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Nov 24, 2020

Zooming in on DAML’s performance

By Martin Huschenbett
. Nov 24, 2020

tl;dr If you care about performance, use DAML’s builtin syntax for accessing record fields. Introduction I guess it is no secret that I’m not the biggest fan of lenses, particularly not in DAML. I wouldn’t go as far as saying that lenses, prisms, and the other optics make my eyes bleed but there are definitely better

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Nov 11, 2020

Digital Customer Experiences Using Smart Contracts – Part 2

By Manish Grover
. Nov 11, 2020

In my last blog on Enhancing Digital Customer Experiences Using Smart Contracts, we looked at how customer preferences management can be dramatically simplified using smart contracts. A smart contracts based approach avoids customer preferences management to be treated as an add-on or external database (even if it physically is). This avoids costly reconciliations and process

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Nov 5, 2020

Community Update – November 2020

By Anthony Lusardi
. Nov 5, 2020

Update: 1.7.0 has been released and you can read the full release notes here. Block8 published part two AND part three of their DAML vs. Corda series. Part 2 covers ease of learning and documentation while Part 3 dives into functionality. A must-read series. Luciano wants to know the community’s thoughts on how to expand

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Nov 3, 2020

How DAML can complement Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

By Manish Grover
. Nov 3, 2020

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has emerged as a very cost efficient and non-intrusive method to quickly automate highly repetitive business processes. Thanks to advances in AI, software robots can also process and intelligently understand documents, often with the help of specialized tools such as CaptureFast, and take necessary action.  A side effect of RPA implementations

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DAML kyc

Oct 29, 2020

How to reduce the administrative burden for your KYC process with DLT and DAML (with free e-book)

By Chris Clason
. Oct 29, 2020

All financial institutions are required to perform “know your customer” (KYC) checks to comply with regulations and tackle risk contagion throughout the holding chain (a chain of “custody” service providers). This is most pertinent to investor onboarding, where due diligence processes require collecting and validating a client’s information, which in turn generates numerous challenges for

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daml for corda

Oct 26, 2020

Porting Chainstack’s `No Ticket Scalping` CorDapp to DAML for Corda

By Simon Maxen
. Oct 26, 2020

This article discusses the steps taken to port Chainstack’s ‘No Ticket Scalping’ CorDapp to a DAML application running on a DAML for Corda deployment. This article will concentrate on the technical steps required; for a more in-depth description of the application itself, see Chainstack’s write up. The ported application is available on GitHub. Approach The

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Oct 20, 2020

Secure DAML Infrastructure – Part 1 PKI and certificates

By Edward Newman
. Oct 20, 2020

DAML is a smart contract language designed to abstract away much of the boilerplate and lower level issues allowing developers to focus on how to model and secure business workflows. DAML Ledger and a DAML Model defines how DAML workflows provide ways to control access to business data, the privacy guarantees and what actions parties

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Distributed Twitter

Oct 13, 2020

Answering the call: Distributed Twitter made easy!

By Brian Weir
. Oct 13, 2020

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter sent a series of tweets at the end of 2019 saying that Twitter is researching in moving towards a decentralising version of Twitter : As part of these tweets, Jack lays out his reasons for moving towards the decentralisation of Twitter and Social Media. The first reason Jack mentions

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Oct 8, 2020

Community Update – October 2020

By Anthony Lusardi
. Oct 8, 2020

WOW. This sure has been a busy month in the world of DAML. We’ve got a ton of new docs, some bug fixes, and an assortment of blogs and posts. Check it all out below. What’s New in the Ecosystem Update: 1.6.0 has been released and you can read the full release notes here. We’ll

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distributed ledgers

Oct 6, 2020

Public Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers

By Anthony Lusardi
. Oct 6, 2020

I try hard to differentiate between what people mean when they talk about “blockchain”s. In my view calling a public blockchain and a distributed ledger by the same blanket term is about as informative as calling SQL, MongoDB, and an Excel spreadsheet a “database”. It’s technically correct but very uninformative. So I’d like to try

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