Read_771 - Beating Fiat with the Breez SDK

Bitcoin Audible

13-10-2023 • 43 mins

"There used to be tradeoffs between Lightning and fiat: UX vs. sovereignty; UX vs. speed; UX vs. cost; off-the-shelf fiat payment widgets vs. coding a node into an app. With the Breez SDK, Lightning beats fiat across the board. It’s faster to implement (as Ross says, “It’s like one or two API calls to set up a node, one to send a payment and one to receive payment”), cheaper to use, legally less complicated (check your jurisdiction), more private, and the UX is on par with fiat for the user and even better for the developers." — Roy Sheinfeld


If you are curious what the future of lightning is going to look like, or exactly how huge the runway is for adoption and onboarding in the next bull run, then this short article detailing out a simple example will show you just how powerful the Breez SDK + Blockstream Greenlight combo really is. Non-custodial, always online, instant node setup, and zero channel or liquidity management. This is the culmination of everything built in lightning to date, and its going to be a game changer!


Check out the original article at:

Satimoto Is Beating Fiat with the Breez SDK | Breez Technology - https://medium.com/breez-technology/building-on-lightning-how-satimoto-is-beating-fiat-with-the-breez-sdk-88aa8252a994


Check out some of Roy's other great articles covered on the podcast:

Read_701 - Lightning for Everyone in Every App

Read_574 - Lightning & The Internet - Choosing the Right Path

Read_732 - We Need More Apps With Lightning, Not More Lightning Apps

Read_450 - Getting Lightning Ready for Global Takeover


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