Intro to Ethereum Dapps

– [Narrator] In this lesson, we’ll learn about buildingdecentralized applications or Dapps.But first, let’s take a minuteto appreciate the difference between Dappsand regular web applications.In traditional web application architecture,there is a Front End client, and a Backend server.The Front End is written using HTML, CSS, JavaScript,and the backend is written in a frameworkof your choice like Rails, Node, or Django.The Front and Backend interact with each otherby sending JSON messages…

Intro to Ethereum Dapps

– [Narrator] In this lesson, we’ll learn about buildingdecentralized applications or Dapps.But first, let’s take a minuteto appreciate the difference between Dappsand regular web applications.In traditional web application architecture,there is a Front End client, and a Backend server.The Front End is written using HTML, CSS, JavaScript,and the backend is written in a frameworkof your choice like Rails, Node, or Django.The Front and Backend interact with each otherby sending JSON messages…

Is Bitcoin Valuable?

Is Bitcoin Valuable?

Hi, my name is Xavier, and when I talk about cryptocurrencies, I often get comments sayingthat Bitcoin, Ethereum, and others aren’t worth anything.That people are just artificially creating its value.And you know what, that’s true.I also hear that they’re not real because it’s only virtual money, not physical.That’s true as well.But in this video, I would like to put these into context.I’m not trying to convince you to buy crypto,…

Ethereum’s Constantinople Update & Difficulty Bomb

Not too long from now, Ethereum will get another update.It’s called Constantinople and will bring some much needed upgrades to improve the performanceof the Ethereum blockchain and it will also address the problems related to the difficultybomb and miner rewards.The update is rather intensive and will break backwards-compatibility, meaning that it willcome into existence with a hard fork.But no worries: we don’t expect Ethereum to actually split into a new…

[CS198.1x Week 2] Ethereum Bubble

[CS198.1x Week 2] Ethereum Bubble

On June 21st 2017, the price of Ethereum on the exchange GDAX crashed briefly to 10 centsUSD per ether due to a massive sell order.This is a testament to the massive volatility of cryptocurrency prices.Much of the price is dependant on the public perception of the currency.Here are a few things that affected it.Speculation about how the SEC would rule on the DAO Hack led to a drop in prices,…

[CS198.1x Week 2] Ethereum Timeline

[CS198.1x Week 2] Ethereum Timeline

After Bitcoin, the next most influential blockchain platform is Ethereum.Bitcoin is a storage of value, that is to say, it’s “coin-centric”.It was created as a medium of payment transaction and a store of value, an alternative to regularmoney.Ethereum, on the other hand, was developed as a platform to execute peer-to-peer “smartcontracts” and applications.It supports Turing-complete languages, meaning that it can perform general computation.In other words, any type of code that…

Welcome to The State of Crypto

Welcome to The State of Crypto

Hi guys and welcome to The State of Crypto, your one stop source for all crypto related news. I’myour host Martin, and well, I want to invite you over to my channel. Why?Because in it we cover cryptocurrency news and we do some chart analysis. Now,it doesn’t really matter whether you’re a seasoned veteran, a newbie or justcrypto curious, we want you to be a part of our community. Why?…

Introduction to Gods Unchained – CRYPTO Gaming!!! – Get Started!

Introduction to Gods Unchained – CRYPTO Gaming!!! – Get Started!

Hey, what’s up everybody? It’s cheeto finger here. Hey, thanks for coming in. That’s me cheeto fingerHey, the reason we’re here is to talk about a super cool new game called godsUnchained see it on the screen. You’re probably going TitoWhat is this gods Unchained you speak of well, here’s what it is. It’s a new game. Like I said, it just came outIt’s in beta right? So it’s brand…

[CS198.1x Week 2] Industry Projects

[CS198.1x Week 2] Industry Projects

Perhaps one of the most popular projects of 2017 was Cryptokitties.The idea behind Cryptokitties was to allow users to purchase, collect, breed, and sellvarious types of virtual cats in a virtual game run on the Ethereum blockchain.Each Cryptokitty is unique and ownership is validated through the blockchain.Initially presented as a hackathon project at EthWaterloo in October 2017, Cryptokittieslaunched at the end of November 2017 and its popularity quickly skyrocketed —…

How Bitcoin Wallets Work (Cryptowallets Simply Explained)

How Bitcoin Wallets Work (Cryptowallets Simply Explained)

In the past, I’ve made quite a few Simply Explained videos on how blockchains and cryptocurrencieswork.And there are a few questions that keep coming, like: how do wallets work?You see, to use a cryptocurrency, you need a wallet to store your virtual coins.And just like a bank account, it has a unique address.It looks somewhat like this, depending on the cryptocurrency.It seems like a completely randomly generated string of letters…