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bitcoin / opentransact / oscurrency

The Difference between Bitcoin and OpenTransact

OK new subject: what the heck is bit coin? — William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) January 3, 2014 Disclaimer: I am deliberately avoiding edge cases and other costs of Bitcoin. Bitcoin (BTC) is a relatively new system and we often make sense of new systems by drawing on familiar experiences to describe them, so it is natural … Continue reading

oscurrency

Moving from Blogger to WordPress

Welcome to OS Currency on wordpress! From the opensourcecurrency google group (10/3/13): Over the last year or so, while github participation (issues, some documentation and one virtual dev meetup announcement) has increased, the opensourcecurrency.org blog has sadly been inactive. While the blog has been performing solidly as an archive of old posts, with some help, … Continue reading

android / oauth / open source / opentransact / screencast

OpenTransact on Android

Update (June 15): Cyberwire on Google Play App Store Cyberwire is an open source proof-of-concept for OpenTransact on Android. In the screencast, we see the Android app used to transfer 10 imaginary coffeebucks using one OpenTransact provider implementation. Even with a different OpenTransact provider implementation, we see the same functionality accessed by the same Android … Continue reading

Code / oauth / opentransact

OpenTransact: Testing OAuth Scopes with Artifice and Cucumber

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYLP3wMA width=”480″ height=”405″] In this screencast, we’ll improve the code introduced in the previous post OAuth Scopes with UMA Action URLs with the help of our friends Artifice and Cucumber. Calls to Net::HTTP can be intercepted by Artifice and sent to your rack application instead of the network. If you are developing an OAuth … Continue reading