MNX/LTC Atomic Swap pair

MNX/LTC Atomic Swap pair

Get acquainted with the results of successfully atomic tests between Litecoin and Minexcoin blockchains.

Hello, dear community! Our team continues to moving forward towards our trustless-exchanger. Step by step researching Atomic Swap abilities, today we are pleased to present you a new pair available for cross-chain exchange. It’s LTC/MNX.
As you remember, more recently we showed you the exchange process between Bitcoin and Minexcoin and presented the alpha-version GUI for our future product. Similar to BTC/MNX pair, the Atomic swap with Litecoin uses blockchains in Testnet modes. Coins in Testnet does not have any value and allow developers or testers to test new technologies without worrying about breaking the main chain or risk their assets.

To conduct MNX/LTC cross-chain exchange we’ve expanded the functionality of our framework, so you can also test it. To do it, just use the solution on our official GitHub at this link https://github.com/minexcoin/atomicswap
So far, the LTC/MNX exchange is not available in the GUI, but it will be added there with several new cryptocurrency pairs soon.
You might ask, why did we choose Litecoin? Well, it is one of the oldest coins on the market, which is used widely and popular almost like BTC or ETH. Just to remind you, Litecoin is the second (after Namecoin) fork of Bitcoin developed by Charles Lee in 2011. This coin is a peer-to-peer internet currency that enables instant, near-zero cost payments to anyone in the world. At the same time, Litecoin features faster transaction confirmation times and improved storage efficiency than the leading math-based currency. Moreover, this coin is considered as one of the few Atomic swap ready cryptocurrencies across the market.

Minexcoin/Bitcoin Atomic Swap

Minexcoin/Bitcoin Atomic Swap

Under the hood, our today’s cross-chain exchange uses two blockchains — MNX and BTC — in Testnet mode. These are alternative chains that are separate and distinct from actual blockchains named Mainnets. Coins in Testnet does not have any value and allows developers or testers to test new technologies (like Atomic Swap) without worrying about breaking the main chain or risk their assets. In the video below we demonstrate how atomic exchange works in a console. It is the first official video of this process)

What’s next?
At the moment Minexcoin team is working on a user-friendly GUI for the Atomic protocol. Since it will be published on our site, a greater number of people will be able to test and feel the convenience of decentralised exchange. These developments will become the basis for the first version of the trustless exchange. We count to release an Alpha version of the GUI in the first part of April. Also during public tests, we will add new exchange pairs like LTC to MNX or DCR to MNX. As soon as the testing period completed, we will focus on the transfer of the necessary modifications to the MNX Mainnet from the Testnet, as well as conduct a SegWit.

https://medium.com/minecoin-blog/atomic-swap-mission-complete-16d997c37f3b