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Is Raiden viable for one way micro payments?

As an example if we wanted to increase participation on the Ethereum stackexchange, we could set up a contract to make micro payments out to stack members based on reputation/badges. This would only ...
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Processing gas cost on a sidechain

I am developing a sidechain that will store data and I want to evaluate the processing of this data in the ethereum network to get the cost in gas. I'm going to develop a smart contract that will ...
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Sending Ether between two separate ethereum blockchain [duplicate]

is there any possible way to send ether (preferably other cryptos too) between two separate ethereum (also any other blockchains) blockchains ? also is HTLC support is needed for this to be achieved?.....
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Ethereum Sidechains can run it own smart contracts

When I use a sidechain to store certain information, are smart contracts made in Ethereum's main blockchain or can I have smart contracts inside my sidechain not using Ethereum main chain?
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Ethereum sidechain application

I am developing a simulation that will be made millions of transactions, studying Ethereum, I realized that it would not be worth storing these transactions in the ethereum platform due to the cost of ...
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Proper way to design a descentralized game

Let's say I'm designing a multiplayer game, where players can fight each other in different battles. As a result of each battle, players get a punctuation. Suppose I'm using a sidechain. Which should ...
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Question about incorruptibility as a sidechain directly to plasma chain

Hi there I was wondering 2 things. In order for a plasma chain to work on an asset do you need a corrosponding ERC20/ERC721 token on the ethereum mainchain first? I am thinking of using BTCRelay type ...
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Communicating between a Sidechain and a Mainchain

Side chains (see linked question ) can be seen as a blockchain attached to a "parent" blockchain using a "two way" peg. Smart contract addresses are generated deterministically(HD wallet style), but ...
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Ethereum 2nd Layer Solutions, Side-Chains, Child-Chains, Root-Chains: [duplicate]

There are many projects implementing a so-called side-chain or a new chain which works as 2nd layer solution. What does this mean technically? How can one connect a 2nd layer chain with a root-chain e....
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Raiden network and publicity

As I understand, privacy on of the key features or Raiden. Let's say that I want fast transactions but at the same time I want to have the transparent transactions history for an independent observer,...
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Can Raiden Network transfers occur offline?

Since Raiden is off-chain, could I theoretically set up some channels among a group of local parties and conduct transactions offline via NFC, bluetooth, wifidirect, etc.? Since it's off chain and ...
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Two Questions Regarding the Plasma Side-Chain and Contract stuff

I have read around some stuff on the idea of side-chains and the Ethereum Plasma project, so from what I understand, the side-chain idea basically works as follows: someone can deposit ether to a ...
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Creating an ethereum sidechain using quorum

I'm trying to solve two issues with the public chain for a specific application (namely, cost/scalability, and privacy - even to the extent that #of transactions should not be in the public domain). ...
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Pegging a private chain to Ethereum public blockchain

Are there any good tutorials or resources for sidechain development or are these just specialized private chain pegged to the Ethereum network?
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Why are Plasma child chains forced to be of UTXO type, and why not a regular ethereum chain running PoA or similar?

Been doing research in Plasma, and Ethereum side chains and something I've come across (but can't seem to find an explanation of) is why are all Plasma child chains of UTXO type? I'm wondering why ...
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How to create Sidechain?

I have two questions regarding sidechain. Q1. Do we need specific technology stack to create sidechain ? Q2. Can any public blokchain can be use for sidechain ? also how can i use sidechain with ...
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Sidechain with Ethereum

can any one please suggest me how to implement side block chain for Ethereum. I heard about doge coin but have not found anything related to it. Thanks Amit Modi
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Do sidechains require a new set of network nodes?

Sorry if my question is way off, I'm new to this whole thing. Suppose I am making an ICO, with some new sort of coin, FooCoin. I presume I will make a sidechain for this. (?) Will the new coin need ...
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What's the difference between a side chain and a state channel? [duplicate]

I hear them almost used interchangeably, and I was wondering what the technical difference is so that I can use the terms correctly. From my understanding, a sidechain is a subset of a state ...
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BTCRelay - What incentives do relayers have to submit accurate data?

It's possible I misunderstood how BTCRelay works, but relayers submit block headers to verify from Ethereum that transactions took place in Bitcoin. What prevents relayers from committing fraud by ...
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what is the motivation behind sidechain?

I learnt from another SE post that sidechaining is any mechanism that allows tokens from one blockchain to be securely used within a completely separate blockchain but still moved back to the original ...
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Blockchain Recent Scaling Proposals : (Sharding, blocksize , SegWit, GHOST, Lightning, multichains, sidechains, DAGs)

What are some of the most recent scaling proposals for Blockchain? Ie. various blockchain scalability topics including the blocksize debate, SegWit, GHOST, Lightning, multichains, sidechains, ...
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Is trustless BTC-LTC-ETH peg possible with Segwit?

I thought there were some discussions in 2016 that a trustless peg was possible between ETH and BTC. (Probably related to rootstock). With segwit in place, can this be done now?
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Difference between a Protocol Token and a Dapp Token?

I've seen tokens referred to as "protocol tokens" and "dapp tokens", as far as I can tell they are on in the same. Maybe a protocol token is simply a dapp token with a published ABI? There's even ...
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Can an Ethereum contract autonomously and securely manage a bitcoin wallet

I'm wondering if it's possible to have an Ethereum token that is backed by pooled bitcoin (and therefore has 1:1 value parity with Bitcoin) in a trustless way. With tokens issued and destroyed as ...
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How to create an Ethereum side-chain aka pegged chain? [closed]

With the ETH at an all time high and the gas price still at 20G Wei Ethereum transactions are becoming uneconomical. We want to create an accounting system based on smart contracts which would simply ...
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Are there any projects/applications using raiden network (or state channels in general) on ethereum?

http://raiden.network/ - This is a promising project leveraging off-chain state networks. Are there any early adopters for this technology ? I couldn't find any examples or sample applications on ...
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How does Polkadot work? [closed]

How does Polkadot enable the integration of different blockchains? What are the core components of that process?. I would like to understand the difference between two way pegging and the Polkadot ...
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Connection between two blockchains

I am looking for an approach to creating a connection between two blockchain-networks. I found out that I can use oracles to get data from extern systems (= second blockchain-network). But how can I ...
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What tools are available or being developed for cross-chain operations? [closed]

Are there any headways being made for BTC, ETH, other blockchains cross-talk?
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Blockchain size projections [duplicate]

What are the growth projections for the size of the Ethereum blockchain? Is it too early to start talking about the need for side chains? Will economics naturally pressure DAPPS to either choose the ...
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How does the BTC Relay validate Bitcoin blocks?

How can the BTC Relay contract verify that relayers are providing valid blocks from the Bitcoin blockchain?
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How will sharding differ from federated sidechains?

I suppose sharding will be implemented in the future, and there will be many mini-islands that hold only parts of the blockchain. Does it mean that local nodes will mostly support local TX? If I live ...
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How can you implement two way pegged Ethereum <-> Ethereum sidechain?

If you want to create an Ethereum sidechain which is two-way pegged to main (public or private) Ethereum, how can you implement sidechain? For example, How can you lock ether? How can you verify ...
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What's involved in making a private chain become a sidechain of Ethereum?

"A private Ethereum-based network that had a linkage allowing ether to be securely moved from the public Ethereum main chain onto it and back would be considered to be a sidechain of the public ...
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What is a sidechain?

The Ethereum subreddit has this post related to an Ethereum-Dogecoin sidechain. What is a sidechain? Could one sidechain be a private Ethereum network?