Facebook’s Libra Coin: How to get started with Libra cryptocurrency?

Facebook’s Libra Coin has been making waves ever since its formal announcement and whitepaper release on June 18, 2019. The cryptocurrency will enable users to make purchases at retail outlets or transfer money to others at a very low fee through blockchain technology. Blockchains are either permissioned or permissionless with respect to the ability to […]

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How to choose the right Blockchain Consensus Protocol – Part 2

In a previous article, we familiarized the concept of consensus mechanisms and how to choose the right consensus mechanism for a permissioned blockchain network. In this article, let’s explore what’s new in the world of DLT, blockchain and newer consensus mechanisms. A quick brush up on the basics, A consensus mechanism is the core element […]

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How to launch a DeFi project (DeFi tokens, DeFi coins)?

Launching DeFi projects or DeFi tokens can be an extremely challenging task due to the limited information available about decentralized finance. When Bitcoin was launched in 2009, its worth was negligible. However, over the years the popularity of using Bitcoin as a payment method grew exponentially. During this period, other cryptocurrencies began to emerge, the most important of which was […]

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Decentralized lending and borrowing with DeFi

In this second article in the DeFi series, we’ll discuss about decentralized lending and borrowing with DeFi. If you’d like to brush up your understanding of DeFi, check out my previous article that explains what DeFi is, its benefits and some of its products. Now that we have a basic understanding of DeFi, it is […]

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Introduction to Decentralized Finance – DeFi use cases, products

Defi or Decentralized finance is the latest hot trend in the fintech space and has caught the attention of several entrepreneurs, especially those involved in the BFSI sector. On preliminary research, you’ll see that DeFi is the technology used to enable financial services on a decentralized nature. Ruling out the middle men like banks and […]

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How to update channel config to include anchor peer for an organization using Hyperledger Fabric

In this article, we’ll see how to update the channel config to include anchor peer for an organization using Hyperledger Fabric v1.4. Hyperledger Fabric is a modular blockchain framework that acts as a foundation for developing blockchain-based products, solutions, and applications using plug-and-play components that are aimed for use within private enterprises. In this article, […]

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How to choose the right consensus protocol for permissioned blockchain networks

A consensus protocol enables all the parties of the blockchain network to come to a common agreement (consensus) on the present data state of the ledger.

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Understanding Loki Hybrid Consensus Algorithm

In the previous article of the technical paper review series, we explored FastFabric, Understanding FastFabric: How to scale Hyperledger transactions per second In this article, we’ll review the hybrid consensus algorithm – LOKI, which is a privacy oriented blockchain system, which was built on top of Monero source code. Loki uses a hybrid proof of […]

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We have Dagger2. Then why Koin?

Dagger2 is written in Java and Koin in Kotlin, and using both libraries in a Kotlin project should not be a challenge. However, implementing Koin in Java could be a little tricky. One notable information worth mentioning is that while Dagger2 is a fully acknowledged DI project, where as Koin is only described as a […]

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