hypernephelist n. [from Greek nepho-, cloud] someone who goes above the clouds.

Building a Windows development box for Ethereum and Truffle

In the last few weeks I have been working on a number of Ethereum smart contract projects, where I have come to rely on the Truffle development tool to structure my application, as well as compile, test, and deploy the smart contracts.

Publishing a Smart Contract on the Azure Bletchley infrastructure

At the Ethereum Devcon2 conference, Microsoft unveiled the first iteration of the infrastructure platform for the Project Bletchley vision, in the form of a Quickstart ARM template that can be used to easily deploy a fully configured blockchain cluster.

A simple smart contract Web UI using web3.js

After deploying my first smart contract on a private Ethereum blockchain, I wanted to start developing a small UI so I could see what was happening without having to watch a bunch of terminal windows!

Deploying my first Ethereum Smart Contract

Now that we have a private blockchain infrastructure, let’s write our first Smart Contract! First, a few words about what I would like to achieve based on the scenario I described before…

Deploying a private Ethereum blockchain on Azure and a Raspberry Pi

As part of exploring the blockchain technology, and specifically the Ethereum ecosystem, I have settled on an IoT-related use case around solar energy grids. You can read more background in the first article in this series.