Cardano at Christmas (and what to say if anyone asks…)
You may be taking some time out from crypto this holiday season. But if table talk does flow towards Cardano, here’s your conversation starter…
21 December 2021 7 mins read
'twas the night before Christmas, when all thru the house,
Not a crypto was stirring, not even Cardano
When American scholar Clement Clarke Moore wrote A visit from St. Nicholas, cryptocurrencies were certainly not in his mind. According to historians, Clarke wrote the piece as a Christmas treat for his daughters, and read it aloud as the family gathered together on Christmas Eve…
Introducing Catalyst Natives - How any business can leverage the Cardano innovation engine
As part of the broader Catalyst project, the Catalyst Natives program opens up the potential of blockchain technology to new use cases for everyday businesses of all sizes
10 November 2021 5 mins read
We are excited to announce the first Catalyst Natives pilot, as part of Project Catalyst, Cardano’s community-driven innovation engine. Catalyst Natives enables any organization to leverage the crowd’s power to solve business problems and outsource the implementation of solutions. This project opens up the potential of blockchain technology to new use cases for everyday…
Empowering a new generation of innovators in Ghana
Our education mission continues with a new Haskell course for an initial cohort of 80 student developers in Ghana to create blockchain solutions
5 November 2021 4 mins read
As part of our commitment to global outreach, and to foster the adoption of blockchain technology worldwide, we are announcing the launch of a Haskell programming course in Ghana.
Eighty students will benefit from this educational program, which will teach them the necessary skills to create projects and build applications to transform local industries using blockchain.
Plutus Application Backend (PAB): supporting DApp development on Cardano
The PAB provides the components and an environment to help developers create and test DApps, before deploying them to a live production environment
28 October 2021 6 mins read
The Alonzo protocol upgrade introduced Plutus – a platform that provides a native smart contract language along with the necessary infrastructure and tools to support smart contracts on Cardano. The Plutus platform enables developers to write decentralized applications (DApps) with scripting capabilities that interact with distributed ledgers.
To understand Plutus, one has to…
Building on the Cardano Summit
As well as a showcase for all things Cardano, the summit weekend also provided a platform for working with our growing developer community
12 October 2021 6 mins read
The recent two-day Cardano Summit offered the perfect opportunity to interact with the global developer community. This landmark event became the stage where Cardano, its partners, and developers came together to form a synergistic whole of creativity and interaction. This collaboration yielded some impressive results.
IOG teams organized, or were closely involved with coding…