Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and Chainlink (LINK) lead the pack of the best cryptocurrencies when it comes to their GitHub activity
- Bitcoin benefits from consistent development progress
- Litecoin (LTC) lags behind other best coins
According to data published by the Santiment crypto-analysis platform, Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and Chainlink (LINK) are the main cryptocurrencies when it comes to the activity of their developer communities on GitHub.
The metric includes a large number of GitHub contributions, including comments, wiki changes, and, of course, public repositories.
Bitcoin benefits from consistent development progress
GitHub validations, which represent each change in the public repository of a certain open-source project, are one of the metrics that help evaluate cryptography projects.
Really notes that Bitcoin stands out among the other major cryptocurrencies due to its steady growth in development over the past four years.
In May 2019, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey introduced Square Crypto, the spin-off of his publicly traded company that hires full-time programmers who contribute to the Bitcoin ecosystem. In 2020, he launched a grant program and began development of the Lightning Development Kit (LDK).
Litecoin (LTC) lags behind other best coins
Meanwhile, Litecoin (LTC) lags behind the other major cryptocurrencies chosen by Santiment Big Time.
In August, languages told themselves that the seventh largest cryptocurrency had been abandoned by the developers due to its abysmal GitHub numbers.
However, Lee refuted these rumors by explaining that Litecoin would simply integrate Bitcoin updates because their code bases are very similar.