Cryptocurrency API with Lightning Network

Blocktap pay-per-request is the simplest way to buy data

The Bitcoin Lightning Network is paving the way for efficient micropayments using cryptocurrencies. Blocktap uses the Lightning Network to allow paying for individual requests to the API.

How it works

Paying for a request via the Lightning Network has 3 steps:

  1. Request an invoice for your query and recieve a temporary API key
  2. Pay the lightning invoice
  3. Request the data and pay using your temporary API key

For more information visit the Blocktap Lightning Network documentation.