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Get proof that a transaction was included within a block

I see that the web3 api has the getProof method: https://web3js.readthedocs.io/en/1.0/web3-eth.html#getproof My question is - is there a similar way to get (and verify) a proof that a transaction x ...
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Merkeling in Ethereum

I am currently facing the challenge to prove that a transaction is mined into a block. Dose anyone know libraries/tools that do this kind of thing? e.g.: create a proof that can be validated offline ...
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Proof of work vs Proof of Stake [duplicate]

I'm newbie to Ethereum and trying to make things clear. I've read few articles about PoW(proof of work) vs PoS(proof of stake) and what I understood is, Proof of Work is nothing but the mining, in ...
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Find source of funds

Is there an automated way to discover the source of funds that were sent to a specific address? Theory: The EOS team releases 2m EOS tokens every 23 hours. See https://eos.io/instructions for more ...
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How will one stake Ether?

Once Ethereum makes the switch to proof of stake how will one choose to stake Ether? Will they have to use a special program or will Ether not in use be considered staked and be used to gain more ...
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Can it be shown that `num > 0 && num < denom` is always the same as 0% < num / denom < 100%?

In Solidity, I want to check that the numerator and denominator passed to my function evaluate to 0% < num / denom < 100%. I tried the most direct approach: num / denom > 0 && num / ...
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Proof of Stake - Let's get down to brass tacks and understand it

I have read six different articles now trying to understand this fully and completely and have been unable to get to that point. I get that you are giving the validator/forger chosen with the ...
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Proof of inclusion inside a Block Header - State Root

I'd like to verify the inclusion of a certain data within the state of a smart contract supposing that I've already have the right block header. What is the depth of the State Root? When I've ...