Cardano

ELI5 Cardano Staking & Basic FAQ by @Gal
In this article we look at the very basics of Cardano staking. If you've got any experience whatsoever with other Proof of Stake coins, then you probably don't need to read th...
ELI5 VRF – What are Verifiable Random Functions? by @Gal
Verifiable Random Functions (VRF) are random number generators whose output can be cryptographically verified. Normally, the output of random number generators isn't cryptograp...
Building Daedalus Cardano wallet without nix by JF
This is a 2 part tutorial showing how you can create your own sovereign cryptocurrency using existing Cardano software. Part I explains how to set up a genesis block and get yo...
Create your own cryptocurrency using Cardano technology by JF
This is a 2 part tutorial showing how you can create your own sovereign cryptocurrency using existing Cardano software. Part I (this post) explains how to set up a genesis blo...
Cardano Network Tools – CNT by @Gal
Welcome to the crypto.bi Cardano* Network Tools - CNT home page. crypto.bi CNT is a Python implementation of the Cardano P2P protocol. Think of it as a programmable Cardano...
Building the Haskell cardano-node on Linux by JF
tl;dr; Jump straight to the build instructions The Details Looking forward to the Haskell mainnet, the next step in the Cardano project, I've begun exploring the cardano-...
A Jormungandr jcli Cryptonomicon – Staking Pool Commands and Stuff by @Gal
In this article, we'll take a look at jormungandr and ended up compiling notes, some commonly used commands and other stuff learned while researching how to run a Cardano staking...
Cardano ADA in a Nutshell by @Gal
Cardano ADA is a 3rd generation cryptocurrency being developed by IOHK. The Cardano project began in Tokyo, Japan, with help from a former member of the Ethereum development te...
ELI5 What is an adversarial Cardano staking pool? by @Gal
If you've been following recent Cardano staking discussions then you've probably seen or heard the term adversarial staking pool. What does it mean, exactly, to be an adversari...
Estimating Cardano ADA Staking Rewards by Gal Crypto
July 2020 Update Cardano has finally released the Shelley mainnet. From this point forward, staking rewards will no longer be estimated. Once epoch 210 is concluded, we'll have...