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I accept Bitcoin at my website. I use self-developed merchant, based on Bitcoin Core JSON-RPC calls. Now I also want to accept Ethereum. I downloaded geth and as I see it has absolutely different, counter-intuitive API.

  1. I can't see any 'account' paradigm there. How can I map order id to address in Ethereum. I need to create additional database for mapping? Actually, I can't even manage how to create new addresses for every order. What method I have to use?

  2. What methods I need to use instead of ListUnspent, CreateRawTransaction, SignRawTransaction and SendRawTransaction?

  • I would recommend using shapeshift api – niksmac Nov 4 '16 at 2:07
  • What's wrong with creating new addresses for every order? And maybe elaborate what you need listunspent for? Ethereum is a different technology and you need to re-implement everything if you prefer a self-developed solution. – Afr Nov 9 '16 at 14:24
  • Instead of creating a new address via RPC for each order, why don't you take advantage of Ethereum's smart contracts? You can pretty easily make a contract which generates a new address for each order, and automatically deals with managing payment status and order number – Tjaden Hess Nov 9 '16 at 23:18

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