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Breaking Change: Hosted EOS Mainnet History

We are announcing today some important changes to our hosted EOS Mainnet dfuse Search, following our previous announcement regarding the dfuse Community Edition. Effective September 1st 2020, dfuse Search will be replaced by a strictly free and temporary service available until the dfuse Community Edition hosted by ... Read More >

2020-08-21|Tags: , , |

dfuse Selects Block.one’s EOSIO Testnet as Its Preferred Testnet, Leveraging the Platform’s Full Capabilities

Developers who write smart contracts, or seek to integrate EOSIO blockchain data into their application, require a testing ground in which to deploy, iterate and debug. Recently, dfuse began supporting developers who were seeking to utilize Block.one’s official EOSIO Testnet, and now we are excited to endorse ... Read More >

2020-07-30|Tags: , , , , |

pitreos — dfuse for EOSIO Architecture Series

Ever since the release of our open source single binary “dfuse for EOSIO”, we have received many requests to explain the foundational architecture that it encompasses. In this video, Alex explains the genesis, the features, and the power of pitreos, our open-source backup and recovery tool for ... Read More >

2020-07-28|Tags: , , , , , |

bstream Part 2 — dfuse for EOSIO Architecture Series

Ever since the release of our open source single binary “dfuse for EOSIO”, we have received many requests to explain the foundational architecture that it encompasses. In this video, Alex continues his review of bstream – the block stream which is the low-level component of dfuse where ... Read More >

2020-07-20|Tags: , , , , , |

How a Private Testnet Will Improve Your Blockchain Development Process

Getting your application to a production-ready stage is no easy feat. It takes many rounds of iteration, improvements, and bug fixes. For this, a private testnet is a blockchain developer’s best friend. We wanted to touch upon some of the reasons that a dfuse-enabled testnet is the ... Read More >

2020-07-14|Tags: , , , , |

dfuse for EOSIO release v0.1.0-beta4

As more developers begin to incorporate dfuse for EOSIO into their development stack, we’ve received great feedback on improvements and additional features. Here’s a brief overview of some of things that can be found in the latest release, with a full technical detailing found here in the ... Read More >

2020-07-13|Tags: , , , |

How Is Vote Strength Calculated on an EOSIO Blockchain?

EOSIO blockchains utilize Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS) to determine who the network’s validators will be at any given moment. To understand how the votes cast by the user base are calculated over time, we are going to look at the algorithms that underpin how vote strength ... Read More >

2020-07-08|Tags: , , , |

Tips and Tricks – Ethereum API: Searching and Filtering Internal Transactions

Often, calling a smart contract will cause it to call one or more methods within other smart contracts, creating internal transactions. While Ethereum is inherently structured this way, its native API doesn’t expose this information in an easy-to-consume way. However, dfuse indexes these internal transactions, making them ... Read More >

2020-07-02|Tags: , , , , |

Everything You Need to Know About Microforks on an EOSIO Blockchain

Different factors can lead to a microfork, and it’s important to ensure that your application can handle these chain reorganizations as they happen. Alex explains what a microfork is, as well as when and why one would occur. Developers who utilize dfuse can have updates about microforks ... Read More >

2020-06-30|Tags: , , , , , , |

bstream Part 1 — dfuse for EOSIO Architecture Series

Ever since the release of our open source single binary “dfuse for EOSIO”, we have received many requests to explain the foundational architecture that it encompasses. In this video, Alex reviews bstream – the block stream which is the low-level component of dfuse where all information passes ... Read More >

2020-06-29|Tags: , , , , , |

Tips and Tricks – Ethereum API: Lifecycle Tutorial in Real Time

Between a transaction being pushed to the Ethereum blockchain, and then being considered “trustworthy”, there are many different transitions that it can pass through. Dennis Liu demonstrates how subscribing to dfuse’s Ethereum Lifecycle-enabled endpoints can greatly empower the user experience that your application can deliver. ... Read More >

2020-06-26|Tags: , , , |

Replacing EOSIO’s v1/history With dfuse

Block.one has developed a highly performant blockchain platform, capable of handling a high number of write operations per second for a distributed system. With all of this data, there was a need for an equally performant method to read this data. This is where we focused our ... Read More >

2020-06-25|Tags: , , , , , , |

manageos and mindreader — dfuse for EOSIO Architecture Series

Ever since the release of our open source single binary “dfuse for EOSIO”, we have received many requests to explain the foundational architecture that it encompasses. In this video, Alex reviews manageos – the dfuse node manager – which wraps nodeos and adds functionality through many additional ... Read More >

2020-06-22|Tags: , , , , , |

REX – A Technical Understanding from the Source Code

To make the resources on an EOSIO network more easily available to developers who need them, Block.one wrote the Resource Exchange (REX) smart contract. While there are many great tutorials demonstrating how to use REX, a developer still needs to understand the underlying code. Here’s our technical ... Read More >

2020-06-19|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ultra Proudly Selects dfuse

Partnership Announcement As Ultra gets closer to its public launch, they need to ensure that their platform is performant and ready for scale. Sometimes it makes the most sense to partner with best-of-breed solutions that are already in the market, so that Ultra can focus on their ... Read More >

2020-06-17|Tags: , , , , |

deepmind & the dfuse Data Model — dfuse for EOSIO Architecture Series

Ever since the release of our open source single binary “dfuse for EOSIO”, we have received many requests to explain the foundational architecture that it encompasses. In this video, Alex explores the deepmind instrumentation used to exfiltrate data from nodeos, as well as the dfuse data model ... Read More >

2020-06-15|Tags: , , , , , |

dfuse to Launch Official dfuse Community Edition with EOS Nation

dfuse Partners With EOS Nation to Launch a Free dfuse Community Edition and Announces New Dedicated Hosted Options dfuse is excited to announce a technical partnership with EOS Nation, the leading EOSIO Block Producer. Following the recent announcement of the open-sourcing of the dfuse blockchain data stack, ... Read More >

2020-06-11|Tags: , , , , , , , |

General Overview — dfuse for EOSIO Architecture Series

Ever since the release of our open source single binary “dfuse for EOSIO”, we have received many requests to explain the foundational architecture that it encompasses. Alex walks you through the 17 micro-services that make up “dfuse for EOSIO” and what they each do. There will be ... Read More >

2020-06-08|Tags: , , , , , |

Tips and Tricks – Ethereum API: In-Depth Data Reading

Alexandre Bourget, CTO @ dfuse, explains how the dfuse APIs provide more in-depth access to data than the APIs provided directly by the Ethereum nodes. … Read More >

2020-06-04|Tags: , , |

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