Welcome To Bitum¶
This guide offers signposts to some useful resources, including how to set up your Bitum wallet, buy BITUM, participate in Bitum’s governance, connect with the community and contribute to the project (contributors welcome!).
There is also a Command Line Interface that exposes more advanced functionality, including the ability to run a personal Voting wallet.
The following guides go into depth on key aspects of the Bitum experience:
- Obtaining BITUM
- Using the Block Explorer
- Ticket buying guide
- Voting on consensus rules changes
- Using Testnet
The following chat platforms are bridged, such that one’s messages are relayed to users on the other platforms:
Code for a variety of software projects lives on GitHub. Issues can be used to report bugs or suggest features. Pull Requests can be issued to merge work into the main repository branch.
Selected GitHub repositories:
- bitum - GUI wallet
- bitumd and bitumwallet - Bitum daemons
- politeia and politeiagui - Politeia back and front end
- bitumdata - Block explorer
- bitumdocs - This docs site
- bitumweb - Bitum.io
- dcps - Bitum Change Proposals
Bitum is always looking for new contributors. A basic outline of how this works is: Show up, Find something useful to do, Do it, Get Paid. Do a small bit at first and see if other contributors in that domain appreciate it. This recruitment page explains the project’s recruitment philosophy and approach in more detail.