  • Electrum
  • Jun 16th, 2015

    Jun 8th, 2015

    Java Libraries

  • BitcoinJ
  • Jun 7th, 2015

    Open Source Wallets

  • Jun 4th, 2015

    JavaScript Libraries

  • BlockTrail SDK NodeJSstars39
  • Python Libraries

  • BlockTrail SDK Pythonstars21
  • Ruby Libraries

  • Bitcoin-rubystars903
  • Jun 3rd, 2015

    PHP Libraries

  • PHP-OP_RETURNstars78
  • Jun 1st, 2015

    Open Source Wallets

  • CoPay by BitPay
  • May 28th, 2015

    Blockchain API and Web services

  • Insight
  • Wallets API

  • BIP32
  • JavaScript Libraries

  • Bitcoinjs-libstars4.7k
  • May 27th, 2015

    Blockchain Explorers

  • BlockTrail
  • May 26th, 2015

    Wallets API

  • Coinbase
  • Blockchain API and Web services

  • Last Checked At: 2022-07-26T10:56:19.934Z


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