Engineering Blog

Exchange service workflow and integration to OCAP service

“Good intentions never work, you need good mechanisms to make anything happen.” says Jeff Bezos. Exchange service workflow and integration to OCAP service Author Lei Zhou (Software Engineer at ArcBlock) This year, I was fortunate enough to be able to join ArcBlock as software engineer. This is one of the most exciting experience to work on OCAP service. OCAP service is rolling out some new features aimed at making OCAP service more efficient and more powerful.

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Hassle-free OCAP integration for Android developer

Hassle-free OCAP integration for Android developers By NateRobinson(Mobile Engineer at ArcBlock) You’ve seen the easy integration walkthrough for iOS before, but I’m assuming that some of the Android folks are sitting on their hands. Today I’m going to show you a quick integration of the ArcBlock Android SDK based on the first couple of articles. The whole idea of the article is the same as iOS: how to develop a simple app with ArcBlock Android SDK.

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Why is Data Analysis Important for Blockchain Industry?

Why is Data Analysis Important for Blockchain Industry? Author: Riley Shu (ArcBlock Data Engineer) It might not be intuitive for people to connect “Blockchain” with “Data analysis”. Why does a Blockchain start-up like ArcBlock need data analysis? What kind of data do they have to analyze? Today we will share our perspective on the value of on-chain data analysis, and peek into ArcBlock’s data pipeline. Data is not only part of ArcBlock’s core product and service but also the foundation for every decision we make.

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Hassle-free OCAP integration for iOS developer

Hassle-free OCAP integration for iOS developer Author Jonathan Lu (Mobile Engineer at ArcBlock) In our previous blog posts, you’ve learned about the OCAP service and its Playground, and now you know how to dive deep into the blockchain data in the Playground by writing some GraphQL queries. After playing for a while, you found some insights and want to build an Mobile application that make use of those queries. Can we do that?

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COAP Implementation Deep Dive (1): How to Parse Bitcoin data.

COAP Implementation Deep Dive (1): How to Parse Bitcoin data. Author: Peiling Ding (ArcBlock Software Engineer, Lead Developer of OCAP project) To help our community understand the technical details of ArcBlock’s open chain access protocol (OCAP), our engineering team will regularly write technical articles “decrypting” the design and development of OCAP to help readers better understand these concepts. With this knowledge, developers can participate in the implementation of more OCAP chain adapters so that OCAP can support more blockchain protocols.

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Why Open Chain Access Protocol Adopted GraphQL

Why Open Chain Access Protocol Adopted GraphQL Author: Jean Chen (VP of PR, ArcBlock) ArcBlock’s engineering team will regularly take interviews or write engineering blogs to “decrypt” the design ideas and implementation details behind Open Chain Access Protocol and broaden public understanding. We welcome suggestions to improve our design and products further. The second article, “Why Open Chain Access Protocol Adopted GraphQL” was written by the ArcBlock marketing team through a series of interviews with the engineering team.

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Getting Started with OCAP Playground

Getting Started with OCAP Playground Author: Shijun (FE of ArcBlock Engineering Team) If you have a basic understanding of blockchain technology, or even developed a simple blockchain application yourself, I am wondering if you have been confused by different interfaces and data formats of various chains. The biggest obstacle for massive blockchain application development is the requirement of running a full node for each blockchain to read or write data on the blockchain, even for the experienced developers, it takes a lot of time to do these “dirty work”.

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Welcome to the World of Blockchain

Welcome to the World of Blockchain By Tyr Chen, VP of Engineering I mentioned two or three weeks ago in the article that I planned to leave the Bay Area and move to Seattle for a blockchain-related work opportunity. After saying goodbye to my wife and daughter at the end of April, I headed off Redmond, just me and my car, with some company from Ted Radio hour, the Backstreet Boys, and LiJun Deng.

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How ArcBlock works?The Revolutionary Designs of ArcBlock

How ArcBlock works? The Revolutionary Designs of ArcBlock Blockchain technology is one of the hottest topics right now. It’s undergoing a transition from 2.0 generation to 3.0 generation. Our team is extremely excited to introduce ArcBlock to you: the platform born for the blockchain 3.0 age. ArcBlock is the world’s first blockchain ecosystem for building and deploying decentralized applications. We believe, ArcBlock can largely lower the barriers that have slowed blockchain adoption among the general public.

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