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vue

VueJS websocket stuff

I started poking around the Komodo’s BarterDEX GUI source code a couple of weeks ago before running into some unexpected work in fiat world as well as some Komodo notary node setup on...

In front-end, vue, Apr 02, 2018

Serverless Deploy to AWS – simple naming convention

Serverless deploy and remove commands to keep things tidy and using and stages for separating API versioning (when you’re getting into some inelegant developer experiences with mixing...

In aws, serverless, systems, vue, Nov 10, 2017

Vue app development 2018 watchlist

Mobile app development hasn’t been incredibly exciting for a couple of years, but to streamline the suite of software for a project, using the same language and frameworks allows our ...

In vue, Oct 30, 2017

Vue Loading Screen Options For Long Load Time Apps

I’m working on a couple too many scratch projects in 2017 but this is coming in handy as i deal with iframes and cloud authentication , the AWS js load times are poor (on first load) ...

In vue, Oct 30, 2017

blockchain

RedFOX Labs: why using blockchain components of Komodo to accelerate adoption is a win for everyone

RedFOX Labs is a start up that creates start ups. An incubator. They are seeking funding to bootstrap this incubation process. The funding drive comes from an IEO tomorrow - April...

In blockchain, komodo, cryptocurrency, redfox, Apr 11, 2019

CEO Dies – Cryptocurrency Wills & Conditional Payments

It goes without saying that the loss of a loved one is a very traumatic time.  May the family of the deceased find the time to embrace the grief and be allowed to heal without too muc...

In bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency, komodo, smart-contracts, Feb 07, 2019

Fintech Projects Leaving Ethereum ERC20 for Komodo begins

The morning I drafted this post, I had a notification that someone clapped for a Medium comment I left about projects leaving ethereum and migrating to another system in the time that...

In blockchain, cryptocurrency, komodo, Feb 05, 2019

Energy efficient bitcoin security & Komodo dPoW

This short post is about energy efficient bitcoin miners seeking renewable energy as an economic solution. Komodo dPoW is explained briefly, which provides blockchain security and an ...

In bitcoin, blockchain, komodo, Jan 03, 2019

Komodo compared to Ethereum & ETH architecture problems

Lately I have seen more questions asked on what is Komodo compared to Ethereum?  Ethereum architecture problems are well known currently and the dev team is working on it – or has bee...

In blockchain, komodo, Dec 29, 2018

Create a blockchain project – from zero to hero

This is a note for a future doc on howto create a blockchain project which can be expanded on later.

In blockchain, komodo, Jul 30, 2018

Blockchain Security For dApps and Ecosystems

Komodo Blockchain Security comes from the technical innovation called delayed Proof-of-Work (dPoW).  This happens when the network is notarized to the bitcoin blockchain, which curren...

In blockchain, komodo, Jul 27, 2018

dApps in the d-economy – Decentralized Nurses

In the coming age of decentralization, programmable money and the d-economy, machine to machine services will trade their value autonomously and quickly.  What about people?  Curren...

In blockchain, komodo, Jul 07, 2018

Build Komodo From Source

This is how you build Komodo on Ubuntu 16.04

In blockchain, komodo, May 10, 2018

What is Crypto? Where to start in crypto

What is Crypto?  It is not so simple to answer – it is like asking, “what is life?” or “what is fun?” or “what is scary?” – it is different things to different people.  There are fact...

In bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency, komodo, ripple xrp, stellar xlm, Feb 24, 2018

Komodo Native Mode – Saving Time Moving Blockchain Data

After my first install off Agama, I fiddled around and decided to delete KMD in SPV Mode, it wasn’t really what I wanted.  Komodo Native Mode is the full blockchain experience, total ...

In blockchain, komodo, Feb 05, 2018

VueJS Wallet and faucet investigation for bitcoin-ethereum-zcash

A lot of cryptocurrency projects are using ReactJS for their wallets but I went for a quick look around for how I would get started with a Vue Cryptocurrency Wallet.  Looking around t...

In blockchain, front-end, Jan 01, 2018

Notarising blockchains – Westpac bank blockchain software example

Notarising blockchains is an innovation from the komodo platform.  In a few words, it mitigates hacking attempts on the blockchain’s history.

In blockchain, komodo, Dec 28, 2017

Update Agama Wallet – Uninstall and Reinstall

To update Agama Wallet and not lose the zcash params or the downloaded blockchain, you first uninstall Agama.  This process is done through the “Installer App” as if you were installi...

