There have been countless developers who actively took part in updating, maintaining, and enhancing the Bitcoin network since its launch on January 2009. NYDIG’s report examines the technical development of this open-source technology.
According to the report, there are 13,057 unique developers who contributed to the broader Bitcoin ecosystem, excluding the ones who work on closed-source solutions. Another 1,140 unique developers, on the other hand, have contributed to the Bitcoin Core.
The average monthly number of active unique developers for Bitcoin Core varies between 40-60. The same number ranges between 600 to 1000 for the broader ecosystem.
(by Zeynep Geylan)