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Cheat sheet – 1500 Cryptocurrency Tokens / Coins & Details – Part 3

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This post lists down some of the following information related to 400 different cryptocurrency coins/tokens. This could be used as a quick reference/cheat sheet to get quick information about any specific cryptocurrency coin. Token name Ticker Symbol used in cryptocurrency exchanges Company’s Website Explorer where details in relation to coins, tokens can be found Source code (Github) Twitter handle List of 400 Cryptocurrency Tokens / Coins   S.No Token Name Explorer Source Code Twitter 701 Sparks (SPK) Explorer 1 GitHub @Sparks_Crypro 702 ALQO (ALQO) Explorer 1, Explorer 2 GitHub @ALQOCOIN 703 Curecoin (CURE) Explorer 1 GitHub @CureCoin_Team 704 NVO (NVST) Explorer 1 GitHub @nvoexchange 705 IslaCoin (ISL) Explorer 1 GitHub …

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Cheat sheet – 1500 Cryptocurrency Tokens / Coins & Details – Part 2

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This post lists down some of the following information related to different cryptocurrency coins / tokens. This could be used as a quick reference/cheatsheet to get quick information about any specific cryptocurrency coin. Token name Ticker Symbol used in cryptocurrency exchanges Company’s Website Explorer where details in relation to coins, tokens can be found Source code (Github) Twitter handle List of 400 Cryptocurrency Tokens / Coins   S.No Token Name Explorer Source Code Twitter 301 SwagBucks (BUCKS) Explorer 1, Explorer 2 GitHub @SwagSociety_me 302 Etherparty (FUEL) Explorer 1, Explorer 2 GitHub @etherparty_com 303 Ripio Credit Network (RCN) Explorer 1, Explorer 2 GitHub @RCN_token 304 Revain (R) Explorer 1, Explorer 2 …

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Cheat sheet – 1500 Cryptocurrency Tokens / Coins & Details

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This post lists down some of the following information related to different cryptocurrency coins/tokens. This could be used as a quick reference/cheat sheet to get quick information about any specific cryptocurrency coin. Token name, Ticker Symbol used in cryptocurrency exchanges, Company’s Website Explorer where details in relation to coins, tokens can be found Source code (Github) Twitter handle This post lists down 300 tokens. The remaining 1200 tokens are split into another 3 pages such as below: 300-700 Cryptocurrency Tokens 700-1100 Cryptocurrency Tokens 1100-1500 Cryptocurrency Tokens List of 300 Cryptocurrency Tokens / Coins S.No Token Name Explorer Source Code Twitter 1 Primalbase Token (PBT) Explorer 1 @primalbasehq 2 CHIPS (CHIPS) …

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Blockchain Architect – Top 20 Project Implementation Considerations

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When everyone is considering implementation different projects using Blockchain (distributed ledger) technology, it becomes key for Blockchain architects and leaders to pay attention to some of the key considerations including challenges related with blockchain projects implementation. On the lighter note, the comic strip below is a representation of the need for Blockchain architects required to get into several details including different architecture considerations before starting on a blockchain projects. In this post, you will learn about key considerations to be made by Blockchain architects and leads before starting on the Blockchain projects. Blockchain Project Implementation – Key Considerations Learning from similar project implementations: Analysis of blockchain-related implementations in similar and/or …

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Blockchain Use case: Monitoring Global Climate Change

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United Nations Climate Change secretariat recently announced that it would be supporting usage of distributed ledger technology (DLT) aka Blockchain for monitoring global climate change. In this relation, on 12 December 2017 in Paris, a multi-stakeholder group of 25 organizations working on distributed ledger technology (DLT, i.e. blockchain) held a meeting to agree to collaborate and establish an open global initiative called the Climate Chain Coalition (CCC). Given that Global climate change is an issue which needs a lot of trust and transparency between participating countries, Blockchain technology forms the key. Here is a comic strip which represents the same.   In this post, you will learn about aspects of climate …

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Electron uses Blockchain Technology for innovating Energy Sector

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Electron, a blockchain-based startup out of UK, is innovating in the energy sector for enabling the energy creators (such as micro-grids and mini-grids) to trade energy with those requiring energy while ensuring data security, transparency and traceability/provenance. The company has got experts from the areas of blockchain energy and e-trading coming together and building innovative products for achieving some of the following objectives in relation to energy creation and trading: Decentralization: The idea is that Energy production and distribution should no longer be limited to the large enterprises (especially government ones). Given the ease with which one can generate renewable energy sources such as sun and wind, one should be …

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Cryptocurrency – Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash Difference

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Bitcoin is the first decentralized digital cryptocurrency which can be transacted between different users without the need for a trusted centralized bank. The bitcoin transactions are recorded in a shared distributed ledger which is maintained by the computer nodes (peer nodes) in a peer-to-peer (P2P) network. The underlying technology is called as distributed ledger technology (DLT) or Blockchain. The ticker symbol for Bitcoin is BTC. Last year in 2017, Bitcoin Cash came into existence. Having similar names, it may get confusing as to whether they are same? Can Bitcoins be converted into Bitcoin Cash based on any formula? Well, Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash are different. If you have come across …

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Top 10 Global Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms (2018)

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Every other person interested in cryptocurrencies is looking out for trusted and popular cryptocurrency trading/exchange platforms where he/she could trade or exchange digital currencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) etc. In this post, you are provided with the following list of digital currency exchange (in order of popularity) which is created based on Google Search trends. Please note that this list will be updated from time-to-time to maintain the data sanity. Feel free to suggest. Binance Coinbase – Enables buying and selling for Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) Bittrex – Supports trading of some of the following currencies: Bitcoin (BTC) Ubiq (UBQ) Litecoin (LTC) Blackcoin (BLK) …

