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Can DeFi defy centralized finance?
November 14, 2020

Decentralized finance (DeFi), its opportunities and challenges, and the adaptable nature of blockchain-powered first movers.

Meet the Team: Kim Cope on Bringing the Mainstream to Blockchain
October 23, 2020

Kim Cope discusses early experiences with crypto, bringing the mainstream to blockchain and her most used emoji.

Interact with Flow using Ruby

In this article, we'll explore how to interact with Flow using the Ruby programming language.

Partner Spotlight: Chainmonsters
October 15, 2020

Chainmonsters, developed by B-Side Games, is a new cross-platform multiplayer online game where you catch, battle, trade and compete with digital creatures in a massive multiplayer open world experience. Learn more about their upcoming Kickstarter campaign and how you can get access to exclusive rare NFTs.

An interview with Roham Gharegozlou
October 7, 2020

Roham Gharegozlou, CEO and founder of Dapper Labs, sits down with Running Through Walls podcast host and Venrock partner, David Pakman, to talk about Dapper Labs, Flow, and the 5 stages of blockchain gaming evolution.

Partner Spotlight: Blocklete Games (Turner Sports)
September 29, 2020

Blocklete Games, developed by Turner Sports, is a new online sports video gaming experience that empowers fans to collect, train, trade and compete with unique digital athletes as they earn cash prizes and bragging rights along the way.

Meet the Team: Sadie Freeman Discusses how Flow Makes Crypto Accessible
September 11, 2020

Meet Sadie Freeman, Backend Engineer at Dapper Labs, working on NBA Top Shot. In this edition of Meet the Team, Sadie discusses how she got into technical stack development, how Flow makes crypto accessible and Pocket Rockets.

Using Ledger Nano with Flow

Ledger Nano devices safely store their user’s private keys enabling them to interact with the decentralized world in a safe and secure manner. Fortunately, Flow Blockchain, and the dApps built on it, support the use of Ledger Nano devices to sign transactions.

Meet the Team: Alan Carr on KittyCalc.co and Blockchain Podcasts
August 28, 2020

Meet Alan Carr, game loving technology enthusiast at Dapper Labs. Alan discusses how he got hooked on CryptoKitties, building KittyCalc.co and favorite blockchain podcasts.

Portto and Flow: a portal to the open world
August 27, 2020

This is a guest blog post from Hsuan Lee, Co-founder and CEO of Blocto. Portto is partnering with Flow to bring the simplest blockchain on-ramp experience to dapp users.

Meet the Team: Leo Zhang on Exciting Challenges and Hummus
August 21, 2020

In this edition of Meet the Team, meet Flow Engineer Leo Zhang. He discusses his journey at Axiom Zen, how he got into blockchain and his thoughts on hummus.

Intro to Flow with Go SDK
August 20, 2020

Flow Community Lead Daniel Podaru shares a tutorial covering an intro to Flow with Go SDK.

Meet the Team: Tarak Ben Youssef on Cryptography and Emojis 👌
August 14, 2020

Meet Tarak Ben Youssef, Cryptography Engineer at Flow. Read more about Tarak’s experience in cryptography, moving to Vancouver to join Flow and thoughts on emojis.

Meet the Team: Vishal Changrani on Getting Hooked on Flow
July 24, 2020

Meet Vishal Changrani, a core engineer over at Flow with a wide array of engineering experiences including bio-tech, enterprise applications, video delivery and now blockchain. In this edition of Meet the Team Vishal discusses what got him hooked on Flow and more.

Meet the Team: Mik Naayem on Startups and Crypto Partnerships
July 17, 2020

Meet Chief Business Officer at Dapper Labs, Mik Naayem. Mik shares with you his plethora of knowledge from working in startups, how he ended up at Dapper Labs and partnerships in the crypto ecosystem.

Meet the Team: Mickey Maher on Early Crypto Adoption and Neck Beards
July 3, 2020

Meet Mickey Maher, Head of Flow Partnerships and early crypto adopter. In this week’s Meet the Team highlight Mickey discusses what lured him to blockchain, favorite books and neck beards.

Meet the Team: Kan Zhang on Thrill Seeking in Tech
June 26, 2020

Engineering Manager at Flow, Kan Zhang discusses pushing the limits of tech and the many uses of hot sauce in this week’s Meet the Team.

Meet the Team: Alex Hentschel on Blockchain and Sandwiches
June 19, 2020

In this edition of Meet the Team, Lead Architect at Flow, Alex Hentschel discusses how he got hooked on blockchain, his love for math and sandwiches.

Alpha Innovation Series: Chris Kovalik on Blockchain Games and Vortex Rising
June 18, 2020

Chris Kovalik of Vortex discusses his experience coming to blockchain, Vortex rising and Warlocks class.

Meet the Team - Community Highlight: Max Starka on Blockchain Gaming and Giant Hamsters
June 12, 2020

Max Starka discusses how gaming brought him to the blockchain, why he loves building on Flow and giant hamsters in this edition of Meet the Team.

Alpha Innovation Series: TryCrypto on Creating Killer Blockchain Apps and Merkle Macaw
June 11, 2020

TryCrypto is on a mission to make blockchain more accessible to mainstream users. They are determined to allow developers to create killer blockchain apps with great UX. In this week’s Alpha Innovation series they discuss their vision, “Drink & Think” and Merkle Macaw.

