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Beer, Betting and the Nxt Blockchain

Suppose you have a circle of friends who you meet with in a sports bar to drink beer, watch sports and make bets. You can make bets on the Nxt Blockchain and have a basic Python app automate it for you. In my first article I introduced basics of a blockchain. As we learned, the most …

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Lottery on the Nxt Blockchain in Golang

In my first article I introduced blockchain theory, what it can do for your software project and the basics of interacting with the Nxt blockchain in PHP. Today I am going to present a small Lottery program written in Go. Pre-requisites: Golang (tested with Go 1.6.2) NRS 1.10.1 (https://bitbucket.org/JeanLucPicard/nxt/downloads/) The program is fully functional and runs a …

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Programming the Nxt Blockchain for fun and profit

Blockchains can be useful in various applications, facing global audience and supporting company internal infrastructure. A blockchain is a distributed database, a copy of the blockchain is stored on each node in a peer-to-peer network. This extreme redundancy can be duely considered inefficient, but please stay with me for a couple of minutes of blockchain theory. …

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