Telegram bot using blockchain services

01 May 2020

Bots are third-party applications that run inside Telegram. Users can interact with bots by sending them messages. RIF Name Service enables the identification of blockchain addresses by human-readable names, just like DNS for websites, but in a decentralized manner. We are going to build a Telegram bot that resolves addresses for requested domains.

First time with IPFS, the distributed file system

05 Apr 2020

IPFS (Interplanetary File System) is a protocol and network designed to create a content-addressable p2p method for storing and sharing hypermedia on a distributed file system. In this article we are going to learn how to upload and download files to IPFS via command line and from JavaScript using RIF Storage client.