Upwork has recently released its Q2 2018 Skills Index and it seems that blockchain continues to lead the way. What does this say about this technology’s journey toward mainstream acceptance? Is demand outpacing the supply of talent? We talked to Rich Pearson, SVP at Upwork, about blockchain’s popularity, its next milestones and the go-to languages for this technology.
Status.im has developed a brand new client to help users scale on the Ethereum blockchain. Introducing Nimbus, an Ethereum 2.0 sharding client that promises blue skies and a sunny forecast for developers.
Hyperledger Fabric, one of the most popular blockchain frameworks, was designed to be a modular, secure and scalable foundation for offering industrial blockchain solutions. But what are its advantages and what skills does a developer need to have in order to build blockchain applications with Hyperledger Fabric? We talked to Christopher Ferris, Chair of the Hyperledger Technical Steering Committee about what’s under this project’s hood.
Are you ready for the Blockchain Technology Conference this November in Berlin? The 2018 program is available and it is filled with blockchain goodies from the experts. The special offer ends today so if you want to save up to €470, now’s the time.
Blockchain came to the world’s attention as a way to solve many problems. Yet, one of the more unsung impacts is the one it has had on employment opportunities. In this article, Alex Moskov explains why the blockchain boom has created jobs for developers, marketers, bankers, and more.
As the demand for blockchain has been increasing non-stop since its conception, what is the number one challenge to overcome in order to continue ripping the benefits of the technology? In this talk, Peter Lawrey explains why scalability of blockchain is the number one obstacle related to the technology and he proposes ways to overcome it.
Testing blockchain applications is a unique challenge with its own technical and theoretical underpinning. Learn more about the essential tools and techniques that are specific to blockchain app testing.
Last year’s bitcoin craze may have popularized this new technology, but the underlying structure for blockchain is solid. Today, we take a look at five of our favorite tools for developing Ethereum.
Blockchain is fast becoming one of the most influential technologies of our days; not to mention that blockchain skills are highly competitive. Here, Delton Rhodes gives an overview of the best online courses and methods to start your blockchain developer training.
Blockchain is not just a synonymous with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. It’s way more than that! It is set to disrupt the way enterprises handle digital transactions. But could it also be the solution for big data issues and challenges?
The blockchain market shows no signs of slowing down and this technology is one of the hottest skills in the IT job market. However, if you want to get an overview of all the open source blockchain projects out there, you should head over to GitHub. That’s exactly what we did.
It’s that time of year again! The 2018 Packt Skill Up Report is out and loud! With 8000 respondents and 6 focus tracks, it gives a detailed picture of the tools and trends that define how software developers work today. In this article, we take a closer look at web development: What technologies are currently number one and what does the future hold?
What is sharding? And how can we use it to change the future of payment scalability? In this article, Delton Rhodes gives us an overview of sharding and its implementations, limitation, and future.