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Ethereum

Open source platform to write and distribute decentralized applications
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What is Ethereum?

A decentralized platform for applications that run exactly as programmed without any chance of fraud, censorship or third-party interference.
Ethereum is a tool in the Blockchain category of a tech stack.
Ethereum is an open source tool with 8K GitHub stars and 3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Ethereum's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Ethereum?

Companies
67 companies reportedly use Ethereum in their tech stacks, including Paralect, ALIS, and bitbank, Inc..

Developers
299 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Ethereum.

Ethereum Integrations

Python, Go, C++, Rust, and Blockchain are some of the popular tools that integrate with Ethereum. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with Ethereum.
Pros of Ethereum
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Decentralized blockchain, most famous platform for DApp
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#2 on capitalization after Bitcoin
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Resistant to hash power attacks
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Rich smart contract execution environment

Ethereum's Features

  • Platform for decentralized applications
  • Global, and open-source

Ethereum Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Ethereum?
Dash
Dash is an API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager. Dash stores snippets of code and instantly searches offline documentation sets for 150+ APIs. You can even generate your own docsets or request docsets to be included.
Litecoin
It is a peer-to-peer Internet currency that enables instant, near-zero cost payments to anyone in the world. It is an open source, global payment network that is fully decentralized without any central authorities.
Ripple
It is an open source protocol which is designed to allow fast and cheap transactions.
IPFS
It is a protocol and network designed to create a content-addressable, peer-to-peer method of storing and sharing hypermedia in a distributed file system.
Hyperledger Fabric
It is a collaborative effort created to advance blockchain technology by identifying and addressing important features and currently missing requirements. It leverages container technology to host smart contracts called “chaincode” that comprise the application logic of the system.
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Ethereum's Followers
307 developers follow Ethereum to keep up with related blogs and decisions.