8129 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 5 years
  • Has sold $40,000+ on Envato Market
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
  • Has referred 10+ members
+4 more
doru says

u ha envato! be on the avant-garde ;) let bitcoins pay for the items :delicious:

3723 posts Community Moderator
  • Has referred more than 5000 members
  • Has sold $40,000+ on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured in an Envato Bundle
  • Has collected 100+ items on Envato Market
+8 more
quickandeasy says

...

8129 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 5 years
  • Has sold $40,000+ on Envato Market
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
  • Has referred 10+ members
+4 more
doru says
1702 posts Building the Web.
  • Has been a beta tester for an Envato feature
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
  • Has sold $250,000+ on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured on Envato Market
+8 more
ZoomIt says

I don’t really understand how money can be stored in files.. what file size would a normal coin have ?

1702 posts Building the Web.
  • Has been a beta tester for an Envato feature
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
  • Has sold $250,000+ on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured on Envato Market
+8 more
ZoomIt says

Also how do you send a bitcoin ? Send file ? attach it the mail ?

8129 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 5 years
  • Has sold $40,000+ on Envato Market
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
  • Has referred 10+ members
+4 more
doru says

I don’t know how technically all this works, but is open source and you can try looking at the source code for precise details, but the main idea is that one do not need banks, paypals, moneybrokers and the like, to own money and transfer them to someone else.

source code https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin

1702 posts Building the Web.
  • Has been a beta tester for an Envato feature
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
  • Has sold $250,000+ on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured on Envato Market
+8 more
ZoomIt says

Yup. I am going to spend the next week of my life to try to understand the source code.

8129 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 5 years
  • Has sold $40,000+ on Envato Market
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
  • Has referred 10+ members
+4 more
doru says

Yup. I am going to spend the next week of my life to try to understand the source code.

really :) ?

if yes then I will be more than happy to know what you found out from it

5411 posts The Dude Abides
  • Located in United States
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has sold $125,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 5 years
+9 more
CodingJack says

It sounds interesting, but last time I checked I can’t pay my rent with Bitcoins, and I can’t buy food with them either. So you still have to use a service like Paypal or a credit card to buy them, and a service like a bank or Paypal to redeem them. As a result, it seems like just adding another step to the process. Sure while they’re being traded online the tax and fees are eliminated, but how much money earned from Paypal do people go and spend right away on the internet? I imagine most of it is immediately transferred to a bank account so it can be used in the real world.

3788 posts Community Moderator
  • Helps us moderate the forums
  • Contributed a tutorial on Tuts+
  • Located in Netherlands
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
+9 more
Joost Moderator says

I suppose it’s only interesting for speculators and drug dealers. If this goes viral, the value might rise tremendously for a while. That’s when you profit if you buy a couple now. Then again, it might be a bubble.

I don’t see it becoming an accepted currency, especially not with all this anti-government sentimentalism attached. And as long as it doesn’t, it’s worthless for everyday use. It might be good for underworld guys to pay for eachothers services, but other than that..

As soon as it does get accepted publically, banks would emerge that allowed you to store your bitcoins or lend bitcoins from them – until someone invents some underground currency to break this trend of commercialism. And then we’re in a loop.

Helpful Information

  • Please read our community guidelines. Self promotion and discussion of piracy is not allowed.
  • Open a support ticket if you would like specific help with your account, deposits or purchases.
  • Item Support by authors is optional and may vary. Please see the Support tab on each item page.

Most of all, enjoy your time here. Thank you for being a valued Envato community member.

Post Reply

Format your entry with some basic HTML. Read the Full Details, or here is a refresher:

<strong></strong> to make things bold
<em></em> to emphasize
<ul><li> or <ol><li> to make lists
<h3> or <h4> to make headings
<pre></pre> for code blocks
<code></code> for a few words of code
<a></a> for links
<img> to paste in an image (it'll need to be hosted somewhere else though)
<blockquote></blockquote> to quote somebody

:grin: :shocked: :cry: Complete List of Smiley Codes

by
by
by
by
by
by