The week of June 25 marked a new array of firsts for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network with acceptance rising and all three of its implementations entering beta.
c-lightning, lnd And Eclair Go Beta
The product of intense development, c-lightning, lightning network daemon (lnd) and Eclair formally entered beta release Monday.
Commenting on the milestone, c-lightning developer Blockstream said hinted the technology would now become more straightforward for end users – a key aspect in driving acceptance.
“It migrates away from the protocol used while designing the specification and toward a new architecture that is modular and extensible, to better adapt to your needs and your infrastructure,” a blog post explains.