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Lessons Learned Contributing to Dogecoin.

Dogecoin was created as a joke, a meme poking fun at the all-too-serious nature of cryptocurrency. Why shouldn’t development be fun?

Along the way, maybe we can help make a globally available, decentralized microtransaction system that lets people do and build interesting things.

Here’s what I’ve learned contributing code to Dogecoin core and other projects.

Sep 13, 2022

Repeat Yourself but Only Exactly (PR 3102)

Repetition is risky. Duplicate code may cause harm. Similar things offer opportunities to get things wrong in different ways. But I repeat myself.

Sep 1, 2022

Weighted Contributions for Tips

Generous shibes fund tipjars to pay Core contributors for their work making regular Dogecoin releases. How are those tips disbursed to contributors?

Aug 15, 2022

Inside Perl's Libdogecoin Bindings

The first release of libdogecoin is starting to get bindings for several languages. Here's how Perl's work.