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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.

May 14, 2022

Limit Yourself (PR 2698)

Sometimes an easy change is a lot harder than it looks. Creating a setmaxconnections RPC command definitely was.

May 8, 2022

Keep the Change (

When you pay someone and they give you change, it goes back in your pocket. Right? Unless you wrote an embarrassing bug.

May 6, 2022

What Took You So Long (PR 2698)

Uncertainty is the enemy, and sometimes it takes a long time to figure it out. What testing PR 2698 can teach you.