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Amin Shah Gilani

Scale with Speed: The Bitcoin Lightning Network Explained

By Amin Shah Gilani
The Bitcoin Lightning Network is an independent solution that’s heralded as the solution to bitcoin’s scaling problem by keeping fees minuscule and making transactions instant, away from the blockchain. In this article, Toptal Freelance Blockchain Developer Amin Shah Gilani explores what the Bitcoin Lightning Network really is, how it can make the guarantees it provides, and its current state.
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Radek Ostrowski

The Ultimate ENS and ĐApp Tutorial

By Radek Ostrowski
The Ethereum Name Service is a blockchain-backed alternative to the internet's traditional Domain Name System. If you own a .eth domain, you can deploy smart contracts that let users set up their own subdomains—but then, of course, you'll want a corresponding ĐApp to make it user-friendly. In this tutorial, Toptal Freelance Ethereum Developer Radek Ostrowski provides complete coverage of this scenario, this time with a focus on ĐApp development.
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Eqbal Quran

Creating a Cryptocurrency in the Crystal Programming Language

By Eqbal Quran
Crystal is an up and coming programming language that should appeal to Ruby veterans in demand for more performance and flexibility. It may even be the most promising programming language of 2018. In this tutorial, Toptal Ruby Developer Eqbal Quran demonstrates how you can harness Crystal’s potential to create your own blockchain and cryptocurrency.
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Michal Mikolajczyk

Blockchain, IoT, and the Future of Transportation: Understanding the Motoro Coin

By Michal Mikolajczyk
Open-source, IoT, and Ethereum smart contracts work together with a new utility coin to make transportation more accessible and reduce vehicle waste. In this article, Toptal Freelance Ethereum Developer Michał Mikolajczyk explains the motivations and methodology behind his startup's latest initiative.
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Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Blockchain Technology Explained: Powering Bitcoin

By Nermin Hajdarbegovic
Bitcoin blockchain is the backbone of the network and provides a tamper-proof data structure, providing a shared public ledger open to all. This article provides insight in blockchain technology, current status and its potential.
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