Category: Code

Cryptocurrency For Consumers

Firebase Realtime Database Integration

As most of you have now realized we have closed the self-mining platform temporarily. This is because we just couldn’t handle the volume of users signing up to mine on their browsers. Our user base grew to 10,000 really quickly and the original platform was never designed to handle this kind of volume. We are…
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September 19, 2017 0

Sneak Preview ECDSA in v1.4

At some point in the next couple of weeks we will be rolling out version 1.4 of the platform. This is going to be a big update with lots of improvements to the system and infrastructure. Here’s a screenshot of ECDSA (eleptical curve cryptography) signing a transaction in the browser and then getting confirmation it’s…
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September 5, 2017 0

Ethereum ERC20 Smart Contract Token

Although we are still some way off the ICO we have started initial developments on an ERC20 smart contract which has become the standard for launching and trading a cryptocurrency. Our plan is to integrate this with the JSEcoin platform so users can purchase tokens via an online wallet with Metamask and redeem them into…
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September 2, 2017 0

Landing Page Design

To improve conversion rate from clicks to the site to users signing up we have designed a dedicated landing page. https://jsecoin.com/platform/?lander=1 It’s a common proven design containing a registration form, a header, bullets, screenshot and some details below the fold. The Adwords and Facebook webmaster advertising has been directed at this new lander. You can…
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August 31, 2017 0

Splitting The Blockchain

After just a week the blockchain.json file had grown to around 100mb so it was clear we needed to do something before this started causing problems with taking up too much RAM and causing delays writing to disk. While it might have been workable to let it grow for some time, a solution was proposed…
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August 24, 2017 0

WordPress Plugin Available

The JSEcoin WordPress plugin is now available. This makes setting up JSEcoin mining on your wordpress site really easy. Step 1 – Log in to your wordpress admin site at http://yoursite.com/wp-admin and click “Plugins” Step 2 – Click “Add New” and then in the search box¬† type “jsecoin” and click search Step 3 – Install…
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August 21, 2017 0

Scaling Issues and Server Delays

We have had some issues in the last 24 hours with the servers. We had some very high volume publishers sign up who are sending great volume. This caused some teething problems which are now solved. Some users may have found that the platform was slow or unresponsive during this time which I apologize for.…
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August 19, 2017 0

Blockchain JSON Data Test

Here is some example data from a basic blockchain written to JSON. This was used for testing the node.js server. It makes sense to store the data in a json object as this can easily be transferred to and from node and client browsers. This is the first beta-test of the JSE blockchain that has…
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July 31, 2017 0