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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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features

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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features

Apr 25, 2019

Removing the limits on signatories

By Martin Huschenbett
. Apr 25, 2019
A peek behind the curtain at how DAML has evolved DAML—the open source smart contract development language—is the result of many years’ effort on the part of the Digital Asset language engineering team and the customers and partners who worked closely with us in our early access program. Lessons learned during those early years have been ...
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Platforms

Apr 16, 2019

DAML smart contracts coming to Hyperledger Sawtooth

By Dan O'Prey
. Apr 16, 2019
It has been a busy two weeks at Digital Asset… first, we announced that we have open-sourced DAML under the Apache 2.0 license and that the DAML SDK is available to all. Five days later, ISDA (the standards body for the derivatives market) announced that DAML is the exclusive smart contract language for their Common Domain Model, and we ...
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Platforms

Apr 11, 2019

DAML + VMware

By Dan O'Prey
. Apr 11, 2019
It’s been a busy 7 days for all things DAML. First we announced that we open-sourced DAML, then that it is the exclusive smart contract language for the ISDA Common Domain Module (complete with open source library and reference app), now we are delighted to announce that Digital Asset have collaborated with VMware to provide support for ...
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derivatives

Apr 10, 2019

The ISDA CDM: much more than just a standard for the derivatives lifecycle

By Thomas Weber
. Apr 10, 2019
How DAML helps ISDA’s CDM deliver an unparalleled level of precision The financial world relies on computing standards to meet the almost insatiable demands of today’s global, always-on world for financial products. Without standards, processing the lifecycle of trades would be a very manual, error-prone, and slow process indeed.
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capital markets

Mar 15, 2019

DAML Driven Development: Optimis

By Chris Rivers
. Mar 15, 2019
Guest post by Chris Rivers, CEO, Optimis How does a company providing DLT-based services to post-trade capital markets rate DAML—Digital Asset’s smart contract modeling language—in helping them resolve inefficiencies in these markets? In this installment of our ongoing series of guest blog posts by our partners, customers, and others ...
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land registry

Jan 22, 2019

DAML Driven Development: MV37 and HMLR

By Richard Miller
. Jan 22, 2019
Guest post by Richard Miller, Director, MV37 Can DAML — Digital Asset’s smart contract language — help solve the centuries-old issue of land conveyance in the UK? In this fourth of a series of guest blog posts by our partners, customers, and others working with the DAML SDK, MV37’s Richard Miller discusses how DAML is being explored to ...
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healthcare

Dec 11, 2018

DAML Driven Development: Hashed Health

By Corey Todaro
. Dec 11, 2018
Guest post by Corey Todaro, Chief Product Officer, Hashed Health How do seasoned veterans at one of the world’s top provider of blockchain technology healthcare solutions rate DAML — Digital Asset’s smart contract modeling language for distributed ledger technology (DLT) — for solving core healthcare business problems? In this third of a ...
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interoperability

Nov 13, 2018

The integral role of contract language in DLT interoperability

By Eric Saraniecki
. Nov 13, 2018
DAML ensures integrity and confidentiality within and across markets During 2018 we published a series of blogs describing DAML, our modeling language for developing smart contracts (if you missed the series, you can start here). That series focused on the contract developer’s point of view, detailing how DAML abstracts away the ...
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