smidgen – an IOTA Multisignature Wallet

The security of our users is very important to us. For this reason, we are excited to be able to announce the release of smidgen, a Multisignature wallet for IOTA. Multisignature wallets add an extra layer of security. By using Multisignature wallets, we can create addresses which require multiple seeds for each transaction, each seed owned by one or multiple persons. smidgen is Open Source Software and licensed unter the MIT license. Right now, smidgen is in its final beta stage. smidgen is beta software and supports many other handy commands, ranging from address generation to balance checking. You can install smidgen with:
npm install -g smidgen
 
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Microservices with Grenache

Microservices are awesome! But they also bring their own problems with them. How to solve service discovery? How does distribution of tasks work between them? Distributed Hashtables are an efficient solution to these problems. In Grenache, we use Kademlia. Kademlia is also used in BitTorrent for Peer-to-Peer Networking. Today, we want to take a look at how we can use Grenache to create a microservice setup in less than 80 lines of code. Everyone knows that Node.js is bad with CPU intensive tasks, as they block our server. In our tutorial, we will create a Fibonacci number service that our other Node.js services can use.
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Bitfinex WebSockets Telegram Bot

Today we are going to create a simple chatbot that integrates with Bitfinex market data through the WebSockets API. There's been a lot of talk that chat bots are the user interface of the future. While I am not quite sold that "the app is dead", I can see...

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