Pair the miners (4/6)

This tutorial is part of a series of articles introduced here. In part 3, we configured the miners of our private blockchain. NB: It is important that what we mean by “private Ethereum blockchain” in this context has absolutely nothing to do with the “private blockchain” championed by Hyperledger, Eris/Monax, or the recently announced Enterprise Ethereum Alliance.... Continue Reading →

Set up the private chain – miners (3/6)

This tutorial is part of a series of articles introduced here. Part 2 described how to install Ethereum on your computer. Our development environment requires the setup of a private Ethereum chain. NB: It is important that what we mean by “private Ethereum blockchain” in this context has absolutely nothing to do with the “private blockchain” championed by... Continue Reading →

Install an Ethereum node on a computer (2/6)

This tutorial is part of a series of articles introduced here. In part 1, we have installed Ethereum on the RPi. In this tutorial, we will describe the steps to install Ethereum on your computer. Installing Geth on a computer is quite straightforward. The installation instructions are available for different target platforms, including Linux, Windows and Mac. You can... Continue Reading →

We Need to Know… What You Need to Know!

As we announced during our Devoxx talk, Said and I are working on creating an online training about the blockchain as a software development platform, and more specifically about creating distributed applications (DApps) on top of Ethereum. We decided to launch this initiative for several reasons. First of all, because we are absolutely fascinated by... Continue Reading →

What Qualifies as a Blockchain?

Over the last couple of weeks, Said and I gave our first public talk about the blockchain as a development platform to a crowd of software developers gathered in Devoxx Morocco and Belgium. Our primary goal was to take a step back from the technical aspects, from how you write smart contracts, how you secure... Continue Reading →

A Few Resources to Get Started

Over the past few weeks, we have been reading and watching a lot of material about the blockchain and some of its variants (including the Bitcoin blockchain of course). The goal is not only to understand how it works technically, which will be necessary in order to understand how we can use it, but also... Continue Reading →

Our Values

Said and I are starting a long and exciting journey with ChainSkills. And at the start of this kind of journey, it is often useful to take a step back to ask ourselves who we are, what we believe in, what our ambition is and what we want to achieve. This is what some call... Continue Reading →

Hello World!

We are Sebastien Arbogast and Said Eloudrhiri, we are software engineers and we welcome you to our new project. ChainSkills was born out of a growing interest in a new concept called the blockchain. To put it simply, the blockchain is a relatively new technology that makes it possible to collaborate on a data set in a completely... Continue Reading →

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