How Hardhat can help jump-start your smart contract development

Hardhat can make your smart contract development process easier to build, test, and deploy 🎉 … so what is it? Hardhat is an Ethereum development environment that helps developers manage and automate the recurring tasks inherent to building smart contracts and DApps.  The two big selling points for me were: 1) It comes built-in withContinue reading “How Hardhat can help jump-start your smart contract development”

Getting started with Ganache for local blockchain development and testing

Ganache gives you a way to set up a local blockchain pre-loaded with accounts and ether. To learn more about Ganache you can go to their homepage.To install the ganachi-gui go here and select the download button for your operating system. The ganache-cli has the same functionality as the ganache-gui in a command line interface.Continue reading “Getting started with Ganache for local blockchain development and testing”

Creating a Crypto Wallet with MetaMask

MetaMask is an extension to the chrome and brave browsers. With a MetaMask wallet you can buy, store, send and swap tokens. It also provides a simple and secure way to connect to blockchain-based applications. The following video does an excellent job introducing Metamask. It  was made by the creators of this tool and canContinue reading “Creating a Crypto Wallet with MetaMask”

Crypto Foundations

Sharing a list of foundational blockchain and cryptocurreny readings and resources across several key concepts: Articles WTF is the blockchain? Jun 28, 2017 – Mohit Mamoria What is a Smart Contract? Nov 12, 2018 – Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Gavin Wood A Gentle Introduction to Ethereum Oct 2, 2016 – Antony Lewis How the bitcoin protocolContinue reading “Crypto Foundations”