Jesse Clark, Developer Recent Blog Posts

  • Checksums are for humans not computers

    Checksums are a method of capitalizing certain characters in an address for a specific EVM network. This includes Ethereum, Ethereum testnets, RKS, and its testnet. It is meant for users to confirm that an address is for a specific network. Once passed to a web3 provider, server, or blockchain, checking the checksum is no longer needed.

  • Access React Native WebView's console logs

    I inherited a React Native application that contains a web browser component. The Web browser injects window.ethereum as a web3 provider which means that there is some additional code that we need to write to the window element. Creating a Dapp Browser could be an entirely different post!

  • Tracking COVID Vaccinations using Verifiable Credentials

    COVID Vaccine

  • Using Brave with the RSK Network and Register a .RSK domain

    The Brave browser is gaining popularity for its privacy features and built-in crypto wallet. With Chrome and Firefox if a user wants to connect to the Ethereum network they need to download a third-party plugin such as Metamask or Nifty. The wallet inside of Brave is based on Metamask’s open-source code. The Browser’s wallet comes connected to the Ethereum mainnet and multiple testnets. You can add a custom network which is how we are going to add RSK.

  • Push Content to Algolia Search with Bitbucket Pipelines

    I had been thinking about adding a search tool to this site for a while now. In fact, I had a bitbucket issue created back in October 2018 about it! Today, I installed Algolia on the site, and am pushing the content to be indexed via Bitbucket Pipelines.

  • Deploy a React Application with Bitbucket Pipelines

    I use BitBucket Pipelines with this blog and love it! This blog is compiled using Jekyll, and with Bitbucket, I can deploy it to my DigitalOcean Ubuntu server with one click.

  • Using XSLT in Components

    OU Campus components can create powerful interfaces behind the scenes while providing a simple interface for users to interact with. One of the more exciting things is that your components can export XSLT which can be interpreted by the translator when publishing.

  • Merry Christmas

    Every year I carve a stamp and use it for my Christmas cards. I used linoleum for this year’s design instead of speedball. It was more difficult to cut but created a smoother stamp when completed.