Tag ethereum

SNARKs and STARKs – Understanding the Difference

Zero-knowledge proofs are revolutionising blockchain. The two major standards SNARKs and STARKs are competing with each other, offering diverse scaling possibilities. However, everything comes at a price.  Zero-knowledge proofs, explained in detail in my previous publication, may eliminate the infamous…

Buidler, Waffle & Ethers

Buidler, Waffle & Ethers
Lately, at Balancer we’ve moved from the Truffle development environment to using Buidler, Waffle, and Ethers. The main benefit is being able to use console.log in Solidity during debugging — it’s amazing how much of a difference this makes and for this…

The Graph vs Alethio vs web3JS

DeFi Data
A practical exercise using the Aave protocol Introduction There is always talk about the clarity of blockchain, that everything is traceable and everyone can see what was written but is it easy to access this information? How can I get data…

Ewasm – Ethereum WebAssembly

Ewasm - Ethereum Webassembly
Ewasm is set to make Ethereum as “the world’s computer” with better performances and efficiency. It will help scale Ethereum to a new level, which might not have been possible with EVM

Ethereum Interview Questions – Part 1

Ethereum Interview Questions Part - 1
Who is the founder of Ethereum? Vitalik Buterin What is the average block time in Ethereum? 14–20 seconds What is the average block size in Ethereum? 20–30KB What is the average number of transactions per second? 17–20 Is Ethereum a…

Beacon Chain: Heart of Ethereum 2.0

Ethereum Beacon Chain
Beacon Chain is the heart of Ethereum 2.0. It is the base upon which the rest components like Shard, eWasm, and cross-link will be built. It (PoS based chain) will run parallelly with the Mainnet (PoW based chain). Beacon chain is mainly made for the validators.

A review of DeFi Money Market Project(DMM)

DeFi Money Market
The combined market cap digital assets is more than $200 billion today. There are two leading cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum, with more than $120 billion and $18 billion in market cap, respectively. However, most of the digital assets are sitting ideal, not producing any yield. So think of $200bn worth of assets with no returns and can’t be diversified out of the digital ecosystem without selling them.