10 Common Software Architecture Patterns: Expert Guide
Did you know that before starting a software development project, an architect needs to pick the software architecture for it? This is a common best practice in the tech industry that allows teams to make the most out of the software and create a better experience for users.
The Top Blockchain Protocols You Should Know
We’ve already covered different aspects and use cases of distributed ledger technology on our blog. Today we are going back to its core concepts, i.e., the consensus mechanism. We’ll explain the idea and introduce you to the significant enterprise blockchain protocols. But before that happens, let’s talk about the basics.
Tutorial: How to implement Service Discovery with Eureka (Java)
When developing a system with many services, we need to specify our target while performing requests. But if the location of this service gets changed, then we also have to change our configuration to make requests to the new location. And what if we have multiple workers performing the same job? Changing configuration each time can be troublesome.
What is the best programming language for AI?
The demand for artificial intelligence development is increasing, as solutions based on this technology have already revolutionized various sectors. If you’re planning to implement machine learning or deep learning in your project or searching for a way to get into the AI business, this article is for you. Check which languages work for AI development.
Blockchain governance: Guide by experts
Since public blockchains function as decentralized networks, they need to maintain a high level of fault tolerance to assure authenticity. This proves to be challenging and requires new forms of distributed governance. Otherwise, achieving the long-term sustainability of the entire blockchain network is next to impossible.
Development of Blockchain 2018: 4soft Summary
This has been a rough year for blockchain and the crypto world. We’ve been witnessing the rise and fall of major cryptocurrencies’ prices, changes on the market, hectic formalisation of the sector and wide distributed ledger adoption. Let’s sum it up.
7 Members of the EU Sign a Declaration to Promote Blockchain
On the 4th of December, Southern European Countries Ministerial Declaration on Distributed Ledger Technologies was signed by seven EU members. The document emphasized their will to promote the use of distributed ledger technology.
What is Hyperledger?
Hyperledger is a hot topic in blockchain for business. It’s an open source collaborative project, hosted by The Linux Foundation and supported by IBM, Intel and SAP creating a number of blockchain technologies useful in various industries.
Blockchain Developers’ Brawl: Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork
Schisms in blockchains are quite a common thing – Bitcoin Cash itself was born in a similar way in the past, when it split out of the original Bitcoin. But in November 2018 we’re the witnesses of another hard fork born out of civil war within the community.
Directed Acyclic Graphs vs Blockchain
Distributed ledger technology consists of more than just the Blockchain itself. One of the biggest contestants are Directed Acyclic Graphs often called “frenemies” of Blockchain technology, or even the blockchain killers. Projects like Hashgraph, RaiBlocks and Iota are already exploring their potential.
Costs connected with ICO launch
Budgeting is one of the 3 traps that can sink your ICO. It requires careful and thorough analysis. Here are four basic elements that you need to pinpoint when launching your own project.
Reverse ICO: ICO for an operating business
The ICO process is often associated with startups and small companies that are kick-starting their activities through crowdfunding. However, there’s another scenario, similar to IPOs, where grown up companies are collecting money to expand their services. To diversify it from the usual startup image, we call it “reverse ICO”.
How Does a Token Gain Value?
How does the numbers on the bank account gain value? They are bound to something. The same mechanism is connected with blockchain tokens: the token points at the real object of value – its role.