Daml Developer Monthly - September 2021

Heads up, we're trying something new, if you want the latest Daml Connect release notes scroll to the bottom. Also if you prefer to listen to this post Richard has a small podcast of it here. We are Running a Hackathon!! First and foremost, we have partnered with SE2 to kick off a hackathon that will run for the next 6 weeks to help you build your very first smart contract app! No "gas"...
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All you didn't know but you wanted to know about smart contract exception handling

What would be your reaction to a programming language developer that told you: "I've created this new language which deliberately doesn't have any exception handling because I want to encourage developers to write perfect, error-free code by catastrophically failing on any exception"? There may be some that think "If the Apollo engineers could do it, so can I." But if you are anything...
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Daml Developer Monthly - August 2021

What's New The Release Candidate for Daml Connect is out! Daml Connect 1.16 is a relatively lightweight release with most improvements under the hood. In this release, the Daml Profiler is now stable in the Enterprise Edition of Daml Connect, and the the JSON API has further improved logging and metrics. More here! Prefer to listen to this post in podcast form? Check out Richard's...
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Daml Developer Monthly - July 2021

Heads up, we're trying something new, if you want the latest Daml Connect release notes scroll to the bottom. Also if you prefer to listen to this post Richard has a small podcast of it here. What's New First and foremost, Frankie won our latest community recognition ceremony for many reasons that can simply be summed up as being a very valued member of our forum. He'll be receiving a...
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Daml Developer Monthly - June 2021

What’s New We’re nominating for the next community recognition ceremony. It’s your chance to recognize those in the community who go above and beyond in making Daml what it is today. Submit your nominations here! Jobs Accenture is hiring for a Technical Architect for Blockchain & Multiparty Systems, we don’t know the specifics but they’re looking for Daml experience and one of the bonus...
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Daml Developer Monthly – May 2021

What’s New Prefer to listen to this post? Check out Richard’s podcast. We raised $120m in Series D funding to further our goal of turning disparate silos into synchronized systems and Xpansiv has chosen Daml to scale their new ESG (Environment, Social, and corporate Governance) platform for global commodity markets! We want feedback on our new Daml Script Exports feature, check out the...
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Daml Developer Monthly - April 2021

What's New The anniversary of Daml's open sourcing ("Daml Day") was just a few days ago so happy Daml Day to our programmers, users, engineers, and all the wonderful folk that make Daml great! Every quarter we make sure to recognize those users who went above and beyond in making Daml great; and we've just wrapped up our 4th community recognition ceremony, check out the winners and...
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Implementation of a Daml Solution for Optimizing Clinical Trials

Conducting clinical trials is a time consuming and costly process that brings along unique and intrinsic challenges. In a recent blog post, Lakshmi Shastry, Principal Solutions Architect at Brillio, talked about the challenges around the clinical trial process and highlighted the different ways multi-party workflow technology, including key components of Brillio's solution with Daml,...
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Accepting Smart Contract Rollouts

Smart contracts offer a unique way to solve business problems but also present a unique challenge when it comes to managing the rollout of new and updated smart contract based applications. The ‘Accept-Then-Publish’ approach described below is a way to manage this complexity. The motivation for this approach is to allow smart contract application publishers and those managing...
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Daml Developer Monthly - March 2021

What's New Our forum turned 1 year old last week! Thanks to the efforts of all our members we had 731 problems solved, 1,100 topics, 5,000 posts, and 258,000 views! It's incredible to think that a community forum we only fully launched last May has garnered a community of over 400 people. Want to skip reading and instead listen to this and earlier editions? Check out Richard's podcast...
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