Cardano

ELI5 Cardano Staking & Basic FAQ by @Cryptobill
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...
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...
ELI5 VRF – What are Verifiable Random Functions? by @Cryptobill
Verifiable Random Functions (VRF) are random number generators whose output can be cryptographically verified. Normally, the output of random number generators isn't cryptograp...
ELI5 – What are Ouroboros VRF keys? by @Cryptobill
The Cardano blockchain is unique in many different aspects. It's a 3rd generation cryptocurrency which comes with on-chain governance, Proof of Stake validation, non-custodial...
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...
ELI5 Cardano ADA Staking Pool Pledge by @Cryptobill
There's been a lot of talk about pledging in Cardano lately. What does pledging mean? What is pledge, exactly? Do stakers need to be concerned? What will the minimum pledge am...
Cardano Network Tools – CNT by @Cryptobill
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-...
What is “formal verification” of cryptocurrency software? by @Cryptobill
You may have heard that Cardano ADA is aiming for formal verification of its core software. What does it mean for software programs to be formally verified? Why is it important ...