Securing a Woocommerce site with Lightning (and other Bitcoin) payments.

1. Don’t run the webserver on your Lightning Node I use the woocommerce plugin towards a lightning node that is running on another server. Between the webserver and the Lightning Node there is a firewall, making sure only the ports the webserver needs to be able to generate payment requests is open. 2. Make sure […]

Lightning Network – analogies that works, that have been used, and limitations of the analogies.

There has been a lot said of what Lightning Network is similar to. Some of the analogies are wrong, some of them are partly right. I’ll try to break down a few of them here, and where they fail. Lightning Network is IOUs This is partly right. But what is an IOU? It’s a paper […]

How to participate in the development of the Lightning Network Daemon from Lightning Labs!

Or pretty much any open source project on github. Start with downloading and compiling LND from scratch, if you haven’t already done so. A Linux system is probably easiest to get it to work on, but I have heard of people who run it on Windows too. is the procedure you are looking for. Run […]