Decentralised Applications (DAPPs) are a possible future for architecture. The front end of an architects practice could be their website; the back end a database, all strung together ‘on chain’ by smart contract. 71 more words
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I’ve been exploring the world of dApps lately, and in that spirit, I thought I’d share my own personal “hello world” Ethereum smart contract. I’ll be assuming that the reader has a basic understanding of how the Ethereum blockchain works, so as a result will not be explaining these concepts in this post. 733 more words
Looking to save money while communicating with your smart contracts? You’ll probably want to understand the difference between a `call` and a `transaction`.
A call is a _local_ invocation of a function that doesn’t broadcast or publish information to the Ethereum network. 108 more words
Since its introduction back in 2014 by Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum continues to generate enthusiasm among an ever-increasing users. Meanwhile, this technology is often compared to Bitcoin. 134 more words
There has been a lot of talk about how ‘blockchain’, ‘machine learning’, and ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) will ‘disrupt’ everything. How it will automate jobs, challenge existing business models, and overhaul the legal industry. 1,476 more words