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An open-source Bitcoin solution written in Go language (golang).
For more information on the GoCoin International Payment Platform, please visit the [[GoCoin]] Page.
It can be built for every platform that has a working Go compiler.
It uses a proprietary license, though is free to use for non-commercial purposes.
Gocoin has a several unique features, that distinguish it from the original bitcoin client.
* All the unspent outputs are kept in memory, so switching between different wallets is very fast.
* Allows a user to limit the upload and download network bandwidth used by the client.
* Works with its own implementation of a cold storage wallet.
* For security reasons, it is supposed to be used with a PC that has never been (and will never be) connected to a network.
* The wallet is deterministic and a seed-password based, so as long as you remember the password, you do not need to backup it, ever.
* Additionally you can import private keys for your existing bitcoin wallet.
* Has very low hardware requirements, so you can run it on i.e. Raspberry Pi
The client node requires 64-bit platform and at least 4GB of system memory. It also requires a file system that can handle files larger than 4GB.
* No GUI, though the online node has web interface
* No IPv6
* No UPnP
Gocoin was written by a single person for a private purposes.
The software's first public release was announced in May 2013 on Bitcointalk forum.<ref>https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=199306.0</ref>
==External Links==
* [http://www.assets-otc.com/gocoin Homepage]
* [https://github.com/piotrnar/gocoin Github repo]
* [https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=199306.0 Bitcointalk forum topic]
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[[Category:Open Source]]

Revision as of 07:21, 11 January 2014

For more information on the GoCoin International Payment Platform, please visit the GoCoin Page.