“Design for Blockchain” is a collection of articles about user interface and user experience design for blockchain and cryptocurrency projects and tools. Blockchain, due to its nature, is quite a technical subject, so making it friendly for non-technical users is a challenge. These articles are exploring the domain problem.
One of the greatest things about the Amazon AWS services is that they save a tonne of time on the reinventing the wheel. There are numerous technologies out there and nobody has the time to dive deep, learn, and try all of them. Amazon AWS often provides ready-made templates and configurations for people who just want to try a technology or a tool, without investing too much time (and money) into figuring out all the options and tweaks.
“Get Started with Blockchain Using the new AWS Blockchain Templates” is one example of such predefined and pre-configured setup, for those who want to play around with Blockchain. Just think of how much time it would have taken somebody who just wants to spin up their own Etherium network with some basic tools and services just to check the technology out. With the predefined templates you can be up and running in minutes, and, once you are comfortable, you can spend more time rebuilding the whole thing, configuring and tweaking everything.
“Building for the Blockchain” is a nice article some of the challenges and paradigm shifts that software developers that jump into Blockchain technology need to know about. Apart from the usual suspects – networking, Etherium, cryptocurrencies and smart contracts – this article is full of useful links to helpful resources.
If you are considering the Blockchain or if you are already getting your feet wet in this new technology, have a look – I’m sure you’ll find something useful.
With all the latest hype around blockchain, I find this article useful, which explains how the technology works and provides an application that can be used to explore and learn blockchain. Pretty cool.
Anything you wanted to learn about blockchain and cryptocurrency in general, and Bitcoin in particular, you can find on this epic Bitcoint resource list.
Wow! Even just reading the titles of the resources needs some time and dedication.