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Blockchain (Part 2) – Mining 15Mar, 2018

Blockchain (Part 2) – Mining

I have discussed minutely about mining and Proof-of-Work in Part 1 of the article. I’ll try to explain the technical details of mining and its benefits in Blockchain and how it is used in Bitcoin. To reiterate what I discussed in first part about mining, there are special nodes on the blockchain network which are dedicatedly running an algorithm to validate the transactions being generated on the network. Miners validate the transactions in a batch (for Bitcoin blockchain, each block is ~1MB in size). This Batch is called a Block and it has a specific format containing the Block ID, Transactions contained in that Block, Hash of the previous approved block on the chain, and hash of the whole Block….

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BlockChain (Part 1) – Introduction 20Feb, 2018

BlockChain (Part 1) – Introduction

A lot of my friends and people I know from software and technology background are talking about this pleasantly strange phenomenon that they have experienced lately in different parts of the world. They say you go to any part of the world, try to say this magic word three times in a row : “BlockChain”, “BlockChain”, “BlockChain” and atleast a dozen investors will appear from a thick cloud of smoke, pouring a million dollars out of their fancy suitcases onto you. Well, Not Literally! But I wanted to quote the above sarcastic lines from “Andreas Antonopoulos” to state how everyone is obsessed with this technology paradigm named Blockchain and are eagerly wanting to dig in. In this article we’ll try…

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7 Reasons Why Any Business Needs An App! 11Jan, 2018

7 Reasons Why Any Business Needs An App!

If you think that Apps are only made for big market players like Uber, Amazon, Airbnb, etc and your business venture is simply going to get satisfied by merely a website, you may be wrong and losing out on a lot of potential business and money. In today’s mobile world, you can’t entirely rely on website views. Apps are the new culture and your business’ success depends on how quickly you adapt with the changing trends. Here are 7 quick picks why apps are a must for any kind of business be it a startup or an old business firm acquired from your forefathers: A real time communication! An app means everything you want to communicate gets through to your…

Posted in: Mobile App
Cloudfront SSL SETUP 27Dec, 2017

Cloudfront SSL SETUP

If you are hosting your website on Amazon EC2, it is very easy to integrate the SSL certificate in it and make it secure. The most interesting thing with Amazon is, its SSL certificate is free. And if we use SSL certificate from any other provider like Godaddy, it costs us around $60-70 per year. But with Amazon we don’t have to pay a single penny for SSL. But Hold on, take a breath and read out further as well 😉 To integrate the SSL, Amazon provides us two services: CloudfrontLoad Elastic Load Balancer We can’t integrate SSL directly with EC2 instance. And there is some costing involved in using these services depending upon the usage. Here, I am going…

React Js 14Jul, 2017

React Js

React is an open-source JavaScript framework developed at Facebook for building user interfaces. It is used at facebook in the production environment. Instagram has been built using this framework. It is fast, scalable, flexible, powerful, and has a robust developer community that is rapidly growing. It can be used on the client side as well as on the server side. Another fact about the React’s is Virtual DOM which selects the specific node of the DOM and perform the DOM manipulation to update those elements which results in enhancing the overall performance. Here are a few reasons why to choose React React is fast: Apps made in React can handle complex updates and still feel quick and responsive. React is…

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Introduction to Shopify 07Feb, 2017

Introduction to Shopify

Shopify is a complete package of e-commerce solutions that allows users to sell and manage their products online. Major benefits of shopify in comparison to other CMS, that it is ready to use whereas in case of other CMS like wordpress/magento, we need to download and install them before using their services. Here is the list of some key features offered by Shopify: Manage products, pages, collection, blogs, posts Manage orders and inventory Manage Store Navigation Manage media files Discount for customers Gift cards Create reports Support huge number of Payment Gateways Traffic analysis report Theme can be customized Install apps from app store Profile setting Shipping setting Set your primary domain Customize your checkout page Tax settings Manage Order/Shipping/Customer…

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