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Alternatives to Ethereum

Dash, Litecoin, Ripple, IPFS , and Hyperledger Fabric are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Ethereum.
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What is Ethereum and what are its top alternatives?

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 8.1K GitHub stars and 3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Ethereum's open source repository on GitHub

Top Alternatives to Ethereum

  • Dash

    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

    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

    Ripple

    It is an open source protocol which is designed to allow fast and cheap transactions. ...

  • IPFS

    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

    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. ...

  • Web3j

    Web3j

    It is a lightweight, highly modular, reactive, type safe Java and Android library for working with Smart Contracts and integrating with clients (nodes) on the Ethereum network. This allows you to work with the Ethereum blockchain, without the additional overhead of having to write your own integration code for the platform. ...

  • BigchainDB

    BigchainDB

    It is designed to merge the best of two worlds: the “traditional” distributed database world and the “traditional” blockchain world. With high throughput, low latency, powerful query functionality, decentralized control, immutable data storage and built-in asset support. ...

  • Tendermint

    Tendermint

    It is a software which can be used to achieve Byzantine fault tolerance (BFT) in any distributed computing platforms. It consists of two chief technical components: a blockchain consensus engine and a generic application interface. ...

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Dash

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Gives your Mac instant offline access to 150+ API documentation sets
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PROS OF DASH
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    Dozens of API docs and Cheat-Sheets
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    Great for offline use
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    Quick API search
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    Works with Alfred
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    Excellent documentation
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    Fast
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    Good integration with Xcode and AppCode
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    Great for mobile dev work
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    Litecoin

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    A cryptocurrency that uses a faster payment confirmation schedule
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        Ripple

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        A real-time gross settlement system, currency exchange and remittance network
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            IPFS

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            Protocol for storing and sharing hypermedia in a distributed file system
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                Hyperledger Fabric

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                An open source initiative to advance blockchain technology
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                PROS OF HYPERLEDGER FABRIC
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                  Flexible blockchain framework
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                  Easily to developmenet
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                  Web3j

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                  Lightweight Java and Android library for integration with Ethereum clients
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                      BigchainDB

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                      A database with blockchain characteristics
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                          Tendermint

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                          A software for securely and consistently replicating an application on many machines
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                          PROS OF TENDERMINT
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                            BFT consensus
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                            Has consensus engine separated from the application
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