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What is the Ethereum equivalent of BIP37?

I’m looking for a library/standard for my spv wallet to learn about its incoming transactions. Do we have the Ethereum equivalent of BIP37?
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how to check if a block has a transaction to an address only by using the block header

Question is self explanatory. How can I check if a block has a transaction to or from an address only by using the block header? Question is prompted by this comment - How to explore all ...
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Ethereum account model - SPV proofs possible?

Ethereum does use an account-model and not like Bitcoin an UTXO model. Is it possible to do SPV-proofs in Ethereum and if so, can you please explain how to do it? Correct me if I'm wong. The state ...
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How to experiment with Ethereum without downloading the entire blockchain?

I want to experiment with Ethereum without having to download the entire blockchain. My ISP limits my bandwidth to 50GB and downloading the ETH chain would consume a lot of that, not to mention the ...
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Light clients for android

I am trying to develop an android wallet using Ethereum go and I ran the DroidGeth from this link. I tried to ran ethereum on the testnet, but its taking for ever to download the blockchain. How can ...
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Are light nodes possible in Casper?

My understanding of light nodes is they need PoW in the block headers. That PoW proves that $x amount of energy has gone into securing that chain. With PoS, the proof that $y is securing the chain ...
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Is there any SPV client for ethereum?

I am looking to move some ETH from an exchange to a wallet for which I control the keys. I don't, however, want to download the whole blockchain. Is there a good SPV client I can use?