Building with the Covalent API is a breeze! A cool breeze! You can take that literally! I am always of the opinion that Covalent represents the easiest point of entry for web2 developers and data scientists to begin and immediately start making sense of Blockchain data!

In this article using…


Block height refers to a specific location in a blockchain, measured by how many confirmed blocks precede it. The current block height of a blockchain is an indication of its current size or time in existence.

Basically, a Block height represents the number of blocks that have been confirmed in…


Blockstack Landing page

What is BlockStack?

According to the Website:

“Blockstack is a decentralized computing platform that puts users in control of their data and identity. Apps built on Blockstack make data breaches and trust violations an antiquated notion.”

This article assumes that you already understand and know all there is to know (more than beginner)…


I write this as some sort of public note that I can refer to for when I need to do this again and I forget. Funny enough, this is what did happen as I did not write about it the first time I did.

One thing I have decided to…


Unique URLs can be tricky sometimes if you don’t take the right route to generate one to avoid collisions. In this article, we’ll explore how you can create unique URLs easily in Express and MongoDB applications.

Note: This article assumes that you know how to build an ExpressJS app with…


Don’t Repeat Yourself — DRY is a very popular programming paradigm.

In the light, my opinion is this: If a Library (well maintained) can get the job done, use it! When you’re building out an app that will require users to have access and probably have their own accounts to…


What if I say to you that you can organize an event and as a way of ensuring that people actually show up, you get them to commit a fee (which you determine) and then when they do not show up, you simply divide the sum of the monies of…


Blockchains are not the optimal solution to every problem.

If you are building a product for people to use on the internet, you have to take into due consideration the needs of trust. …


Credit: 🇨🇭 Claudio Schwarz | @purzlbaum via Unsplash

The Internet — being online — as we know is broken in so many ways! Looking a lot like an Adult who having experienced so many traumas as a child, grows up losing trust for others. The web in the state of web2.0 where data is controlled by central authorities…


Now you are ready to make your submissions for the Build Day Challenge!

Errr… Are you?

Source: https://giphy.com/

Yes, you heard about the Facebook Community Challenge and then you attended the local Build Day where you got more informed on the technologies you are are required to use to make…

Emmanuel Odianosen

JS | Solidity | DevC Community Co-Lead @DevCommsLagos

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