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Blockchain vs Distributed Ledger: A Detailed Comparison

Blockchain Testing, DLT | By Timothy Joseph | April 19, 2022

You’ll often hear distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain used in substitution for one another. However, they’re actually two completely separate concepts and can’t be used interchangeably.

Understanding Cybersecurity Through the Lens of Blockchain Applications

Security is one of the first things to invest in when managing your networks and applications. Just like the evolution of technology, the nature of ransomware and online threats have also evolved, and it has become extremely important to employ the latest best practices of cybersecurity to secure our devices and networks. However, despite our efforts to maintain the integrity of our cybersecurity systems, cybercriminals are insistent on finding new ways to penetrate our networks for malicious purposes.

25 Most Commonly Used Blockchain Terms Explained

Blockchain is not only a rapidly evolving technology but also a complex innovation that is now getting heavily integrated with different systems and being utilized extensively.  It is used most primarily for cryptocurrency transactions.

How to Ensure QA for Smart Contracts in Decentralized Applications

Smart contracts are being adopted at an increasing rate. They have the potential to change everything from how we use money to how we vote and even do business transactions. Smart contract platforms like Ethereum allow developers to create applications that can become self-enforcing agreements between two or more parties. This means that once a smart contract is created, it will execute automatically when all of the conditions within the contract are met without any need for human intervention.

Blockchain Testing: What Exactly Can You Test?

The innovation we know as blockchain is one of the most significant inventions in the 21st century. Its technology has become so popular that it has generated a domino effect that has affected many sectors such as healthcare and manufacturing.

Blockchain in Mobile Applications

Blockchain Testing 101 Everything You Need to Know

Blockchain Testing | By Timothy Joseph | July 8, 2020

Blockchain applications are not like most applications on the market. While the performance, functionality and user experience of a blockchain application often parallels other applications, the structure of its data system adds another level of complexity when it comes to QA testing. So much so that it requires particular tests to be performed, specific tools to aid the testing process and specialized skills for your QA testers to acquire.

But what is blockchain testing? What is blockchain used for? Why is it important to perform blockchain QA testing? And how does somebody start to test blockchain applications?

This blockchain testing tutorial aims to answer your most pressing questions about blockchain testing so that your QA team can fully understand and properly test your blockchain application.

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