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events where the blockchain consensus is not guaranteed and clients may have different states
Questions concerned with the expected or actual time between the discovery of two blocks.
a new testnet for Ethereum using Parity's Proof of Authority consensus engine, which is immune to spam attacks as Ether supply is controlled by trusted parties and provides a consistent 4 sec…
an IDE that allows developers to build and deploy contracts and decentralized applications (DApps) on top of the Ethereum blockchain.
an event, which occurs during the execution of a program, that disrupts the normal flow of the program's instructions.
Questions about EcRecover, a function of the programming language Solidity to verify a signature on the blockchain
DAG stands for Directed Acyclic Graph and is a large data set that grows every 30,000 blocks. DAG files are used by miners for their Proof of Work (PoW) computation work.
the sale of tokens prior to the official launch of an Initial Coin Offering (ICO)
Questions related to IPC, Inter-process Communications generally for local communication with an Ethereum client.
Geth finds peers through something called the discovery protocol. In the discovery protocol, nodes are gossiping with each other to find out about other nodes on the network. In order to get going ini…
The hash rate measures the number of times a hash function can be computed per second, and it is indicative of how powerful a miner's machine is.
a general reusable solution to a commonly occurring problem in software design. Use this tag for questions when you're having problems with the implementation of design-patterns. P…
Sharding involves adding new shard chains to the main Ethereum blockchain, so that a computer doesn't have to download and compute every transaction in the history of the blockchain in order to make…
Questions about Ethereum's architecture. Check tags such as dapp-development, contract-design, and design-patterns if they may fit better.
Ethereum’s Proof-of-Work system which is a combination of modified versions of Dagger and Hashimoto algorithms. This new system was developed to overcome the problems prevalent in other cryp…