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Oct 20, 2020

Secure DAML Infrastructure – Part 1 PKI and certificates

By Edward Newman
. Oct 20, 2020

DAML is a smart contract language designed to abstract away much of the boilerplate and lower level issues allowing developers to focus on how to model and secure business workflows. DAML Ledger and a DAML Model defines how DAML workflows provide ways to control access to business data, the privacy guarantees and what actions parties

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Distributed Twitter

Oct 13, 2020

Answering the call: Distributed Twitter made easy!

By Brian Weir
. Oct 13, 2020

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter sent a series of tweets at the end of 2019 saying that Twitter is researching in moving towards a decentralising version of Twitter : As part of these tweets, Jack lays out his reasons for moving towards the decentralisation of Twitter and Social Media. The first reason Jack mentions

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Oct 8, 2020

Community Update – October 2020

By Anthony Lusardi
. Oct 8, 2020

WOW. This sure has been a busy month in the world of DAML. We’ve got a ton of new docs, some bug fixes, and an assortment of blogs and posts. Check it all out below. What’s New in the Ecosystem Update: 1.6.0 has been released and you can read the full release notes here. We’ll

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Oct 6, 2020

Public Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers

By Anthony Lusardi
. Oct 6, 2020

I try hard to differentiate between what people mean when they talk about “blockchain”s. In my view calling a public blockchain and a distributed ledger by the same blanket term is about as informative as calling SQL, MongoDB, and an Excel spreadsheet a “database”. It’s technically correct but very uninformative. So I’d like to try

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Oct 2, 2020

When Failsafes Fail and What to do About it

By Anthony Lusardi
. Oct 2, 2020

In common legacy systems supporting mission-critical networks that simply cannot go down, there’s often some form of failover system. In a recent real world case the Tokyo Stock Exchange experienced this type of outage, their primary system went down and that triggered a failover to a secondary system which also failed. In another the US’s

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Sep 22, 2020

Running DAML App on Multi-Participant Ledgers

By Phoebe Nichols
. Sep 22, 2020

What is a “multi-participant” ledger? DAML ledgers can have various topologies. For this blog post, we are interested in ledgers with a multi-participant topology. A participant is a node that serves the Ledger API to a set of system parties, and hence a multi-participant topology is a topology with multiple participant nodes. The different participants

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DAML proxy voting

Sep 15, 2020

Streamline proxy voting and regulatory reporting using DLT

By Luis Marado
. Sep 15, 2020

Since the very beginning of IntellectEU’s partnership with Digital Asset, corporate actions have been a consistent theme (DAML Driven Development: IntellectEU) for using DAML as a tool to express and tackle multiparty workflows. DAML’s capabilities, well-recognized through its value proposition, have helped IntellectEU revamp business approaches, while also reshaping their technical implementations. These efforts have

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Sep 10, 2020

DAML Script – Scenarios 2.0

By Andreas Herrmann
. Sep 10, 2020

Developers benefit greatly from a fast feedback loop. The less time you have to wait between writing code and seeing whether it does what you expect the better. DAML Studio provides immediate feedback for compiler errors and warnings in your code. Scenarios allow you to test your templates against an emulated ledger and can be

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Sep 9, 2020

Community Update – September 2020

By Anthony Lusardi
. Sep 9, 2020

As mentioned last month we’re turning our former announcement post into a community update. Below you’ll find everything our community has been up to over the past month. Update: 1.5.0 has been released and you can read the full release notes here. What’s New in the Ecosystem Firstly we will be holding two community open

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DAML entitlements

Sep 8, 2020

DAML Entitlements – Are they really needed or one more access approval request to raise?

By Amy Ahmed
. Sep 8, 2020

If you are reading this article somewhere you came across words such as Entitlements, Access management, or authorized access. Did you ever wonder, why you can access some information but you get Access Denied for others ? Answer to this question lies within your   entitlement, it’s simply your ability to access privileged information. You

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