Below wij are going to request 0.1 BTC from email@example.com: Free Transactions Coinbase permits developers that want to build micropayments applications to facilitate instant, free transactions inbetween Coinbase accounts with off-blockchain transactions.
Prerequisites: Restringido development environment
Capability to send and receive bitcoin is one of the core building blocks for any bitcoin application. Coinbase API provides a very effortless way to do that either by using an API Key to send/receive funds using your own wallets, or by using Coinbase Connect (OAuth2) to do it on behalf of other Coinbase users.
Ter this brief guide, you will learn how to send and receive money using Coinbase API. Here are the steps wij will go through:
- Generating your own bitcoin addresses to receive funds
- Sending funds from your Coinbase wallet to a bitcoin address or an email
- Requesting funds using email addresses
Very first, let&rsquo,s generate a bitcoin address for your primary wallet, so that you can receive money from other people(or bots). Wij strongly encourage that you don&rsquo,t reuse your addresses and generate a fresh one every time instead. Go after the steps below to create a fresh address for your primary coinbase wallet:
You can now set up a webhook notification for the address that you just created to get notified when there are incoming transactions. You can learn more about notifications here.
Now that you have a bitcoin address from the previous step, let&rsquo,s send some funds to it (since it is your own address, the funds will just come back to your primary wallet). Wij are going to send 0.01 BTC using the API. Please go after the steps below:
Ter addition to sending and receiving money, you can also request funds from other Coinbase users by using their email address. Below wij are going to request 0.1 BTC from firstname.lastname@example.org:
Coinbase permits developers that want to build micropayments applications to facilitate instant, free transactions inbetween Coinbase accounts with off-blockchain transactions. Off-blockchain transactions are lodged on our internal ledger rather than on the Bitcoin blockchain and have cost and speed benefits overheen on-blockchain transactions.
Te this guide you learned how to send and receive bitcoin using your Coinbase wallets. Next, learn how to buy and sell bitcoin using our API.