Cadence Cup Round 3: The Results are Here
June 11, 2020

The results for Cadence Cup Round 3 are in and in first place comes @avcd’s NFT Memories project.

Meet the Team:  Mackenzie Kieran on What Brought him to Flow and SimCity
June 5, 2020

In this edition of Meet the Team, Mackenzie Kieran, front-end engineer at Flow discusses what brought him to Flow, book recommendations and SimCity. 

Alpha Innovation Series: Round Labs on Cadence and Building on Flow
May 28, 2020

Anshum Bhambri, founder and CEO of Round Labs shares what brought him to blockchain, the story behind Round Labs and why he decided to build on Flow in this week’s Alpha Innovation Series.‍

NBA Top Shot Showcases The New Benchmark for Cool

What made me fall in love with crypto is how it can augment the relationship between consumers and brands. This is the piece I think blockchain unlocks: A fan can now benefit from the economy of the brand.

 Flow at Consensus: Distributed: Roadmap and Mainstream Adoption
May 27, 2020

Flow team and partners hit the Foundations stage this year at Consensus: Distributed to present why we built Flow and how it will lead mainstream crypto adoption.

Meet the Team: Jeff Doyle on the Best Things in Life
May 22, 2020

Meet Jeff Doyle, one of the software engineers working on Flow’s JavaScript SDK. Jeff shares his thoughts on the best things in life and sandwiches.

Flow Alpha Innovation Series: B-Side Games on Chainmonsters and “NotAWasp”
May 21, 2020

In this week's Flow Alpha Innovation Series, B-Side Games joins us to discuss how they're building their next project on Flow.

 Meet the Team - Community Highlight: Daniel Podaru on Building on Flow and The Geminator
May 15, 2020

In this week’s edition of Meet the Team - Community Highlight, Daniel Podaru discusses why he decided to start building on Flow and his new movie idea.

Meet the Team: Dieter Shirley on Cryptography and Strawberry Jam
May 8, 2020

Meet Dieter Shirley, Flow’s Chief Architect and the CTO of Dapper Lab. Dete discusses cryptography, strawberry jam and more.

Flow Joins Consensus: Distributed’s Foundations Track
May 7, 2020

The team at Flow and guests will be joining Consensus: Distributed on Tuesday, May 12 at 9am PST/ 12pm EST to run a session on Flow - Fast, Scalable, Reliable Blockchain for Next Billion Users

Cadence Cup Round 3: Resources Owning Other Resources
April 28, 2020

Cadence Cup Round 3 is here with an exciting new challenge that allows you to explore the possibilities of resources owning other resources.

Meet the Team: Peter Siemens on Abstractions and Capri Pants
April 24, 2020

Meet Peter Siemens, a software engineer on the team. Peter discusses his thoughts on abstractions and capri pants.

Open Sourcing Flow Developer Tools
April 21, 2020

The Flow team is here with a suite of open source developer tools for building on Flow.

Cadence Cup Round 2: Results Are In and It’s Pure Art.
April 20, 2020

The results for Round 2 of Cadence Cup are in, a big congratulations to WittyKitty, Dennis, and Queen Cryptoria for their Art Voting contract.

Meet the Team: Layne Lafrance on Trustlessness and Grizzly Bears
April 17, 2020

Meet Layne Lafrance, the team’s project manager. Get her thoughts on trustlessness and grizzly bears.

Libra and Flow: Combining Resources for Open Source
April 14, 2020

Move, by Libra, and Cadence, by Flow, are the first two resource-oriented programming languages available to smart contract developers. The teams are now engaged in open source collaboration to ensure both communities can benefit.

What do NFTs, Open Ecosystems and Flow Playground Have in Common?
April 10, 2020

Dieter Shirley, the genius behind leading the Flow product, Layne Lafrance and Dapper Lab's fearless CEO, Roham Gharegozlou joined Staking Hub for an AMA about all topics Flow.

Meet the Team: Josh Hannan on Programming Languages and PBJ
April 9, 2020

Meet Josh! He’s one of the Smart Contract Engineers on the Flow team who helped design the Cadence programming language and also led development for the Cadence Smart Contracts standard library and tutorials.

Cadence Cup Round 2: Building Voting Mechanisms
April 2, 2020

Cadence Cup Round 1 wrapped, Cadence Cup Round 2 is kicking off, and we are more than average excited about voting mechanisms.

Cadence Cup Round 1: A Battle of Worthy Opponents
April 2, 2020

@MaxStarka ekes out a win in the battle of the great projects in Round 1 of the Cadence Cup. Everyone did impressive work! Count us inspired.

Fortmatic and Flow: A Magic Partnership
April 2, 2020

Fortmatic and Flow team up to jump-start mainstream adoption of crypto with easy onboarding and amazing content.

Cadence Cup Extended, 600+ Projects, and Play in Dark Mode
March 25, 2020

Cadence Cup Week 1 gets extended to March 30, 2020 and 400+ Projects have already been built on Flow Playground.

Test your skills on Flow Playground with Cadence Cup
March 18, 2020

Attention Developers: Test your Cadence coding skills on Flow Playground for a chance to earn prizes

Resource-Oriented Programming: A Better Model for Digital Ownership
March 5, 2020

Resources are a new way of representing asset ownership directly in the programming language. Flow introduces resource-oriented programming, a new paradigm that pairs linear types with object capabilities to create a secure and declarative model for digital ownership.

Introducing Flow Playground
March 5, 2020

Get a preview of building on Flow with the Flow Playground and Cadence.