Valyrian Tech, a Bitcoin venture, announced the beta release of “The Bitcoin Spellbook” an open source set of tools designed to interact with Bitcoin’s Blockchain. Wouter Glorieux a 33-year-old programmer and creator of the Valyrian Tech project stated that his main goal is to create software that lets any group of individuals to form a decentralized company, where profits are shared fairly based on each one’s contribution.
Wouter Glorieux is a 33-year-old programmer, with a bachelor’s degree in applied informatics, 8 years of experience as a System’s Administrador, and development experience of Enterprise Resource Planning systems. Glorieux has been obsessed with Bitcoin since 2011, he is one of the members of the Ghent Bitcoin City Project, where he has been doing work as a Bitcoin evangelist, convincing merchants to accept Bitcoin as a payment option.
Glorieux main goal is to figure out new and unexpected ways to use Bitcoin’s technology, The Bitcoin Spellbook is a set of tools that uses Bitcoin’s blockchain as it is, using standard features that increase the library’s compatibility (covering most wallet solutions). The Bitcoin Spellbook (codename Project Meraxes) is a collection of Bitcoin APIs and webservices, they are the core tools that Glorieux will use to allow his future projects to talk with Bitcoin’s Blockchain.
The Spellbook is a collection of 5 spells (APIs) and 3 enchantments (webservices) that use the Bitcoin Blockchain along with some code relating to BIB44 Wallets. Some of the tools included are a data retriever which fetches data from multiple block-explorers, a tool that sorts the received transactions of a Bitcoin address into a list of address-value pairs, a voting mechanism, a service that automatically reveals a link, text or send email when an address received a certain amount of Bitcoins and more.
More details of the project will follow over the coming weeks, Glorieux has been financing this project on his own, however, he started a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to fund the development of the project. The milestone is set at 10,000 EUR over the coming month, Glorieux also has a Bitcoin donation address, which can be found at the bottom of the blog post.
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