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⚡ Lightning Thursday! July 22, 2021: Explore the Lightning Network!⚡

The lightning network is a second-layer solution on top of the Bitcoin blockchain that enables quick, cheap and scalable Bitcoin payments. Here is the place to discuss and learn more about lightning! Ask your questions about lightning Provide reviews, feedback, comparisons of LN apps, services, websites etc Learn about new LN features, development, apps Link to good quality resources (articles, wikis etc) Resources: * Here is an awesome list of resources compiled by Jameson Lopp: https://www.lopp.net/lightning-information.html * Want to test out your lightning fire power? tip the Bitcoin devs! https://bitcoindevlist.com/ * Previous threads: [Search](https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/search?q=Lightning+Thursday&restrict_sr=on&include_over_18=on&sort=new&t=all) * Lnbook getting closer towards being finished and can already be seen at: https://github.com/lnbook/lnbook * Lightning Dedicated YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/renepickhardt * Also there is the playlist by chaincode labs: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpLH33TRghT17_U3as2P3vHfAGL8pSOOY * Lightning stores: https://www.lightningnetworkstores.com/ * Learn more and talk about lightning right here in r/Bitcoin, r/bitcoinbeginners, r/thelightningnetwork, and [the r/Bitcoin chat](https://discord.gg/qE3rWBRNqh)
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BTC +5.26% · twitter.com · 5h

I am extremely proud and excited to announce that the Lightning Network (❤️⚡️) can actually handle payments of substantial size if the correct paths and amounts are chosen. Received (and send back) 0.3679 BTC yesterday on Mainnet with optimal MPP splits with a total of 345 different paths! ❤️⚡️

Guess who received (& send back) 2 LARGE (!) mainnet #Bitcoin payments from @stefanwouldgo over the #LightningNetwork!1st payment: 0.3679 BTC (345 parts minSplitSize: 10k sats)2nd payment: 0.286...
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BTC +5.26% · youtu.be · 15h

How Bitcoin's Lightning Network Works

How the lightning 2nd layer enables fast and cheap Bitcoin transactions, including demos, payment channels, multi-hop payments, and challenges.Want to easily...