Month: September 2017

History of Ethereum

Ethereum was announced by Vitalik in January 2014, so perhaps its too short to be considered history.  A good story of Ethereum’s early days is here. Ethereum Network Development Plan At its outset, Ethereum was a designed as a development program.  Four releases were initially foreseen; Frontier, Homestead, Metropolis and Serenity.  Metropolis has now been …

Ethereum Names Service

The Ethereum Name Service (ENS) is a utility that allows names to be associated with Ethereum Addresses. An Ethereum address is a 40 character hex number (0x1d8a08c8c3ce0a852cb4da902754991759f7f625). It is far too long to type or dictate practically without errors. ENS allows you to shorten this to a simple name (such as rexhygate.eth). I would recommend …