Source: Hyperledger Date: 10/24/2018 Back to our Developer Showcase Series to learn what developers in the real world are doing with Hyperledger technologies. Next up is Tian Chen of ArcBlock. What advice would you offer other technologists or developers interested in getting started working on blockchain? First, get the concept and basic ideas right – read the white paper twice and think about it. Do not read the superficial blogs from the internet, which may lead you to a wrong direction.
ArcBlock Joins Amazon Web Services Partner Network Brining Blockchain Developer Platform to AWS Bellevue, WA – (Press Release) – ArcBlock (https://www.arcblock.io), the creator of the world’s first blockchain 3.0 ecosystem, and the leading application development platform for decentralized applications and services announced today it has strengthened its existing relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS) by expanding its blockchain platform and ecosystem into the global AWS Partner Network (APN). The AWS Partner Network is a global program focused on bringing successful AWS-based solutions to the open market and ArcBlock is one of only several blockchain early adopters to qualify for technology partner status and benefit from this status.
ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A 10/17/2018 On October 17th, the fourteenth ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A took place in the Telegram group. The conversation between VP of Engineering Tyr Chen and ArcBlock’s community members is as follows: Q：When will the giftcard app be released？ Tyr: We have deployed the authentication and account systems that will validate token holders, provide advanced functionality for OCAP. The development of the giftcard app will resume soon after we support these capabilities on OCAP.
to Bring Digital Identity Tools to Blockchain 3.0 Developer Ecosystem Bellevue, WA – (Press Release) – ArcBlock, creator of the world’s first Developer-ready Blockchain 3.0 ecosystem, and LifeID, creator of the leading open-source, tokenized protocol for sovereign identity, have announced a new technology partnership to bring LifeID’s blockchain-based digital identity protocol and developer tools to ArcBlock’s blockchain 3.0 developer ecosystem. LifeID is creating an open, public identity protocol for next-generation web and blockchain ecosystems to give users an easy, convenient and secure way to control their identity.
ArcBlock in Crypto Seattle’s Meetup - Beyond Ethereum: Demystifying DApps and Problems Preventing Mass Adoption of Blockchain - on October 15 in downtown Seattle, WA. The event was cohosted with industry partner QuarkChain, which brought together two of blockchains leading thought leaders - Qi Zhou, CEO of QuarkChain and Robert Mao, CEO of ArcBlock. The meetup discussions focused on recognition that Blockchain is a disruptive and a rapidly growing technology that has the potential to transform many industries.
ArcBlock is attending the Hyperledger Member Summit and represents the premier event of the year for the Hyperledger community by bringing together users, developers, businesses and stakeholders to learn and collaborate with each other. The summit is covers both technical and business topics including foundation announcements important to the community. The most significant news of the event is that the EEA (Enterprise Ethereum Alliance) and Hyperledger have officially partnered together and agreed to collaborate on bringing common standards to the blockchain space and cross-pollinate a wider open-source community.
ArcBlock September Monthly Report:The three pillars of ArcBlock’s developer community are now solidified
Summary In September, ArcBlock’s cornerstone team continued to optimize OCAP services. We released new iterations of OCAP Playground, as well as TokenFlow, a data analysis tool. On September 15, ArcBlock’s third internal beta hackathon took place in Beijing. We discovered many possibilities for app development using OCAP and took in some suggestions to improve the service. The hackathons, together with the tech blog series launched in August and tech lecture series launched this month, constitute the three pillars of our technology communication, laying a solid foundation for cultivating the ArcBlock developer community and expanding the global consensus.
CEO and Founder of ArcBlock, Robert Mao, lead a blockchain session for U.S. Navy Executives during one of several invite only HacktheMACHINE Designer sessions focused on bringing new and innovative technologies to the U.S. Navy. During the session, Robert spoke at length on the history of blockchain and introduced the core concepts behind blockchain 3.0 and how the U.S. Navy can benefit from the new generation of blockchain services. During the session, executives were given an in-depth look at the core fundamental of blockchain including the basic tenants of a smart contract, and when to use blockchain during the system design process.
ArcBlock is attending the U.S. Navy’s innovative Hackthemachine Hackathon in Seattle, WA running from September 21 - 23, 2018. Hackthemachine is designed around the Navy’s digital experience system and is presented by the Naval Sea Systems Command. During HacktheMACHINE Seattle, participants will get hand-on experience focusing on specific digital challenges confronting the U.S. Navy including use of equipment and data that has never been publically shared. The goal of HacktheMACHINE is to create meaningful conversations around innovation, maritime security and creating a positive impact on the world that will help the Navy’s thinking around cybersecurity, machine learning and rapid prototyping.
ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A 9/19/2018 On September 19th, the thirteenth ArcBlock Community Technical Q&A took place in the Telegram group. The conversation between CEO Robert Mao and ArcBlock’s community members is as follows: Q：Have you decided the consensus protocol? Is it Algorand? As you might know, Algorand published their white papers without the details of the random generator algorithm (which is critical to Algorand as a whole), and they have started their own company to implement these details.