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cryptocurrency is the trend nowadays, everybody is trying to collect them by investing or using faucets or other means, and this latter led web developers to integrate their own wallets in their websites(one of them is but how they did that?

There are so many open source libraries created in JavaScript that helps developers achieve this latter. Today I am going to present you a couple of JS libraries used for this kind of development so let's proceed


BitcoinCash.js is the first JavaScript library specifically made for Bitcoin Cash. It supports all major Bitcoin Cash use cases right out of the box, keeping up-to-date with the latest network upgrades. This library can be used in the back-end (Node.js) and the front-end (web browsers). It is easy to use and well tested and support advanced features such as multi-sig and message verification.


web3.js is a collection of libraries which allow you to interact with a local or remote ethereum node, using a HTTP or IPC connection. You can use this latter for ethereum blockchain and smart contracts, it has a whisper protocol to communicate P2P and broadcast, and other functionalities.


This latter is a pure JavaScript Bitcoin library for node.js and browsers. used by over a million wallet users, the backbone for almost all Bitcoin web wallets in production today. Its known for its ease of use and support for advanced features, works on Node.js and all modern browsers besides it's fast due to its code optimization.


LitecoinJS is a javascript-based implementation of various litecoin functions enabling you to natively create litecoin addresses, create transactions, set custom transaction fees and more. LitecoinJS is based on the bitcoinjs code base and designed to work on both regular client applications like browsers and also conventional server applications using NodeJS.


You can install all the aforementioned libraries with node.js, all you have to do is install it, after that you only have to run the commend below in cmd/shell for example to install BitcoinCash.js you can enter:

npm install bitcoincashjs

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