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Go Ethereum (short: Geth) is a Golang implementation of the Ethereum protocol.
Questions regarding the development of smart contracts
Questions regarding the implementation and use of the Truffle development and testing environment.
The term "transaction" is used in Ethereum to refer to the signed data package that stores a message to be sent from an externally owned account.
The Ethereum blockchain is a distributed database based on the Ethereum whitepaper specification and stores both the full transaction list and the most recent state.
Questions about Remix, an online browser compiler for Solidity, formerly called Browser Solidity.
for high-level questions about the choices made during contract construction
A token is a transferable, divisible object on the blockchain, such as a subcurrency or a prediction market share.
The ERC20 Token Standard is a set of 8 functions to be included (in an agreed upon language) in a smart token contract in order to enable interoperability across multiple interfaces and dapps. These f…
Ether (ETH) is the main internal crypto-fuel of Ethereum and is used to pay transaction fees.
Question about the Metamask chrome's plugin.
The act of pushing a compiled smart contract in byte code to the Ethereum blockchain.
Gas is a 'sub-currency' which enables the EVM and Ethereum's decentralised computer to run -- with each operation, an amount of gas (proportional to the computational effort required to perform the op…
Wallets are applications on top of accounts, so called smart contracts, which manage your Ether. There are simple savings wallets or multisignature wallets.
Mining is the process by which it is ensured that the blockchain is the same across all nodes. A miner that solves a cryptological problem related to the previous transactions on the blockchain is rew…
Private blockchains are not available for the public and are maintained/secured by a cluster of trusted nodes. These kind of blockchains are useful when dealing with sensitive information.
Questions regarding the act of calling or interacting with (a.k.a. invoking) a contract on the Ethereum blockchain by a user or another contract on the blockchain. Includes both local invocation by ca…
Questions about applications and projects on Ethereum: a decentralized application (dapp) does not require any servers or backends and runs independent on a distributed blockchain.
Tag for the questions related to the deployment of the contracts using Ethereum wallet.
Etherscan is a search engine that allows Ethereum blockchain users to look up, confirm and validate transactions that have taken place on the blockchain.
Parity is an Ethereum client, written from the ground-up for correctness-verifiability, modularization, low-footprint, and high-performance. To this end, it utilizes the Rust language, a hybrid impera…
The mist browser is a tool to browse and use decentralized applications
Questions regarding the development of decentralized applications (a.k.a. DApps). This can include everything from frontend development questions to interaction with the blockchain and distributed fil…
Addresses are the particulars of names, domains or accounts on the blockchain.
Questions relating to application security, safety, trust, and attacks against the Ethereum software stack and blockchain system.
EVM is the Ethereum Virtual Machine, the protected, distributed "sandbox area" (virtual machine) where contract execution occurs, replicated on every node in the network. EVM is also the name of the b…
questions for finding and squashing bugs in smart contracts and decentralized development
json-formatted remote procedure calls to communicate with ethereum clients
Syntonization is the process where your node / client (geth, Ethereum Wallet, etc) receives the most up to date data from the Ethereum blockchain.
Web3.py helps you access your Ethereum node from Python. It is web3.js for Python.