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Cryptocurrency – Technology behind Ledger Hardware Wallet Blue

Ledger, a french cryptocurrency start-up has raised $75 million for taking their hardware wallets for securing storage and transactions of cryptocurrencies around the world, and, also invest further in research and development programs. The primary goal of these hardware wallets is to store the cryptocurrency such as bitcoin and ethereum holdings offline to remove the risk of being hacked. The following are couple of products by ledger in relation to securely storing and transacting cryptocurrencies: Ledger Blue (Bitcoins) Ledger Nano S (Bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin and other blockchain-based cryptocurrencies) In this post, you will learn about the technology behind Ledger’s Hardware Wallet product, namely, Ledger Wallet Blue. In one of the …

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Understanding Ethereum – Top 10+ Free Web Resources (Books, PDFs)

Ethereum is a Blockchain app platform that maintains a secure decentralized generalized transaction ledger and runs smart contracts. Smart contracts are, primarily, apps/programs which run on decentralized network and carry out transactions (manipulate digital unit of value) based on pre-defined contracts. Understanding Ethereum is key for blockchain developers as it has become a shared global infrastructure for moving value around and representing the ownership of property with the help of smart contracts. In this post, you will get some good URLs/links to pages (or PDFs) on the internet which provides good read/help docs for understanding Ethereum and get started with it in an easy manner. Ethereum Website Help Documentation: Provides detailed information on Ethereum. Right from the horses’ mouth …

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How to Install Hyperledger Explorer & Access Fabric Network

Hyperledgder Explorer is a Blockchain explorer which can be used to view the details on the one or more blockchain network (channels) created using Hyperledger Fabric 1.0. In this post, you will learn about some of the following: Introduction to Hyperledger Explorer App Installation/Setup of Hyperledger Explorer Configure hyperledger explorer for the first network Starting the Explorer App Introduction to Hyperledger Explorer App Hyperledger Explorer is a Nodejs based web app which runs on Node/ExpressJS with MySQL as the backend database. It provides details related Fabric blockchain network (channels) based on configuration provided in the file, blockchain_explorer/config.json. The following represents some of the key details provided by the explorer app vis-a-vis …

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Learn to Create Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain with byfn.sh – Part 1

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Hyperledger Fabric comes up with a script namely byfn.sh which can be used to Build Your First Network (byfn). Hyperledger Fabric script, byfn.sh (found in folder fabric-samples/first-network), can be used to build your first Hyperledger Fabric permissioned blockchain network. As I went about writing the post, it got much longer. Thus, I have split the post into two parts. In the first part, you will learn about some of the following: A quick introduction to some of the following: Installation pre-requisites before getting started with byfn.sh execution Initial configuration prior to executing byfn.sh How to go about executing byfn.sh Deep dive into byfn.sh execution to learn key aspects of building a permissioned blockchain network such …

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Hyperledger Fabric – Are Channels Private Blockchain? (Deep Dive)

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This article represents Hyperledger Fabric Channels concepts and related details in form of some of the following topics: What are Channels? Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain Network is a channel Channels are private and permissioned Blockchain Channels explained with examples Channels – channel configuration, genesis block Ordering service creates a transaction block per channel Blockchain network is categorized into two broad classes: Public network: Anyone can join this type of network. For example, bitcoin network. Private or permissioned network: A member needs to be authenticated by the assigned membership service provider (identity issuing authority service) for joining and conducting transactions in the network. Hyperledger Fabric can be said to be private or permissioned blockchain. …

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Hyperledger Fabric Transaction Flow (Interview Q&A & Notes)

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This article represents concepts in relation to, how does a transaction flow in Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain network, in form of notes and interview questions and answers. Those appearing for Hyperledger Fabric interview would find the questions and notes very useful for quick brush-up. Hyperledger Fabric is a platform for distributed ledger solutions. The following represents key participants in Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain network who are involved in the transaction flow right from the initiation of transaction proposal to committing a transaction into the distributed ledger. Application: Gets involved in following capacity: Sends the transaction proposal to endorsing peers Receives the transaction results from endorsing peers Broadcasts the transaction message to ordering service Endorsing peers: Do some of the …

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Hyperledger Fabric Introduction – Interview Questions / Revision Notes

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This article represents practice test and revision notes on Introduction to Hyperledger Fabric. These questions and answers can prove to be very helpful to check your knowledge of Hyperledger Fabric if you are appearing for Hyperledger Fabric interview in near future. Hyperledger Fabric is an open-source framework for building distributed ledger solutions. The unique thing about Hyperledger Fabric is that it supports pluggable implementations of different components such as identity management, consensus algorithm etc. Revision notes on Introduction to Hyperledger Fabric Hyperledger Fabric can be used for creating private and permissionless Blockchain network. Blockchain Participants – Membership Members join Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain network using Membership Service Provider (MSP) service. Hyperledger Fabric allows custom MSP to be plugged. Distributed Ledger – Data and Database Hyperledger Fabric allows ledger data to be stored …

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Hyperledger Fabric Platform Components & Docker Images

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This article represents details on installing / setting up Hyperledger Fabric Platform Components / Binaries  with emphasis on some of the following: Steps for how to install / setup Fabric platform components & docker images Details on platform components which are used for setting up the Fabric network Details on docker images which comprise Hyperledger Fabric network The installation leads to download /pull of docker images which are required to run the Blockchain network using Hyperledger Fabric. Installing Fabric Platform Components & Docker Images The following command can be used to install Platform binaries: In case Docker commands require sudo, the above command looks like following: The script which gets …

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