Bitcoin Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 1.03, by Dr. Herong Yang
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.
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