Bitcoin Core Programs

This section describes what are Bitcoin Core Programs.

If you installed Bitcoin Core on your Windows computer, it actually offers you 4 programs:

1. Bitcoin Core Wallet - Located at \local\bitcoin-qt.exe. Bitcoin Core Wallet is a combination of full Bitcoin peer and wallet frontend.

2. Bitcoin Core Daemon - Located at \local\bitcoind.exe. Bitcoin Core Daemon is the Bitcoin peer, which you can interact with through RPCs to port 8332 (or 18332 for testnet).

3. Bitcoin CLI (Command Line Interface) - Located at \local\bitcoin-cli.exe. Bitcoin CLI allows you to send RPC commands to Bitcoin Daemon (bitcoind).

4. Bitcoin Transaction - Located at \local\bitcoin-tx.exe. Bitcoin Transaction allows you to create and update Bitcoin transactions.

Last update: 2017.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Bitcoin

 Bitcoin Blockchain

 Bitcoin Wallet

Bitcoin Core

Bitcoin Core Programs

 Bitcoin Core Daemon

 Bitcoin Core CLI

 Bitcoin Core CLI Commands

 Access Bitcoin Test Network "-testnet"

 bitcoin-cli Network Commands

 "bitcoin-cli getclock" Command

 bitcoin-cli Transaction Commands

 bitcoin-cli Wallet Commands

 "bitcoin-cli encryptwallet" - Set Wallet Password

 "bitcoin-cli walletpassphrase" - Unlock Wallet

 "bitcoin-cli backupwallet" - Backup Wallet

 Bitcoin Transaction

 Bitcoin-Qt - Bitcoin Core GUI

 Bitcoin Mining

 Bitcoin Consensus Rules

 Bitcoin Block Data Structure

 Bitcoin Transaction Data Structure

 blockexplorer.com API

 Copay - Bitcoin Wallet

 References

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