Blockmason Weekly Update: 2019-08-15

📰 Welcome to the Blockmason Weekly Update!

Hello, Blockmason community! Another week is upon us, which means it’s time for another Weekly Update.

In this edition of the Weekly Update, Blockmason partners with Devhub, BLINK swap now available on Binance, Blockmason at Hack the North this September and more.

Are you ready? Let’s get started!


Blockmason And Devhub Partner To Advance The Education of Blockchain Software Development

Blockmason, a leading developer of foundational, base-layer blockchain technologies, and Devhub, a community space and platform for developers to learn and collaborate through events, educational programs, and co-working, today announced their partnership to educate developers who want to learn and build skills in the blockchain space. The companies are aiming to collaborate on providing the resources necessary for blockchain technology education and awareness.

To learn more about the Link project, visit https://blockmason.link. To learn more about Devhub, visit https://www.devhub.ca/.

Read the full announcement on our website at https://blockmason.link/blockmason-and-devhub-partner-to-advance-the-education-of-blockchain-software-development/


BLINK ERC20 SWAP to BLINK BEP2 is now available on Binance.com

Blockmason is pleased to announce that we have committed to a strategic partnership with Binance for the migration and token swap of BLINK’s ERC-20 Token to Binance’s BEP-2 Token.

We believe our continued collaboration with Binance will help to advance the blockchain-based software development industry and pave the way for real-world adoption of blockchain-powered solutions.

For details on the swap see below.

⚠ Warning: This is a one-way conversion

Steps:

  1. Users can deposit their ERC20 BLINK to their Binance.com ERC20 address. (i.e. your ETHEREUM deposit address)
  2. Once the deposit is confirmed, users can check and confirm their BLINK amount in their account balance.
  3. User can then withdraw the Binance Chain (BEP2) version of BLINK from Binance.com to their Binance Chain compatible wallet.

Blockmason is Going to be at Hack the North this September

We want to remind you all that we are going to be bringing Link to Canada’s biggest hackathon this September.

You can find details on how you can attend at https://hackthenorth.com/

Hack the North is Canada’s biggest hackathon, where 1,000+ students of different skill levels come together from around the world to experiment and create unique software or hardware projects from scratch. Hack the North empowers and enables teams to make something great in only 36 hours by providing an abundance of resources like workshops, mentors, sponsors, and hardware components.


Blockmason Joins The AWS Partner Network

Blockmason has joined the AWS Partner Network (APN)—a global partner program for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Being a part of the AWS Partner Network grants Blockmason Link potential access to future inclussion in the AWS Marketplace.


Creating Blockchain-Powered Social Network With Link

Hello, Blockmason Link community! We’ve got a new tutorial for Link developers.

In this activity, we will use Link to record and retrieve messages (in this example, for a social network like app) on the blockchain.

Check out the full tutorial here https://blockmason.link/blockchain-powered-social-network/


Join Our Developer Community

Hello Blockmason Community! We now have a dedicated place for community members interested in using Blockmason Link. Introducing our all-new Link Developer Community. Now you can have a place to discuss your Link projects with other developers. It’s going to be a great place to share feedback with the development team, interact with other blockchain developers and contribute your ideas. We are also planning on providing access to a beta testing program for developers, with more details on this to come soon.

Why should you join the Blockmason Link developer community?
There are lots of reasons! You can contribute your ideas, hang out with other developers, get beta access to the newest Link features and more.


Find a Job Working in Blockchain Today!

bcdevjobs.com is a great community resource that helps connect more developers with companies working in blockchain. It’s a daily free newsletter, so we encourage any developers out there to sign up today, and tell your friends!

We’ve got tons of great jobs from some huge names in blockchain, including, Gemini, IBM, Binance, Axiom Zen, and more.


Lndr is our peer-to-peer bill-splitting and expense-sharing mobile app for iOS and Android. It uses the Credit Protocol and the Ethereum blockchain to create, manage and settle casual debts and IOUs between friends. Essentially, “Venmo of the blockchain.”

Lndr supports dozens of currencies and allows users to settle debts in Ether (ETH), BNB, DAI stablecoin, as well as fiat currency.

You can download Lndr for iOS on the App Store and Lndr for Android on Google Play