CityCube Berlin - Messedamm 26 Berlin, 14055
Fri, Jun 7, 2019, 3:20 PM (EEST)

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The Presentation

The Algorand Blockchain - Decentralized and for Developers 

Algorand is a new blockchain built on a permissionless, pure proof of stake, decentralized agreement protocol, where anyone can participate and requires minimal computational power. This protocol finalizes transactions very quickly and offers true decentralization.

For developers the Algorand blockchain provides JavaScript, Java, and Go SDKs. Additionally REST endpoints are provided for interacting with the nodes and handling wallet functions. These REST endpoints are based on the OpenAPI Specification and can be used to build clients in any language.

In this talk I will cover the basics of how the Algorand protocol works, cover the architecture overview, managing the node with the command line tools, and show developers how to integrate using the SDKs to build Layer 2 applications.


JIng Chen

JIng Chen

Head of Theory Research and Chief Scientist - Algorand INC

Jing is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at Stony Brook University. She is also an Affiliated Assistant Professor in the Economics Department and an Affiliated Member of the Stony Brook Center for Game Theory. Her main research interests are distributed ledgers, game theory, and algorithms.

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Friday, Jun 7
3:20 PM - 4:00 PM (EEST)


CityCube Berlin
Messedamm 26 Berlin14055