Python lightning-network

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Top 6 Python lightning-network Projects

  • GitHub repo electrum

    Electrum Bitcoin Wallet

    Project mention: Help Sending from Electrum | | 2021-11-27

    Is your wallet connected to an electrum node (see You need a connection so your transaction can be broadcast to the network. If the connection indicator is red, you can click on it and pick a node.

  • GitHub repo rebalance-lnd

    A script that can be used to balance lightning channels of a lnd node

    Project mention: ⚡ Lightning Thursday! November 25, 2021: Explore the Lightning Network!⚡ | | 2021-11-25

    There are some tools like this but it is very hard to automate rebalancing since each node market dynamics is different. And it changes constantly. You can automate but you have to constantly update the logic.

  • Scout APM

    Scout APM: A developer's best friend. Try free for 14-days. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo plugins

    Community curated plugins for c-lightning (by lightningd)

    Project mention: Jack Mallers and CNN's Julia Chatterley Part 2: "I expect to go well into the 6 figures this year." | | 2021-10-02

    Here is a C-Lightning plugin that accomplishes much the same objective.

  • GitHub repo lndmanage

    Channel management tool for lightning network daemon (LND) operators.

    Project mention: Participating in routing | | 2021-05-19

  • GitHub repo lntrafficsimulator

    A Cryptoeconomic Traffic Analysis of Bitcoin's Lightning Network

    Project mention: Lightning Node Off-Chain Transaction Data | | 2021-06-25

    Real life data on LN is by design very difficult to obtain, and as a result it tends to be quite valuable. My blockchain teacher at uni implemented a LN traffic simulator for data analysis purposes, you might find it useful by itself or be willing to improve it for your purposes.

  • GitHub repo bitcoin-on-twitch

    Bitcoin on Twitch: Accept Bitcoin donations on Twitch, and integrate them into your alerts!

    Project mention: A while ago, I showed off a tool that allows Twitch streamers to integrate Bitcoin + Lightning donations into their alerts. I am now making it open-source. Please contribute :) | | 2021-06-19

    I got a bunch of stuff done in the repo, so the current code can now be tested if you're experienced with Linux!

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-11-27.

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Project Stars
1 electrum 5,280
2 rebalance-lnd 191
3 plugins 144
4 lndmanage 144
5 lntrafficsimulator 22
6 bitcoin-on-twitch 21
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