In blockchain, front-end, komodo, Dec 21, 2017

Copying Blockchain Data – Komodo Agama Wallet

Copying blockchain data will save download time every time – any blockchain. So it’s probably a good idea to know how to copy the relevant files and other stuff like LOCK files etc.

In blockchain, Dec 11, 2017

Agama FAQ – First Install, Updating & User Data

Installing Agama FAQs? Didn’t look – too bleeding edge perhaps I don’t think they exist yet (edit:  I found the Agama FAQ here!).  The first question is, where do you get it from?  Th...

In blockchain, Dec 06, 2017

Komodod getinfo returns -28 error

I’m new to komodo and have had the server off for 2 weeks whilst working on other projects. I started komodod and when running the komodod-cli getinfo command receive an error code -2...

In blockchain, Dec 06, 2017

Smart Contract Developer Frameworks 2018

I flicked through this book on solidity, the ethereum blockchain’s smart contact language when it came out because I was interested what a smart contract developer would need to know....

In blockchain, front-end, Nov 23, 2017

Preparing a system to be a Komodo Platform Node on KVM

Komodo Platform? The first decentralised ICO (dICO) platform.  Intrigued, I read about it and then the dICO was postponed.  If there’s one thing Komodo Platform gets a lot of comments...

In bitcoin, blockchain, komodo, kvm, systems, Nov 14, 2017

Building Ripple Servers

Some info related to building XRP validation nodes

In blockchain, ripple xrp, Oct 30, 2017

Stellar blockchain network architecture

Something to look at, install etc.

In blockchain, stellar xlm, Oct 30, 2017

stellar xlm

What is Crypto? Where to start in crypto

What is Crypto?  It is not so simple to answer – it is like asking, “what is life?” or “what is fun?” or “what is scary?” – it is different things to different people.  There are fact...

In bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency, komodo, ripple xrp, stellar xlm, Feb 24, 2018

Stellar blockchain network architecture

Something to look at, install etc.

In blockchain, stellar xlm, Oct 30, 2017

ripple xrp

What is Crypto? Where to start in crypto

What is Crypto?  It is not so simple to answer – it is like asking, “what is life?” or “what is fun?” or “what is scary?” – it is different things to different people.  There are fact...

In bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency, komodo, ripple xrp, stellar xlm, Feb 24, 2018

Building Ripple Servers

Some info related to building XRP validation nodes

In blockchain, ripple xrp, Oct 30, 2017

pwa

PWA in CMS enhance user engagement

My quick exploration of progressive web apps (PWA), was triggered by the user engagement stats from the PWA.

In pwa, Oct 31, 2017

site-info

Hi! My KMD Address for donations is: RWzqTpKuDDFE5GnUgd3u7NPZ1mvrNuAoVg

In pwa, Oct 30, 2017

plesk

2018 cPanel vs Plesk for experienced linux users

The tl;dr; version of this cPanel vs Plesk winner is, Plesk.  I have no affiliation (but I’m going to send them this blog), just a happy convert to easy wordpress site management.  I ...

In plesk, systems, Nov 10, 2017

systems

Community Based Internet Access using Cryptocurrency

One of many projects that exist but don’t get the attention of the wider population is community based internet access using cryptocurrency.  A colleague on the komodo team referred m...

In cryptocurrency, systems, Jan 04, 2018

First time GravCMS Developer

For an upcoming project I had to put my GravCMS Developer hat on and because I hadn’t used PHP recently on my dev virtual box was starting from nearly nothing.  It is easier to instal...

In front-end, systems, Dec 12, 2017

Preparing a system to be a Komodo Platform Node on KVM

Komodo Platform? The first decentralised ICO (dICO) platform.  Intrigued, I read about it and then the dICO was postponed.  If there’s one thing Komodo Platform gets a lot of comments...

In bitcoin, blockchain, komodo, kvm, systems, Nov 14, 2017

Serverless Deploy to AWS – simple naming convention

Serverless deploy and remove commands to keep things tidy and using and stages for separating API versioning (when you’re getting into some inelegant developer experiences with mixing...

In aws, serverless, systems, vue, Nov 10, 2017

2018 cPanel vs Plesk for experienced linux users

The tl;dr; version of this cPanel vs Plesk winner is, Plesk.  I have no affiliation (but I’m going to send them this blog), just a happy convert to easy wordpress site management.  I ...

