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A Blockchain in JS ?

kambala yashwanth
I ❀️ JavaScript > any other β˜• logo languages
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what are downsides building entire blockchain in JavaScript, security breaches?, cryptography?.
what about performance issues?

.......Thank you ......

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James Allardice

I wouldn't recommend it for a "real world" blockchain but it's great for learning purposes. You might enjoy my talk from DevConf Poland this year where I talked about exactly this topic: youtube.com/watch?v=mOjXlb7KZFk

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Adrian B.G.

Yes, all the above I guess.

JS is good for hackatons and apps on hyperledger though.

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kambala yashwanth Author

Can we have core blockchain built with Js,i'm afraid not just apps.
sorry if i am interpreting your ans wrong

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Adrian B.G.

I'm sure you can find some experiments, but I would not build one in an interpreted language for all the above reasons.

Technically it can be done in any language.

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Tim Thomas

Have you heard of bcoin? It’s bitcoin node software written in JS

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kambala yashwanth Author

perfect match πŸŽ‰πŸŽ†