Bitcoin is a powerful new peer-to-peer platform for the next generation of financial technology. The decentralized nature of the Bitcoin network allows for highly resilient bitcoin infrastructure, and the developer community needs reliable, open-source tools to implement bitcoin apps and services.
npm install bitcore-lib
bower install bitcore-lib
The complete docs are hosted here: bitcore documentation. There's also a bitcore API reference available generated from the JSDocs of the project, where you'll find low-level details on each bitcore utility.
- Generate a random address
- Generate a address from a SHA256 hash
- Import an address via WIF
- Create a Transaction
- Sign a Bitcoin message
- Verify a Bitcoin message
- Create an OP RETURN transaction
- Create a 2-of-3 multisig P2SH address
- Spend from a 2-of-2 multisig P2SH address
Building the Browser Bundle
To build a bitcore-lib full bundle for the browser:
This will generate files named
You can also use our pre-generated files, provided for each release along with a PGP signature by one of the project's maintainers. To get them, checkout the releases.
Development & Tests
git clone https://github.com/bitpay/bitcore-lib cd bitcore-lib npm install
Run all the tests:
You can also run just the Node.js tests with
gulp test:node, just the browser tests with
gulp test:browser or create a test coverage report (you can open
coverage/lcov-report/index.html to visualize it) with
We're using Bitcore in production, as are many others, but please use common sense when doing anything related to finances! We take no responsibility for your implementation decisions.
If you find a security issue, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
See CONTRIBUTING.md on the main bitcore repo for information about how to contribute.
Code released under the MIT license.
Copyright 2013-2019 BitPay, Inc. Bitcore is a trademark maintained by BitPay, Inc.