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Bitcoin Oracles on Stacks
Introduction In September, it was announced that Chainlink will come to the Stacks ecosystem. Chainlink is described as decentralized oracle network that provides reliable, tamper-proof inputs and outputs for smart contracts on any blockchain. From the view point of a smart contract developer this i...
Worth Owning - Three Decentralized Crypto Projects
The big tech companies try to own and control as many data as possible. They have the resources to provide convenience to end users in exchange for their data and loss of control. The crypto space brings some hopes and projects that enable end users to take back control and take on ownership of thei...
Hans in Luck Living in Stacksland
Edit 16.12.2020: Updated for Stacks 2.0 Feature Completness (removed "User Support for Miners") Hans in Luck is a famous German story that was recorded by the Brothers Grimm back in the 18th century (video, text). The story is about an apprentice who receives a piece of gold after working hard for h...
The Fairy With a Sweet Tooth
Once upon a time, there was a fairy who came to a kingdom. The king liked to cook and bake but he was mean and didn't want to give any of his deserts to his people. He gave them mush to eat. The men and women ate it and didn't know about all the delicious desserts the king had. The fairy saw this an...
App Curation
Six months after the app mining program has stopped, it is time to review which applications survived the period of no mining money. There are a few apps where the domain or the certificate expired, others stopped operation or switched from Blockstack auth to a different identity provider. Data abou...
Index Based Data Exchange Protocol
This document describes how users can exchange data object in a decentralized, secure way using an indexer Alice encrypts data object with a key for Alice and Bob Alice publishes location of data object on the indexer Bob fetches locations from indexer Bob retrieves data object and d...
Decentralized App Reviews - For Developers
OI App Center OI App Center is a user interface for app reviews. It is build in a way that any website, app or location can be reviewed, however, for now the focus is on Blockstack app. How to add a Rate App link? Developers can now add a link for app review to the decentralized review platform buil...
Blockstack apps with Gatsby
"Gatsby is a free and open source framework based on React that helps developers build blazing fast websites and apps" (from gatsbyjs.org). As a Blockstack app developer, Gatsby got my attention because the framework focuses on static site generation and integrating data source easily. There are ple...
Comparing Blockstack blogging apps
I am looking for a convenient way to publish observations about Blockstack and the ecosystem. Therefore, I am starting here with my personal review for blogging apps that make use of Blockstack. Sigle Sigle is a blogging app that comes with a nice, artistic design. Using the app is a pleasure for th...
How to replace Google Calendar
After using Google Calendar for years, it is time to change. I don't want to host and maintain my own calDav server, but still have control over my data. Blockstack is a good solution and OI Calendar the new interface to my calendar in the cloud. There was a bigger campaign back in 2015 to De-Google...
Getting Rid of Passwords
Having contributed to the Android app of Matrix.org back in 2015 (adding basic support for Android Auto) it feels great to get involved again. Today, we launched OI Chat, a Matrix service dedicated to Blockstack users. As explained in the post Giving Internet Permission, Blockstack is a platform for...