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Build with Our APISend and receive Bitcoin payments with a few lines of code on any web server (no bitcoind installation required) with our API. Take advantage of the no-fee, no confirmations instant payment network.

You’ll only need to have a VirtualCoin wallet first, so make an account. We recommend you do not put too much money in your online account, at least until they are established security measures anti theft.

To use our API you need first to create an API key from your profile. All API requests must carry the API key Рyou can generate a new one in your VirtualCoin profile.

NB: [Currency] parameter is optional, in case of omission, the default value will be taken BTC

Get Balance

https://www.virtualcoin.biz/api.php?key=[API key]&pin=[yourpin]&action=getbalance&currency=[currency]

Returns your confirmed balance in satoshi.

Send Transaction

https://www.virtualcoin.biz/api.php?key=[API key]&action=send&address=[To addr, urlencoded]&amount=[Amount (BTC)]&note=[Note]&pin=[yourpin]&currency=[currency]

You can send money to another VC user (they need a VirtualCoin account).

Possible responses:
MISSING_VARS: You didn’t enter the address, amount and PIN.
INVALID_AMOUNT: The amount is not a valid number or value.
MYSELF: You are trying to send to yourself!
NO_BALANCE: Not enough balance to complete this transaction.
INVALID_ADDRESS: Invalid address or VC user you are trying to send to.
INVALID_IP: You are calling API from an invalid IP address.
DEST_NO_WALLET: Selected user don’t have a VC wallet.
OK: Sending successful.

Validate User

https://www.virtualcoin.biz/api.php?key=[API key]&pin=[yourpin]&action=validuser&vuser=[username]&currency=[currency]

Check if the selected username has a valid VC account and a relative wallet.

Possible responses:
0 is not a valid username or don’t have a wallet.
1 is valid username and have a wallet.