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Self-Sovereign Identity on Ardor

Aaaand the winner of the Ardor Community Hackathon is… “bba DID Method” “Say WHAT?” you say, and that’s what I did too. So, before I congratulate “Atzen”, the winner of the Ardor hackathon, and ask him what he will do with all that great MONEY he won, let’s try understanding the WHY, HOW, and the …

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New GUI proposal for Ardor’s Decentralized Exchange

One of history’s first stable unregulated DEX’s hit the crypto sphere in March 2014. It was built into the Nxt blockchain and was an instant success. It was easy to issue asset tokens on Nxt, so the “AE” soon gave birth to various projects, from community meme-coins to crowdfunding campaigns for Waves-founder Sasha Ivanov and …

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A new Internet Layer on the Decentralized Ardor Data Cloud

This next Ardor Community Hackathon entry in the series comes in the form of a Chrome/Brave browser extension that adds a new censorship resistant layer to websites on the existing internet. It won 2nd prize and was submitted by Patoshi from xCubicle. Nothing stops someone from dropping a $10 note at the bench at a …

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Ardor Gifts – depositing and redeeming crypto with a code

I’ll kick off this cavalcade of Ardor Community Hackathon 2020 winning submissions with an entry from the hackathon organizer himself, Mrv777. I’ll cover the winning hackathon projects in casual order to keep some excitement about what’s next in this walk-through of powerful Ardor apps and design entries, and remember: it’s all open source. The short …

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Ardor Hackathon 2020 – The Winners Announced!

Dear Nxters, Ardorers, and other readers! The results are here! All votes have been counted; 6 votes from trusted community members who also controls the prize account with multisig, 2 votes from a public poll done on the IGNIS blockchain, and 2 votes from Jelurida. The community hackathon ran from July 1st-August 15th 2020, and …

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DeFi-ning a parody on Ignis

What is the DeadFish token? bitswiftbroDead fish rise to the top  lol… I love it.  @ZarkMuckerbarn An asset token that was issued a few days ago by crypto investor and Twitter provocateur @ZarkMuckerbarn, has been picked up by the Ardor community. Zark issued the DeFi (DeadFish) token – asset ID 12281945935996100528, for just 260 IGNIS (~6.3 USD) …

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CRYPTOKITTIES MEET THE DAO

Eyes closed and going 180 km/h on the German freeway. Since my last post I’ve been visiting a family in the Netherlands who is fond of God, strong beers, and playing games. Istanbul. Phase 10. Koehandel. Beverbende. Ticket 2 Ride. Ligretto. Cathan. I’ve been playing them all. And “Man Overboord”, not least, which takes place …

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Hack Ardor. Yeah.

Good day, Nxters and other readers. It’s been a long time since my last confession. It feels good to write here again. The Ardor Hackathon Mrv777‘s Ardor Community Hackathon has launched, and time is ticking.If you haven’t seen it yet then check out https://ardor.tools/hackathon.html.  TL;DR:July 1st-August 15th >Build on the feature rich Ardor blockchain platform and …

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Nxterpool: Ardor and NXT Forging

In Nxt and Ardor, “forging” is the process of creating new blocks on the blockchain. If you don’t have a forging node running you can lease your account’s NXT / ARDR balance to a forging pool. When leasing, you still maintain full control of your NXT or ARDR. The pool cannot do anything with your …

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AMA on Reddit

From July 17 4:00 pm UTC – July 18 4:00 pm UTC: An Ardor community panel will be available for 24 hours on Reddit to answer your questions about Ardor, Ignis and childchains. MrV777 is the developer of the Ardor Lite Mobile Wallets and the creator of the block explorer and tools at https://ardor.tools. He …

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GOAL 1: Getting Nxt, IGNIS, and Ardor ecosystem content out there. EVERYWHERE!

First things first: One specific goal for Nxter Magazine is to get featured on Google News. So I requested inclusion in Google News. Why? Besides their average of 540M monthly readers, it’s where a bunch of popular crypto portfolio apps, exchange websites, and mainstream media pull their blockchain news from. To get featured – and …

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What is the SIGBRO app?

First, the purpose of the SIGBRO app is not to be another crypto wallet but to let users easily: 1) log safely in to SIGBRO-compatible wallets/clients/web UIs without having to enter anything manually.  2) authenticate with their account ID without ever entering their passphrase (private key) into a website (or some Google extension). 3) check, sign …

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Some SIGBRO app use cases

OK, let’s look at the first example use cases for SIGBRO. Log in to NXTER.org We developed a WordPress plugin for SIGBRO. Anyone can install it on their WordPress site. It’s already live on Nxter.org. We have killed all Captcha and Akismet protection on Nxter.org and activated the SIGBRO login and auth option instead. Spam …

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How to install and set up the SIGBRO app on Android

DOWNLOAD SIGBRO Choose your PIN Code When you have installed SIGBRO on your Android phone and you open it for the first time, you’ll have to swipe through a few presentation screens, and then you’ll see this: Tap the globe to select a language (English is the default). Or tap the START button to move …

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Triffic Update: Beacons, translations, and a startup battle

Hey guys, a few Triffic updates for you all. Check out the video – which is an example of the new augmented reality capabilities of Triffic – pay close attention to the dynamic lighting! 😉 https://gpstokens.com is now available in Korean and Russian and at some point tomorrow, it will be available in Chinese too. …

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Ardor version Update 2.2.5

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A bugfix release, please download and update your node. Lior Yaffe (Riker) wrote in Slack: “We just released version 2.2.5 mainly to fix a bug with the standby shuffler. Several people from our team spent a lot of time this weekend to quickly solve this bug. Folks who want to run a standby shuffler should …

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Every moment is a fresh beginning

Good day, good people! For 6 months I haven’t posted on nxter.org. That’s a world record for me. So, yesterday I soft-launched the redesign of the Nxter.org website. Still some things to be done, but ain’t there always. It’s about time to get re-started. If you’re in ardornxt.slack you know I’ve been working on cleaning …

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Oh boy. Merry IGNIS Xmas!

Nxter Puzzlers! UPDATE 22/12: 500 IGNIS can now be collected from the IGNIS account.  We wish you a Merry Christmas. But the essence is this: We’ve been flying around with Santa over 15 countries, collecting words in 15 languages. All words must be written in lower case and as 1 word (for example: “Merry Christmas”  …

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A Week With Mrv777

We are happy to announce this week’s NxterPuzzle prize keyholder: mrv777! Insightful, helpful. And with a squirrel as his trademark. Here’s a community man on a mission. You’ll find him in ardornxt.slack, #developers, #marketing, #general, #helpdesk, pushing ideas, asking for ideas, helping others, proposing optimizations, or announcing another new update of his Ardor Lite app for Android, …

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