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  • The Process of Creating Decentralized Apps (dApps)

    A decentralized application has a different architectural approach; they are working on distributed ledger technology called blockchain, where there is no central point of failure nor third parties involved. A revolutionary and attractive technology for new opportunities. This article covers creating such applications and why they are needed, as well as challenges during implementation.

  • Forensic Monitoring of Blockchains is Key for Broader Industry Adoption

    This article presents a new blockchain consensus mechanism, XinFin Delegated Proof-of-Stake Consensus Protocol 2.0, that provides a higher level of trust by creating an efficient judiciary system. It has been designed to keep all verifying nodes accountable and allow for bad actors to be identified and effectively neutralized.

  • Private vs. Public Blockchains for Enterprise Business Solutions

    In this article, we’ll explore the benefits of using blockchain for business solutions, describing the differences between public and private versions of this technology in practice. We’ll also talk about a new type of chain — a hybrid of private and public chains which takes the benefits of both to create a truly versatile platform with no compromises.

  • Blockchain Node Providers and How They Work

    In this article, we will review the concept of a blockchain node, the problems a developer might face while deploying a node, and the working principle of Blockchain-as-a-Service providers, which simplify the integration of the blockchain into products, maintaining wallets, or keeping the blockchain in sync.

  • Book Review: Solidity Programming Essentials

    Ethereum is an emerging technology that promises the ability to disintermediate many traditional approaches to business through decentralized ledger technology, built upon open-source software. In this article, we will review a recent book based upon Solidity, a programming language used to construct smart contracts on the Ethereum blockchain.

  • Book Review: Building Blockchain Projects

    This book provides an introductory look at building Ethereum smart contracts. It covers both Solidity and web3.js and is aimed at developers who already know how to program in Javascript. Experienced developers may find the book somewhat entry-level, but it does attempt to introduce concepts beyond just "Hello World" smart contracts.

  • Book Review: Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain

    David Gerard's 2017 book, "Attack of the 50ft Blockchain" is an in-depth look at the cryptocurrency space. The book takes a straightforwardly skeptical angle, and is explicitly intended as a non-technical overview that frames Bitcoin in purely political and economic terms.