Prerequisites

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Burstcoin node running 24/7 with fully synchronized blockchain. You find the software here : Burstcoin Reference Software or also on our download section It is also recommend to setup a testnet node for QA and testing purposes. All examples in this document use the 6876 testnet port. The mainnet port is 8123.

Accepting Deposits

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Unlike Bitcoin's throw away addresses, Burstcoin addresses are somewhat expensive to maintain. Each address and public key combination are maintained forever in the blockchain, however maintaining a completely empty account is less costly than maintaining an account with non zero balance. Due to this we do not recommend using a throw away address per deposit. [...]

Withdrawing / Sending BURST

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When a user wants to withdraw to a specific account, you ask him for the account id he wants to withdraw to. When you receive this account id, you must first check if that account has a public key attached to it or not (i.e. if it’s new or not). To do this, you must [...]

Additional information

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Burst Account Format The account ID is stored internally as a 64 bit signed long variable. When used in APIs it is usually returned as both unsigned number represented as string and using alphanumeric Reed-Solomon representation starting with "BURST-" prefix. For example: BURST-ER8M-SYV3-R7EK-EUF3L In API request parameters and response JSON, you will find both representations, [...]

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