[c-lightning] sparko, a rewrite of the spark-wallet server for easier distribution

Christian Decker decker.christian at gmail.com
Fri Apr 5 01:41:34 AEDT 2019

Hi fiatjaf,

awesome work, I've been looking for an easier way to deply spark on a
low-powered device, without having to install and run node :-)


fiatjaf <fiatjaf at alhur.es> writes:
> hello everyone,
> I like https://github.com/shesek/spark-wallet very much, so I thought I
> would make it possible to distribute it as a single binary to make it even
> easier than it is today for people to run it, so I rewrote the server part
> in Go and cloned the client part (with a simple `npm install`, which means
> new updates can come easily).
> It's smaller and hopefully also faster and lighter:
> https://github.com/fiatjaf/sparko (binaries for download in the releases
> page). Almost all options are supported, notable exceptions for now are Tor
> and the local file cookie thing (because I failed to understand how it
> works).
> My idea is that the Spark server could serve as a solid foundation for
> multiple use-cases, not only a GUI wallet, but basically anything that must
> talk to the lightningd RPC over HTTP, so it makes sense to iterate on that,
> perhaps integrate new features that may or may not be implemented in the
> original Spark server.
> thanks,
> fiatjaf
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