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Jul 9, 2019

ACH Payments on Smart Contracts — A DAML & Dwolla Example

By Dimitri Liakakos
. Jul 9, 2019
This is a guest post from Dimitri Liakakos . The original article was  posted on Medium  and is republished here with permission. Smart contracts are great tools for storing value in digital form as well as defining the behavior of how that value can be transferred, split, locked or simply destroyed. However, describing smart contract ...
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Jul 2, 2019

Bringing decentralized identity to the enterprise with DAML and NuID

By Ibrahim Pataudi
. Jul 2, 2019
User trust is harder than ever to earn and even easier to lose. Data breaches are commonplace and user privacy is threatened as a result. 
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Jun 27, 2019

Creating Dematerialized Assets using the Lean Startup Methodology

By Paul Sitoh
. Jun 27, 2019
This is a guest post from Paul Sitoh of Blockchain Technology Partners. The original article was posted on Medium and is republished here with permission.
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Jun 6, 2019

New options for FpML and similar standards

By Thomas Weber
. Jun 6, 2019
Message-based integration with DAML-Driven ledgers Financial markets could not survive without IT integration standards that specify the data and messaging formats that allow financial transactions to cross organizational boundaries. For derivatives markets, in particular, we have recently seen a huge leap forward in the quality of ...
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May 20, 2019

Get your feet wet with DAML: Web IDE online playground

By Bolek Wisniewski
. May 20, 2019
Curious about the powers of DAML but don't want to download and install something you aren't sure of? Intrigued by the simplicity of DAML but having trouble downloading installers in the office? Well now you don't have to, the DAML Web IDE is online! This is a playground for you to write and compile DAML, create and run interactive ...
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Records Management

May 16, 2019

DAML Driven Development: VDC Consortium

By Cecil John
. May 16, 2019
Guest post by Cecil (CJ) John, Chief Executive Architect of VDC Consortium How do contract professionals assure auditors or litigators that digital records, signatures, and workflows are authentic and immutable? The answer may be blockchain-based records management, which Gartner lists as 1 of 4 key blockchain business initiatives, ...
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May 14, 2019

DAML choice annotations

By Shayne Fletcher
. May 14, 2019
Introducing pre- and post-consuming choices Choices in DAML can be ‘consuming’ or ‘non-consuming’ with respect to the contracts on which they are exercised. In short, a consuming choice on a contract leaves the contract inactive, a non-consuming choice does not. By default, a choice is assumed to be consuming. To indicate a non-consuming ...
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May 9, 2019

DAML does yoga: an introduction to flexible controllers

By Martin Huschenbett
. May 9, 2019
One last insider look at DAML’s authorization system In a previous blog post, we discussed our introduction of conjunction choices to DAML. The novelty was that choices could be controlled by more than one party and each controller had to give their consent for the choice to be executed. Hence the name conjunction choice. Initially, the ...
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May 6, 2019

To DLT, or not to DLT? That is not the question

By Bernhard Elsner
. May 6, 2019
DAML allows developers to build distributed applications to meet multiple market structures Some have argued whether or not distributed ledger technology, or DLT, delivers on its promise of a generational leap over existing technology. The arguments tend to center around the DLT value proposition only being valid in a context involving a ...
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May 1, 2019

And now all together: an introduction to conjunction choices

By Martin Huschenbett
. May 1, 2019
Continuing our insider look at DAML’s authorization system In a previous blog post, we introduced a few changes that were made to DAML's authorization system. In this post we’ll discuss the first, conjunction choices, discussing what motivated this new feature and explaining its usage by walking through a slightly extended version of the ...
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