In plesk, systems, Nov 10, 2017

aws

DynamoDB to CSV in a couple of commands

DynamoDB to CSV is not as easy as it sounds – but can be crunched in a couple of commands.  During the Komodo blockchain scaling stuff we’re doing, in a simple scaled down run of abou...

In aws, serverless, Jun 14, 2018

Serverless AWS SES Email Address Policy

The advantages of serverless are sometimes taken away by all the configuration to make the thing work – securely.  But 3 hours today saves 100 hours throughout the year.

In aws, serverless, Apr 10, 2018

Serverless Deploy to AWS – simple naming convention

Serverless deploy and remove commands to keep things tidy and using and stages for separating API versioning (when you’re getting into some inelegant developer experiences with mixing...

In aws, serverless, systems, vue, Nov 10, 2017

serverless

DynamoDB to CSV in a couple of commands

DynamoDB to CSV is not as easy as it sounds – but can be crunched in a couple of commands.  During the Komodo blockchain scaling stuff we’re doing, in a simple scaled down run of abou...

In aws, serverless, Jun 14, 2018

Serverless AWS SES Email Address Policy

The advantages of serverless are sometimes taken away by all the configuration to make the thing work – securely.  But 3 hours today saves 100 hours throughout the year.

In aws, serverless, Apr 10, 2018

Serverless Deploy to AWS – simple naming convention

Serverless deploy and remove commands to keep things tidy and using and stages for separating API versioning (when you’re getting into some inelegant developer experiences with mixing...

In aws, serverless, systems, vue, Nov 10, 2017

bitcoin

CEO Dies – Cryptocurrency Wills & Conditional Payments

It goes without saying that the loss of a loved one is a very traumatic time.  May the family of the deceased find the time to embrace the grief and be allowed to heal without too muc...

In bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency, komodo, smart-contracts, Feb 07, 2019

Energy efficient bitcoin security & Komodo dPoW

This short post is about energy efficient bitcoin miners seeking renewable energy as an economic solution. Komodo dPoW is explained briefly, which provides blockchain security and an ...

In bitcoin, blockchain, komodo, Jan 03, 2019

What is Crypto? Where to start in crypto

What is Crypto?  It is not so simple to answer – it is like asking, “what is life?” or “what is fun?” or “what is scary?” – it is different things to different people.  There are fact...

In bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency, komodo, ripple xrp, stellar xlm, Feb 24, 2018

DEX Altcoin Trading Base Pair To Bitcoin & Others

When using a DEX altcoin trading platform or dApp, conversion from altcoin to bitcoin or fiat can be error prone. A simple table of your favourite trading pairs or trading tuples make...

In bitcoin, komodo, Dec 19, 2017

Preparing a system to be a Komodo Platform Node on KVM

Komodo Platform? The first decentralised ICO (dICO) platform.  Intrigued, I read about it and then the dICO was postponed.  If there’s one thing Komodo Platform gets a lot of comments...

In bitcoin, blockchain, komodo, kvm, systems, Nov 14, 2017

komodo

RedFOX Labs: why using blockchain components of Komodo to accelerate adoption is a win for everyone

RedFOX Labs is a start up that creates start ups. An incubator. They are seeking funding to bootstrap this incubation process. The funding drive comes from an IEO tomorrow - April...

In blockchain, komodo, cryptocurrency, redfox, Apr 11, 2019

CEO Dies – Cryptocurrency Wills & Conditional Payments

It goes without saying that the loss of a loved one is a very traumatic time.  May the family of the deceased find the time to embrace the grief and be allowed to heal without too muc...

In bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency, komodo, smart-contracts, Feb 07, 2019

Fintech Projects Leaving Ethereum ERC20 for Komodo begins

The morning I drafted this post, I had a notification that someone clapped for a Medium comment I left about projects leaving ethereum and migrating to another system in the time that...

In blockchain, cryptocurrency, komodo, Feb 05, 2019

Energy efficient bitcoin security & Komodo dPoW

This short post is about energy efficient bitcoin miners seeking renewable energy as an economic solution. Komodo dPoW is explained briefly, which provides blockchain security and an ...

In bitcoin, blockchain, komodo, Jan 03, 2019

Komodo compared to Ethereum & ETH architecture problems

Lately I have seen more questions asked on what is Komodo compared to Ethereum?  Ethereum architecture problems are well known currently and the dev team is working on it – or has bee...

