James Bachini

Blockchain

  • Crypto Market Thesis 2023

    Crypto Market Thesis 2023

    Once viewed as a fringe market for tech-savvy libertarians, the crypto market has grown exponentially in recent years and is now being recognized as a legitimate asset class by mainstream investors. As we move into 2023, the crypto market is at a crucial juncture, with the potential to continue its explosive growth or face regulatory […]

  • Remixd Tutorial | How To Take The Solidity IDE To The Next Level

    Remixd Tutorial | How To Take The Solidity IDE To The Next Level

    I’ve gone full circle from Remix > Hardhat > Foundry > Remix I find that I enjoy coding most when I’m experimenting with ideas and proof of concepts within the Remix IDE at https://remix.ethereum.org However for more serious projects I inevitably find myself moving out of creative mode and into testing mode in either Hardhat […]

  • Mean Finance | How To DCA With DeFi

    Mean Finance | How To DCA With DeFi

    Mean Finance is a DeFi protocol that enables users to dollar cost average (DCA) into a position for an ERC-20 token. In this article we will look at why dollar cost averaging is useful and how Mean Finance works. Why Dollar Cost Average Dollar cost averaging is an investment strategy that simply breaks a entry […]

  • LayerZero Example | How To Send Cross-Chain Messages In Solidity

    LayerZero Example | How To Send Cross-Chain Messages In Solidity

    In this article we are going to look at how to send messages or data from one chain to another. In this LayerZero example we will be sending a string from Ethereum’s Goerli Testnet to Optimisms Layer 2 Goerli Testnet. Cross-Chain Tutorial Video James On YouTube Watch On YouTube: https://youtu.be/rKVhQHmljXM |Subscribe How LayerZero Works LayerZero […]

  • How To Debug Solidity Smart Contracts

    How To Debug Solidity Smart Contracts

    If you’ve ever received a “gas message” error which makes no sense in Solidity then you’ve probably come across one of it’s greatest flaws. Error reporting and debugging isn’t great for blockchain developers but in this tutorial I’m going to provide some tips, tools and resources to debug Solidity smart contracts. James On YouTube Watch […]

  • RAILGUN 2.0 | ZK Privacy Protocol

    RAILGUN 2.0 | ZK Privacy Protocol

    Railgun just announced the launch of version 2.0 this week and in this article we are going to explore the zero knowledge wallet and discuss why privacy protocols are important. In August 2022 Alexey Pertsev was arrested and he has been imprisoned without trial ever since. He was a developer on a ZK mixer called […]

  • Timeframe & Budgets For Web3 Development

    Timeframe & Budgets For Web3 Development

    In this article I’m going to provide a timeframe, gantt chart and budget costs for web3 development projects. This assumes a medium sized project for something like a new, innovative DeFi protocol consisting of 5-10 interconnected smart contracts and around 1000 lines of code plus an external audit and dApp frontend. If you are just […]

  • Dynamic Evolving NFTs | How To Create Dynamic NFTs & dApps

    Dynamic Evolving NFTs | How To Create Dynamic NFTs & dApps

    Dynamic NFTs include logic that evolves the underlying data that the NFT contract holds. In this example we will build a picture profile NFT that is upgradeable to an alien 👽 All the source code for this project is available at: https://github.com/jamesbachini/WomenWhoCode Dynamic NFT Smart Contract The Solidity smart contracts will comprise of two tokens: […]

  • FTX Collapse Explained | The Story Of Scam Bankrun Fraud

    FTX Collapse Explained | The Story Of Scam Bankrun Fraud

    In November 2022 the world’s second largest cryptocurrency exchange FTX collapsed, stopped withdrawals and filed for bankruptcy. The stories of the last week are so far-fetched they deserve a Netflix documentary. Here we will look at how FTX was able to defraud the crypto industry of somewhere in the region of $10 Billion US dollars. […]

  • POAP vs NFT | A Guide With Examples

    POAP vs NFT | A Guide With Examples

    In this article we will look at what POAPs are and how their technology is built on top of NFT standards. We will also look at how to create simple POAPs and NFTs. In the conclusion I’ve put together some thoughts on why I think POAPs should only be used for fun and not for […]