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Transactions are commands that modify the ledger state. Among other things, Transactions are used to send payments, enter orders into the distributed exchange, change settings on accounts, and authorize another account to hold your currency. If you think of the ledger as a database, then transactions are SQL commands.

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Comparison of Transaction Speeds vs. Other Platforms

Does anyone have a comparison of technologies and transaction speeds/costs for XLM vs. Ripple vs. SWIFT vs. Conventional Mediums. It would be great to create an infographic or comparison table based ...
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Question regarding Stellar Attachment Convention 'route' param and general clarification

Regarding the attachment convention, is my interpretation correct? Attachments are sent outside of the ledger. The sha256 hash of the attachment data is included in the transaction's memo field only ...
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Does the ratio of number of transaction of number of operation mean something?

I've observed the ratio of transaction count and operation count for a while and there is high fluctuation in the relationship between them. Could someone explain me how the ratio reflects the growth ...
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Transaction fails without error code

I'm playing with the Stellar java SDK and I'm trying to send to send some Lumens from a fully funded account to an other account on the testnet. Once the transaction is complete I get back a response ...
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Instantly distributing payments to multiple parties

Is it possible to use Stellar to create an address that will automatically distribute payments to two different parties? For example, if 10 XLM is received to address x, 8 XLM are instantly ...
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Do transaction fees scale with the size of the transaction?

Does the transaction fee increase with larger transfers of XLM? If so, by how much?
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Are there any steps taken to prevent spamming the Stellar network?

Many wallets have recently received a transaction with advertisement for an inflation pool in the memo text. With a fee of 0.001 XLM, massively spamming the Stellar network seems to be pretty cheap. ...
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Is there a speed difference between the SDKs?

The JavaScript Stellar SDK facilitates integration with the Stellar Horizon API server and submission of Stellar transactions, either on Node.js or in the browser. It has two main uses: querying ...
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Is it possible to require authentication without a federation server?

According to Compliance protocol is it possibile to handle a completely regulated "AntiMoney-laundring" flow. The Compliance Protocol is an additional step after federation. In this step the ...
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How can I find my test transaction from Get Started Guide code on the Stellar TestNetwork?

I've been following along the 'Get Started' guide on the Stellar Developer's site and practicing with the Java code that is provided in the 'Transactions' chapter. When executing the sample code to ...
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Is it possible to forward transaction fee onto someone else?

I wonder if it is possible in Stellar to forward the transaction costs onto some other (willing) account (and still maintain its private seed). I could go into the rationale, but its really not ...
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What is the rationale behind locking up base_reserve?

In Stellar, you must hold a certain amount of XLMs in your account or else you can't perform transactions. What's the monetary rationale behind this requirement? It locks up money in accounts for no ...
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How would I make a transaction to buy a physical product using the Stellar Network?

My understanding of the SCP is that when a trade happens it must hold the same value across the network. If a transaction happens that is not a 1 to 1 exchange and is validated by a node it is ...
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How do nodes in the Stellar network work?

Transactions are near-instantaneous in Stellar because of the Stellar Consensus Protocol. How exactly do the nodes verify transactions and check them with each other? Can a malicious node hurt the ...
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What would a transaction between two parties who unknowingly use XLM look like?

What would be the mechanisms or applications needed to make this happen?
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Does a Historical Traffic Chart for the Stellar Lumens Platform Exist?

I'm aware of https://dashboard.stellar.org/ to view live platform transactions, but I would like to access a historical growth chart. As new apps and tools get brought on board, and as more people ...
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What are the best ways to calculate the time for XLM transaction based on the projected growth of the network?

I'm curious how to best estimate the time per transaction as the existing number of transactions double/triple/10x. Currently I know the infrastructure of federated endpoints is meant to optimize for ...
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Why can't you purchase XLM using standard currency?

It says on this page [How to buy Stellar Lumens (XLM) in the US]. If you live in the United States, you won’t find a cryptocurrency exchange offering Stellar Lumens for direct purchase. You have ...
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How do tokens give one cash? [closed]

I am completely new to the world of Stellar and wish to obtain some Tokens. I am looking to get some tokens that I can trade. I have read this guide guide on how to get tokens, but I am still in some ...
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Are there any frameworks for managing the exchange of XLM between two XLM addresses when the receiving end party address isn't known?

I have been working on a "bot" for operating on various websites. I want the bot to be able to accept and send XLM between two parties, even if the receiving party doesn't yet have a XLM address. ...
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