Blockstream Source Code Announcement Pleased Many
Blockstream is the global leader in Bitcoin and blockchain technology. Our products and services form the foundations for the financial infrastructure of the future.
Blockstream announced from their Twitter account that they are really pleased to show the world their source code and encourage many to build on it.
We’re excited to announce Esplora, the source code behind Blockstream, Developers can now contribute to the project, build their own extensions, or even create their own independent #Bitcoin & #LiquidNetwork #blockchain explorers.
Techopedia define and explain source code;
Source code is the set of instructions and statements written by a programmer using a computer programming language. This code is later translated into machine language by a compiler. The translated code is referred to as object code.
Source code is the source of a computer program. It contains declarations, instructions, functions, loops and other statements, which act as instructions for the program on how to function. Programs may contain one or more source code text files, which can be stored on a computer’s hard disk, in a database, or be printed in books of code snippets.
Bitcoin is at the heart of everything they (Blockstream) do. From enterprise-grade settlement networks, to consumer wallets, to Bitcoin satellites, their technology is accelerating the adoption of bitcoin-based peer-to-peer finance by many. Blockstream’s whose major innovation is in sidechains, which enable the introduction of brand new features to Bitcoin, as well as the issuance of new digital assets.
What is a sidechain?
A sidechain is a blockchain that runs parallel to the Bitcoin blockchain, enabling the deployment of new features and capabilities while leveraging bitcoin’s security. A sidechain is interoperable with the Bitcoin blockchain and supports the secure transfer of assets between chains.