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No, Stellar offers path-payment. This means that an user can trade ASSET1 directly to ASSET2 in 2 case: There is a specific trading pair ASSET1/ASSET2 in Stellar Decentralized Exchange There is a "trading path" available for the 2 asset specified (ASSET1/ASSET_X -> ASSET_X/ASSET2) You can look to official documentation and found an example that directly ...


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The other two answers are totally correct, but I wanted to add some color. Technically, you can create a path payment in Stellar to trade assets using any bridge, but generally you need to use a bridge asset that has some kind of value. So, just issuing an asset randomly and "putting it out there" would technically function as a bridge, but what does that ...


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You can trade any asset for another when a matching offer exists. It is also possible to do cross-asset payments with up to 6 different hops. This process of finding the best path of a payment is called pathfinding. Pathfinding involves looking at the current orderbooks and finding which series of conversions gives you the best rate. It is handled ...


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It sounds to me like you are unfamiliar with the available methods in the SDK. In addition to what Orbit Lens said, you'll need to create a transaction, sign it, and then submit it to the network. Because there aren't very many step-by-step examples out there, I'll try to "solve" this for you. Starting with the Asset. Assuming you correctly issued an asset,...


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From https://www.stellar.org/developers/guides/concepts/ledger.html: The ledger is a collection of entries. Currently there are 4 types of ledger entries. They’re specified in src/xdr/Stellar-ledger-entries.x. Account entry This entry represents an account. In Stellar, everything is built around accounts: transactions are performed by accounts, and ...


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Have you checked the Java SDK docs? But createNonNativeAsset requires an KeyPair object. So, I'll need to find the issuing public ID of whatever asset I want to trade, and make a KeyPair? Yes, any custom asset in the Stellar network is described by code and issuer public key. Actually, there is also an asset type (AlphaNum4 or AlphaNum12), but the ...


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