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Using traditional identities on a private Ethereum blockchain & wallet-less usage

I am trying to integrate a DApp (typical solidity, web3.js setup) running on a private Ethereum blockchain with a traditional enterprise user directory (let's say Azure AD). The idea would be : at ...
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prompt for metamask unlock

Is there a way to automatically open metamask unlock prompt ? Since I am able to detect metamask is available, instead of redirecting user to unlock.html I would prefer to try automatically prompt ...
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looking for ethereum account easy management process

Suppose I want users to answer surveys and that each response are hashed and sent to ethereum. My issue is the user experience of creating an account and login without metamask which is not user ...
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Use DNS TXT records for wallet address resolution?

Are there any Ethereum wallet projects using DNS TXT records to resolve wallet addresses? Setting a TXT record would allow users to have a human readable wallet "address", eg $ dig example.com TXT ...
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Ethereum address URL

Is there a standard or a convention for URLs of Ethereum address? That is I want clicking xxx://0x... to initiate transfer to this account.
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About security of web3.js when running inside a browser

Please explain how authentication for "protected" operations (such as withdrawal of money from a wallet) is handled in web3.js when it is run inside a customer's browser. Please also explain how it ...
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How to intercept Metamask error to display a more user friendly message?

I have a Dapp with smart a contract that has a revert function that can only happen in a specific case. When the revert is triggered, Metamask shows the error like this: Is there a way to "intercept"...
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Why can't MyEtherWallet automatically detect new tokens and their decimals, just like EtherScan?

I'm just wondering whether it's practically not possible? Because on EtherScan, all my tokens are automatically listed, and when I choose one, I see the contract address and the number of decimals. ...
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Is creating new account per unique user OK in Ethereum?

When using Bitcoin one can generate new address per user of service and save pair (address -> userId), so it is always obvious which specific user sent coins. Also, all these coins are stored in the ...
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How to access testRPC which is on a server

all! I build a dAPP for a competition and only used to test it on testRPC. Now when I had submitted the app, the organisers wanted a running version for them to test. I tried deploying it on a server ...
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Classification of the information flows and protocols within the Ethereum platform

I've been attempting to classify the information flows and protocols within the Ethereum system. To do this, I extended the OSI model to include 4 extra layers: consensus (the algorithm by which ...
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Does Eris Dapps end-users need an Ethereum enabled browser and and their own running node?

Recently I’ve been doing some research on blockchains and smart contracts. I came across the concept of public, access controled and private blockchains and smart contracts. Ethereum and Eris can be ...
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Is it possible to chain mulitiple individual transactions into a single “all or nothing” transaction?

Lets say I have a contract with a bunch of individual properties. For example, a person with a firstName and lastName field. A user of a dapp wants to change both fields, which would take two ...
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What is the way to make Ethereum available to users for free?

As the web is mostly free today (I mean the old web, the one < 3), most people won't agree in beeing asked for fuel to run sites, apps, even if the gain in terms of safety and trust are so much ...
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How will regular users be able to use dApps without having to install another browser like Mist?

Requiring users to install another browser like Mist, is too much of a barrier for any kind of mainstream adoption. What are potential solutions and how close are they in actual practicality?
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How will regular users be able to use dApps without buying ether?

Requiring users to get ether before they can use a dApp, is too much of a barrier for any kind of mainstream adoption. If dApps offer free ether in a naive way, they can be attacked by Sybils where a ...