For the last few years, OpenZeppelin has been the standard for smart contract development. OpenZeppelin is a battle-tested framework of reusable smart contracts for Ethereum that has powered more than $4.5 billion worth of digital assets. A few months ago, we started ZeppelinOS to help not only with Solidity needs but with all the components of the development journey. Today, we are announcing the release of ZepKit to help you with the first step of a project: setting it up.
Every year the United Nations’ World Food Program (WFP) helps feed millions around the world. A major part of this food assistance program is direct cash transfer to the beneficiaries.
Cash transfers provide a much faster and flexible way to aid people in need. To make the delivery of funds more efficient and secure, Parity Technologies worked with the WFP to create a private blockchain network for processing cash transfers. Part of the UN WFP’s Building Blocks project, the private blockchain is built using Parity Ethereum. The blockchain allows the WFP to account for balances without the need for a third-party financial service provider to act as an intermediary; eventually reducing bank fees and other administrative costs.
A new partnership between web giant Amazon and blockchain ecosystem Komodo, called Chainlizard, will enable the creation of blockchains on the Komodo network in less than 60 seconds—Amazon is planning on releasing its own version of a managed blockchain later this year. An alpha version is already live, but when the complete version gets the green light in Q2, 2019, it will not only provide a bespoke blockchain, but include nodes, a block explorer and software wallet.
Hi, Golem fans and friends — long time no see — no, we’ve not gone stealth, we were busy preparing our new major release. We’re excited and ready to introduce you to our newest production rollout — Brass Golem Beta 0.19.0.
In this new release, we’re bringing you two main features: the new providers’ marketplace and the long-awaited migration to “Docker for Windows” as a replacement for the previous “Docker Toolbox” for Windows users.
Thanks to Tippin you can now send Bitcoin tips to Twitter users using Lightning Network: insanely easy and super fast.