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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.

Apr 16, 2022

Backporting Block Pruning Pr 2923

The Dogecoin Core is a code fork of Bitcoin, via a couple of routes. Sometimes we can get new features from Bitcoin, but they're not free.

Apr 13, 2022

Removing Misleading Sync Screen Data

Misleading or wrong information is worse than missing data. It's better to show nothing than to confuse users.

Apr 10, 2022

How Branches Work and How to Think About Them

Git uses Merkle trees just like blockchains do. Let's demystify what that exactly means for Dogecoin developers though: explaining branches to new developers.