Tag Archives: Bitcoin API

Get Bitcoin Value with curl or NodeJS


via Get Bitcoin Value.

Last year I started dabbling in bitcoin.  Of course I was immediately cocky as bitcoin value went up 20% as soon as I bought it, then was humbled as bitcoin’s value tumbled down 50%.  From boathouse to outhouse.  From caviar to ramen noodles.  It was brutal.

Anyways, I was often checking the price of bitcoin because it would move up and down quite quickly.  I was going to Coinbase to check but as a developer I prefer to do something nerdy to get the value.  I’ve taken a few moments to get the value of bitcoin in a few programmatic ways.

Build a Bitcoin payment site with Node.js and Bitpay Part 1


I demonstrate how to use the Bitpay Invoice API in concert with the node.js Bitpay client module at github/stevenzeiler/node-bitpay. Then I walk through generating an express server application using yeoman and deploying to Heroku to receive payment notification callbacks from Bitpay.

Awesome Bitcoin toolkit in Objective-C


CoreBitcoin implements Bitcoin protocol in Objective-C. It is far from being complete, but it is already a useful toolkit. Original Post>>

Open Source Bitcoin Marketplace Software


BitWasp is an open source PHP project which allows anyone to set up a secure bitcoin marketplace independent of other centralized services. See more>>