Blockchain Projects and Resources

Jakob Jenkov
Last update: 2021-12-17

Since the release of the Bitcoin paper in 2008, lots of blockchain and crypto currency projects and resources have emerged. On this page I have listed some of the most prominent and most useful blockchain projects and resources for you to get started on your blockchain journey.

Blockchain Projects

Project Description
Bitcoin The website of Bitcoin - the first crypto currency project which kicked off the whole blockchain industry.
Ethereum Ethereum was the first blockchain project to have smart contracts (as far as I know).
Monero Monero was one of early privacy focused crypto currencies - and still remains popular.
Discreet Discreet is a new crypto currency focused on privacy, aiming at increasing the privacy and speed compared to Monero.
NXT / Ignis / Ardor NXT is a crypto currency which claims to be the first to use proof-of-stake as consensus algorithm. Ignis and Ardor are related products.
Dash Dash is a crypto currency that seems to be popular in South America among other places. Dash can even be used in shops there.
Solana Solana is a newer blockchain project with higher performance, using proof-of-stake as consensus algorithm.
Avalanche Avalanche is a newer blockchain project with higher performance.
Brave Brave is a web browser with a built-in crypto currency named BAT - Basic Attention Token.
LBRY LBRY is a decentralized digital content platform for video, audio, text etc. with a built-in crypto currency named LBC. LBRY is a P2P desktop and mobile app.
Odysee Odysee is a more traditional web application providing access to a lot of the content found on the LBRY network (see above).
Dfinity Dfinity is aiming at creating a blockchain based distributed computing platform with a crypto currency as the mechanism for paying for compute resources.
Metamask Metamask is a crypto currency wallet able to hold different crypto currencies.
Cake Wallet Cake Wallet is a crypto currency wallet able to hold Monero, Bitcoin and Litecoin.
Ledger Ledger is a hardware crypto currency wallet able to hold different crypto currencies.

Crypto Currency Exchanges

A crypto currency exchange is an online service where you can buy and sell crypto currencies.

Exchange Description
Uniswap A decentralized crypto currency exchange.
Coinbase A larger, US based crypto currency exchange.
Kucoin A larger, US based crypto currency exchange.
Binance A larger, Cayman Island based (formerly China based) crypto currency exchange.

Blockchain Resources

Resource Description
Bitcoin.com Bitcoin.com is a website that has a not of information about Bitcoin and related technologies.
News.Bitcoin.com News.Bitcoin.com is the news part of Bitcoin.com - a page with lots of news in the crypto currency industry.
Bitcoin Magazine An online magazine about Bitcoin and blockchain related topics.
Bankless A podcast / video channel about crypto currency, blockchain and decentralized finance.
Whiteboard Crypto A podcast / video channel about crypto currency, blockchain and decentralized finance.

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