In blockchain, komodo, Dec 29, 2018

Taking cues from monero to improve Komodo documentation

When I first stumbled across Komodo in 2017, there wasn’t a lot of documentation, so referring to zCash and bitcoin docs was necessary.  These days the komodo documentation includes s...

In documentation, komodo, Dec 28, 2018

KVM routed network for new komodo feature testing

The new komodo features include testing Crypto Conditions (UTXO smart contracts), independent blockchain customization, a community news site and integrated discourse forum, and final...

In komodo, kvm, Aug 28, 2018

Pre alpha komodo utxo smart contracts notes

This is not even a blog post about Komodo’s UTXO Smart Contracts based on the IETF’s Crypto Conditions standard (which is currently in draft).  It’s just some notes on the path to wor...

In docker, komodo, Aug 22, 2018

Create a blockchain project – from zero to hero

This is a note for a future doc on howto create a blockchain project which can be expanded on later.

In blockchain, komodo, Jul 30, 2018

Blockchain Security For dApps and Ecosystems

Komodo Blockchain Security comes from the technical innovation called delayed Proof-of-Work (dPoW).  This happens when the network is notarized to the bitcoin blockchain, which curren...

In blockchain, komodo, Jul 27, 2018

dApps in the d-economy – Decentralized Nurses

In the coming age of decentralization, programmable money and the d-economy, machine to machine services will trade their value autonomously and quickly.  What about people?  Curren...

In blockchain, komodo, Jul 07, 2018

Komodo Blockchain Scaling – 1 million tx per second – stats – prep etc.

Komodo blockchain scaling is a load test requiring a lot of resources, preparation, co-ordination and then statistics.  Any load test does.  My days at Omnium World were about seeing ...

In komodo, Jun 14, 2018

Build Komodo From Source

This is how you build Komodo on Ubuntu 16.04

In blockchain, komodo, May 10, 2018

What is Crypto? Where to start in crypto

What is Crypto?  It is not so simple to answer – it is like asking, “what is life?” or “what is fun?” or “what is scary?” – it is different things to different people.  There are fact...

In bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency, komodo, ripple xrp, stellar xlm, Feb 24, 2018

Komodo Native Mode – Saving Time Moving Blockchain Data

After my first install off Agama, I fiddled around and decided to delete KMD in SPV Mode, it wasn’t really what I wanted.  Komodo Native Mode is the full blockchain experience, total ...

In blockchain, komodo, Feb 05, 2018

Notarising blockchains – Westpac bank blockchain software example

Notarising blockchains is an innovation from the komodo platform.  In a few words, it mitigates hacking attempts on the blockchain’s history.

In blockchain, komodo, Dec 28, 2017

Update Agama Wallet – Uninstall and Reinstall

To update Agama Wallet and not lose the zcash params or the downloaded blockchain, you first uninstall Agama.  This process is done through the “Installer App” as if you were installi...

In blockchain, front-end, komodo, Dec 21, 2017

DEX Altcoin Trading Base Pair To Bitcoin & Others

When using a DEX altcoin trading platform or dApp, conversion from altcoin to bitcoin or fiat can be error prone. A simple table of your favourite trading pairs or trading tuples make...

In bitcoin, komodo, Dec 19, 2017

Preparing a system to be a Komodo Platform Node on KVM

Komodo Platform? The first decentralised ICO (dICO) platform.  Intrigued, I read about it and then the dICO was postponed.  If there’s one thing Komodo Platform gets a lot of comments...

In bitcoin, blockchain, komodo, kvm, systems, Nov 14, 2017

kvm

KVM routed network for new komodo feature testing

The new komodo features include testing Crypto Conditions (UTXO smart contracts), independent blockchain customization, a community news site and integrated discourse forum, and final...

In komodo, kvm, Aug 28, 2018

Preparing a system to be a Komodo Platform Node on KVM

Komodo Platform? The first decentralised ICO (dICO) platform.  Intrigued, I read about it and then the dICO was postponed.  If there’s one thing Komodo Platform gets a lot of comments...

In bitcoin, blockchain, komodo, kvm, systems, Nov 14, 2017

front-end

Genesis Framework For WordPress – Community Portal & Agency Collaboration

This is just a short post to test some of the layout with this new Agency Pro theme running on the Genesis Framework.   I am a recent convert, about 3 months – but haven’t had much ti...

