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How do I keep track of payments to an address with JS SDK?

Let's say I have a service that requires that a user send some XLM to another account in order to activate their account, what's the best way to actually verify when it's been paid? I can think of a ...
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What prevents the Stellar Development Foundation from flooding the market with the ~90M XLM they hold?

I do trust the SDF, but am wondering if there is any mechanism in place to keep them in check.
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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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How to become a “Verified entity” on Stellar Dashboard?

A number of nodes appear as "verified entity" in the Featured live network nodes section on https://dashboard.stellar.org/. Who is verifying and what are the requirements to be listed as "verified"?
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How is Stellar base reserve voted?

Stellar tweeted a couple days ago: Validators on the @StellarOrg network just voted to lower the base reserve to 0.5 #XLM which makes the cost of creating accounts and orders inexpensive again ...
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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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Send funds with Fees Included or Not Included?

Is it possible, to program in an option for sending funds minus fees, or plus fees? To have a choice, depending on the situation. For example, I want to use Lumens to pay for coffee, it's $5.00. ...
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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 stellarpool.net safe? [closed]

Is stellarpool.net safe enough so that the BLACKWALLET disaster will not happen to this inflation pool? As we know what happened before about people losing a lot of their coins during online ...
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Are there any known weaknesses in the Stellar Consensus Protocol?

Are there any known situations, although infrequent or difficult to meet, where the Stellar Consensus protocol could not work well or where the network can be attacked by malicious nodes?
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Where will the tokens released on Stellar be stored?

Can you store tokens in any Stellar wallet like erc20 tokens in an Ethereum wallet?
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Is inflation voting chain based?

If I have 3 accounts, lets call them A, B and C and you set inflation in chained manner like so: A sets its inflation destination to B B sets its inflation destination to C Would A votes be counted ...
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Is something like smart contracts possible in Stellar?

Is something like smart contracts possible in Stellar? And if yes, what programming languages could be used to write them?
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Is there a way to unset home domain and inflation destination options?

Using the Javascript SDK I'm trying different ways of unsetting the home domain and inflation destination options without success. Is this something that is supported at all on the network, is it just ...
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A beginner friendly and transparent guide to inflation pools?

As of writing, Google Search for "stellar inflation pools" reveals: a reddit post with a comment that links to other posts Inflation | Stellar Developers page promotional site for an existing ...
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How does Stellar's ATM work? [closed]

If the stellar's ATM be accomplished ,how does it work ? Which price does it follow ? Or how much thr withdrawal fees ?
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How do you fund an account on the testnet?

For testing purposes, how do you fund an account with the minimum required balance on the testnet?
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How big is the ledger?

The public ledger adds a new entry every 3-5 seconds. So I am worried it might grow too big for normal users to run a node. How big is the current ledger and how much is it expected to grow each year?
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How to find a secure wallet

Just recently a major hack lifted lumens worth $400k from the digital wallet provider BlackWallet. What are the most important security considerations when picking a Stellar wallet? How can I verify ...
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What's the rationale behind Stellar Inflation?

Why is inflation even needed? It sounds like inflation is a good way to redistribute the transaction fees, but from the docs it appears that inflation is set to 1% yearly, which is probably more than ...
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Can Stellar Assets be transferred to an un-trusting account?

The Stellar documentation makes it clear that I cannot acquire Assets frm the issuer without first creating a trustline to the issuer. But once I have the assets, can they be sent to any other ...
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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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Terminology - What's a Ledger in Stellar?

This may sound simple, but to people (like myself) coming from Bitcoin, its not immediately clear what a "Ledger" is. Does it equate with "The blockchain" or the "block"? The Stellar documents are ...
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How is a private key more secure than the account / password authentication? [closed]

At the beginning of Stellar, we used a Account / Password authentication to access our Stellar balance. Why has this been changed and what are the Pros to now use a private key instead of Account / ...
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Find accounts that vote for an inflation destination

Is it possible to view the set of accounts that vote for any given inflation destination? For example, this is a popular inflation destination. How can I fetch a list of accounts that have voted for ...
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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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What is the incentive to run a Stellar node?

In bitcoin, miners are rewarded by minting new coins. What's the incentive to do so in Stellar?
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How do I install the Stellar app on my Ledger Nano S

I just received my Ledger Nano S and understand that it has support for Stellar. What is the procedure to install the app on this device?
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How to create a token on the stellar network?

How does one go about creating tokens on the Stellar network?
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What is the correct way to implement sub-accounts within one master account?

What is the correct way to implement a system with one master account that contains sub-accounts associated with individual users? Is it correct to use a Memo for every transaction that then ...
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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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Regarding Data Entry extensibility

Noticed this in stellar-core: /* DataEntry Data can be attached to accounts. */ struct DataEntry { AccountID accountID; // account this data belongs to string64 dataName; DataValue ...
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'Skip List' examples?

Has anyone used the 'Skip List' property on the ledger? If so, do you have an example / use case? Skip list: Hashes of ledgers in the past. Allows you to jump back in time in the ledger chain ...
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How might the account 'Flags' evolve over time?

From the 'Accounts' section of the docs: Flags Currently there are three flags, used by issuers of assets. Authorization required (0x1): Requires the issuing account to give other ...
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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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How to close a stream event?

I just opened a stream to listen for transactions. I'd like to know, how to close it, once I get what I am looking for. I can't find the close method in channel, or any of the objects for setting the ...
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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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How do I select an inflation destination?

How does one set an inflation destination to receive inflation Lumens?
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How are the Stellar (XLM) and Ripple (XRP) protocols different?

How are the Stellar Consensus Protocol and the XRP Ledger Consensus Process different, and what does it mean for users?
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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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How do I conduct data analysis on Stellar?

I work as a data scientist for a tech company. I'd love to to run some ML models by pulling data from the blockchain. How would I pull data in a tabular format?
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How much inflation to expect each week?

How much inflation should I expect (per vote) to receive each week, provided that I have enough votes? For the variables in the formula (number of lumens in existence, etc), where do I find the ...
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Error: no PRNG in Safari web workers

Hey guys I'm working on a vanity address generator using the Stellar JS SDK inside web workers to relief the main thread from heavy computations. However, it is giving me an error 'no PRNG' regarding ...
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How can I create a paper wallet for Lumens?

I've used paper wallets in the past for bitcoins, in order to keep them in cold storage. How can I create a paper wallet for Stellar Lumens?
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Offers have an amount and a price. Why not just two amounts?

The Manage Offer operation has in its parameters: The amount of selling asset being offered (integer) The price willing to be accepted (a fraction defined as (integer, integer)) Would it not have ...
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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 to set inflation for tokens?

I'd like to create a Stellar token and would like to use it as shares for a startup I'm working on so the whole idea is to reward early investors in the ICO with a fixed yearly dividend so inflation ...
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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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What day of the week does the Stellar network pay out inflation?

From the Stellar Developer Guide: Each week, the protocol distributes these lumens to any account that gets over .05% of the “votes” from other accounts in the network. What day of the week (and ...

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