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It has been 8 days since the launch of Libra by Facebook, attracting huge attention from not only blockchain industry, but also the entire internet industry.
What is Libra?
According to its White Paper, with a mission to enable a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people, Libra aims to become a stable currency built on a secure and stable open-source blockchain, backed by a reserve of real assets, and governed by an independent association. Now it is certain that instead of being backed by gold, Libra will be backed by a collection of low-volatility assets, such as bank deposits and short-term government securities in currencies from stable and reputable central banks.
Meanwhile, Libra has released a multi-language official website and white paper, targeting the global monetary and financial services infrastructure for billions of people. Plus, a series of technical White Papers was also released, detailing its newly developed programming language Move and the consensus protocol LibraBFT. The Move language provides a secure and programmable foundation for the Libra blockchain. Like IOST, Move can also be used to develop smart contracts.
The World’s First IDE Supporting Libra
Developed by White Matrix, an IOST Partner Node, ChainIDE becomes the first online IDE supporting Move language. It enables developers to efficiently utilise this new language.
ChainIDE website: https://chainide.com/
An integrated development environment (IDE) is an indispensable application in software development that provides comprehensive facilities. It normally consists of at least a source code editor, build automation tools, and a debugger. For instance, Xcode is the official IDE for App development on Apple devices, and Visual Studio is for software development on Microsoft.
DApp Transformation Between IOST and Libra by One Click
ChainIDE supports not only gaming and DeFi DApps, but actually any scenario where a smart contract is needed. IOST ...
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