NFT-Based Luxury Watch Certificate: Decentralized App Demo

NFT-Based Luxury Watch Certificate: Decentralized App Demo

A Decentralized App for Minting, Viewing and Transferring NFT-based Certificate of Authenticity for Luxury Watches

This is the 2nd part of my series of articles to demonstrate how Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) may replace paper-based Certificate of Authenticity for luxury goods such as watches.

Refer to Part 1 to learn the business logic behind how this may work.

Introducing the Ethereum Development Environment: Part 1

Introducing the Ethereum Development Environment: Part 1

My Ethereum Development Toolchain

Like all other software development processes, building Decentralized Applications in Ethereum comes with its suite of development tools. In fact, there are many options. 

In this 2-part tutorial I will walk through my Ethereum Development toolchain using the example of building the Freelancer Decentralized Application:

NFT-Based Luxury Watch Certificate: How It Works

NFT-Based Luxury Watch Certificate: How It Works

NFT-Based Luxury Watch Certificate

Folks who trade used luxury watches know how important it is for your watch to come with a certificate. Typically in the form of a credit-card sized plastic or a folded piece of paper with a serial number, the name of the first owner, and the date of purchase, the watch certificate is an important determinant of the watch's resale value. 

The Freelancer's Smart Contract: How It Works

The Freelancer's Smart Contract: How It Works

Why a Freelancer's Smart Contract?

I began my career building software for companies as a freelancer in my teens back in the late 90s. It was the best, or worst of times depending on how you see it. Apart from honing my development skills, I learned how to price my service and negotiate terms of payments so that I would be paid in stages as I delivered codes. These were skills I kept dear and near till today.

Ropsten Ethereum Faucet: JSON Web Service

Ropsten Ethereum Faucet: JSON Web Service

Motivation

This series of tutorial documents my process of building an Ethereum faucet on the Ropsten Testnet. This is the 3rd article of the series and it explains the codes behind the JSON Web Service. The JSON Web Service performs the role of dishing out free ETH when the requester provides his Ethereum wallet address and the number of ETHs he wishes to receive.