Creating ERC20 Token on Ethereum Network

Creating ERC20 Token on Ethereum Network

With the ICO craze, I have wondered the amount of effort required to launch my own ICO. This endeavor is for academic purposes only of course. It turns out creating a fully functional ERC20 token that can be sent around the network is pretty trivial. You can create your own within an hour and about 10 USD. Credit to the original author this post is based on. This walkthrough will highlight the import aspects of maxnachamkin tutorial and does not…

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Using ripple api to query network and address information

Using ripple api to query network and address information

Hey Everyone, This will be a quick post. It’s been awhile since I made a post on some of the interesting challenges I’ve faced on my side projects. This is a continuation of my blockchain restapi work first mentioned here: dash-node-error. Not just limiting myself to running nodes, I wanted to experiment with using existing apis. I started off with the Ripple (XRP) api. The main two pieces of information I needed from the chain were a list of transactions…

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Dash node address balance querying error – ‘No information available for address’

Dash node address balance querying error – ‘No information available for address’

1 Solution For those weary Googlers looking for the solution to the above error from the dash-cli.  When starting the dash daemon, the -addressindex=1 option must be set. If the blockchain has already been downloaded, you can enable address indexing by following the below steps: stop the daemon restart the daemon with the addressIndex and reIndex option enabled: dashd -rpcallowip=::/0 -reindex=1 -addressindex=1 -txindex=1 wait for the blockchain to reindex NOTE: enabling address indexing will increase the dash disk usage from about…

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DynamoDB and K.E.V.

DynamoDB and K.E.V.

Recently had the opportunity of implementing a DynamoDB backend for K.E.V. I had been wanting to get more hands-on with AWS and this project was the perfect opportunity. This post will cover some of the main topics learned over the course of a week playing around with two tools. 1 Background A quick primer for those unfamiliar with DynamoDB, it is a fast, highly flexible and scalable NoSQL service from Amazon. Unlike S3, a block storage service used for storing large objects, DynamoDB is great…

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