Interview with Christopher Ferris, Chair of the Hyperledger Technical Steering Committee

Blockchain development made easy: Getting started with Hyperledger Fabric

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.

Now hiring

Why you should consider applying for blockchain jobs

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.

Alive and well

Is JavaScript still relevant?

The question of JavaScript’s continued relevance, having first appeared in 1995, finds an answer in its continued popularity, its ease of access, and of course adaptability as a programming language. In this article, Shusetsu Toda explains why JavaScript is alive and well and what role it has in blockchain’s journey into the mainstream.

Watch Peter Lawrey's JAX London 2017 session

Scaling blockchain systems: The real challenge

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.

It's test time!

The ins and outs of testing blockchain apps

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.

The right tool for the right job

Top 5 development tools for Ethereum

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.

They were meant to be together!

Can blockchain really make big data better?

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?

Packt Skill Up report 2018: Results are in

Report: What is the next big thing in web development?

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?

Interview with Andrei Anisimov and Albert Santalo, 8base

“Blockchain puts a whole new spin on the DevOps process”

Blockchain applications might not be easy to use but that’s about to change. We talked with Andrei Anisimov and Albert Santalo of 8base about the DevOps/blockchain combination, the adoption rate of this technology and how it can become more accessible to developers.