In front-end, Dec 17, 2018

Passphrase and Password Strength Test

Looking for passphrase and password strength test libraries in javascript:

In front-end, Apr 09, 2018

VueJS websocket stuff

I started poking around the Komodo’s BarterDEX GUI source code a couple of weeks ago before running into some unexpected work in fiat world as well as some Komodo notary node setup on...

In front-end, vue, Apr 02, 2018

VueJS Wallet and faucet investigation for bitcoin-ethereum-zcash

A lot of cryptocurrency projects are using ReactJS for their wallets but I went for a quick look around for how I would get started with a Vue Cryptocurrency Wallet.  Looking around t...

In blockchain, front-end, Jan 01, 2018

Update Agama Wallet – Uninstall and Reinstall

To update Agama Wallet and not lose the zcash params or the downloaded blockchain, you first uninstall Agama.  This process is done through the “Installer App” as if you were installi...

In blockchain, front-end, komodo, Dec 21, 2017

First time GravCMS Developer

For an upcoming project I had to put my GravCMS Developer hat on and because I hadn’t used PHP recently on my dev virtual box was starting from nearly nothing.  It is easier to instal...

In front-end, systems, Dec 12, 2017

Smart Contract Developer Frameworks 2018

I flicked through this book on solidity, the ethereum blockchain’s smart contact language when it came out because I was interested what a smart contract developer would need to know....

In blockchain, front-end, Nov 23, 2017

cryptocurrency

RedFOX Labs: why using blockchain components of Komodo to accelerate adoption is a win for everyone

RedFOX Labs is a start up that creates start ups. An incubator. They are seeking funding to bootstrap this incubation process. The funding drive comes from an IEO tomorrow - April...

In blockchain, komodo, cryptocurrency, redfox, Apr 11, 2019

CEO Dies – Cryptocurrency Wills & Conditional Payments

It goes without saying that the loss of a loved one is a very traumatic time.  May the family of the deceased find the time to embrace the grief and be allowed to heal without too muc...

In bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency, komodo, smart-contracts, Feb 07, 2019

Fintech Projects Leaving Ethereum ERC20 for Komodo begins

The morning I drafted this post, I had a notification that someone clapped for a Medium comment I left about projects leaving ethereum and migrating to another system in the time that...

In blockchain, cryptocurrency, komodo, Feb 05, 2019

Blockchain Alternatives: Tangle & DAG – pieces of shit?

DAG is not a piece of shit.  It’s a data structure used in genealogy/family trees.  Software tools we use to write software uses DAGs – useful.  However…as a blockchain alternative fr...

In cryptocurrency, Mar 13, 2018

What is Crypto? Where to start in crypto

What is Crypto?  It is not so simple to answer – it is like asking, “what is life?” or “what is fun?” or “what is scary?” – it is different things to different people.  There are fact...

In bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency, komodo, ripple xrp, stellar xlm, Feb 24, 2018

Community Based Internet Access using Cryptocurrency

One of many projects that exist but don’t get the attention of the wider population is community based internet access using cryptocurrency.  A colleague on the komodo team referred m...

In cryptocurrency, systems, Jan 04, 2018

Accessing XVG Project & Verge Community

I am not involved with the XVG Project, but it’s mooning in December 2017 has been impressive with a 40x increase.    The market is (nonsensical) crazy, I think XVG is the biggest pum...

In cryptocurrency, Dec 23, 2017

docker

Pre alpha komodo utxo smart contracts notes

This is not even a blog post about Komodo’s UTXO Smart Contracts based on the IETF’s Crypto Conditions standard (which is currently in draft).  It’s just some notes on the path to wor...

In docker, komodo, Aug 22, 2018

documentation

Taking cues from monero to improve Komodo documentation

When I first stumbled across Komodo in 2017, there wasn’t a lot of documentation, so referring to zCash and bitcoin docs was necessary.  These days the komodo documentation includes s...

In documentation, komodo, Dec 28, 2018

smart-contracts

CEO Dies – Cryptocurrency Wills & Conditional Payments

It goes without saying that the loss of a loved one is a very traumatic time.  May the family of the deceased find the time to embrace the grief and be allowed to heal without too muc...

In bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency, komodo, smart-contracts, Feb 07, 2019

redfox

RedFOX Labs: why using blockchain components of Komodo to accelerate adoption is a win for everyone

RedFOX Labs is a start up that creates start ups. An incubator. They are seeking funding to bootstrap this incubation process. The funding drive comes from an IEO tomorrow - April...

In blockchain, komodo, cryptocurrency, redfox, Apr 11, 2019