Team HITCON, with Second State's developer as a core, scored the second in DEF CON

Taiwanese hacker team HITCON scored the second in world’s most prestigious hacking competition DEF CON Capture the Flag in Las Vegas. A core team member is a software developer at Second State Inc. In the just-concluded DEF CON 27 CTF hacking contest, after three days and two nights of “competition”, HITCON & BFKinesiS team from Taiwan defeated Team Tea deliverses and A*0*E from Tencent and won the runner-up. The core member of the HITCON team is also a software engineers at Second State.

Smart Contract Meetup 7: Libra Deep Dive

With Libra being scrutinized, if not attacked, at Congressional hearing, where is the anticipated ambitious global stable coin is heading towards? What is the difference between the programming on Libra and Ethereum? Can ERC 20 token interact with Libra? How to get started with DApp programming in a few minutes? These are discussed in detail at the tech workshop “Libra Smart Contract Deep Dive” held in Beijing, China, on August 3rd.

After Raising $3 Million, Blockchain Technology Startup, Second State, Aims to Bring Smart Contracts to Businesses

AUSTIN, TEXAS (July 23, 2019) — Second State, a developer of an open source blockchain smart contract platform for enterprises, has raised $3 million in Series A funding from a number of top venture capitalists and angel investors, including Susquehanna International Group (SIG), Ethereum Classic Labs, and JBoss creator Dr. Marc Fluery. The Second State BUIDL tool, a browser-based IDE, allows developers to quickly write, build and deploy all elements of a decentralized application (“DApp”), including smart contracts, formal rules, web3 scripts, ElasticSearch scripts, HTML, CSS, and Javascript.

Libra First Impressions Part 3: How to Issue ERC20 token on Libra with Move Language

This article is the third and final part of the “Libra First impressions” series. In the previous two articles, we explored the technical implications of the Libra project and the internal processing and execution of Libra Client and Validator. Libra First Impressions Part 2: Deep dive with a Libra transaction Libra First Impressions Part 1: Smart Contracts are not created equal Write your token module In this article, we will show you how to use Move IR to write a simple token module.

FairPlay: a new type of DApp

Credits: FairPlay is developed by Second State, an open source enterprise smart contract platform, and deployed on the CyberMiles public blockchain. What is FairPlay FairPlay uses smart contracts to conduct automated prize draws that are fair and transparent. It allows anyone to create and participate in product giveaways and e-commerce marketing campaigns. Since its launch, FairPlay has routinely reached a DAU (Daily Active Users) of 1000 (according to Google Analytics), with each giveaway receiving hundreds of on-chain transactions, making it one of the most popular DApps of all public blockchains.

Blockchain search engine — real-time data for decentralized applications (DApps)

This article articulates the importance of putting decentralized, blockchain, applications (DApps) into the hands of mobile technology users. More specifically, the importance of providing real-time blockchain data to decentralized applications (DApps) which run on mobile devices. This is the first of many articles. This particular article provides an overview of the smart contract search engine architecture and then provides specific code examples for querying the search engine and API. Future articles will explain the inner workings of the product.

Libra First Impressions Part 2: Deep dive with a Libra transaction

This is the second article in a 3-article series on the technology behind Libra. The first article is an overview of Libra and its smart contract programming language Move. In this piece, we will deep dive into the technology stack and use the source code to show what happens behind the scene when users interact with Libra. Taking “getting Libra coins” as an example, let’s examine how Libra Client and Validator Faucet process and run a transaction.