Square Crypto unveils its first product: a developer kit for the Lightning network

Square Crypto, the crypto initiative begun by payment company Square, announced its first product on Tuesday: a "Lightning Development Kit" (LDK) to help developers integrate Lightning with their bitcoin wallet applications.

The new product includes an API, language bindings, demo apps, and other items that would "make integrating Lightning easy, safe, and configurable," per a company blog post

Square Crypto said it considered several projects and finally decided to go with a project focused on Lightning Network-wallet integration based on developer demand.