Developers Ring In The NEO Year

Developers Ring In The NEO Year


NEO developers are blessed to put what they declared as a “tumultuous” year abaft them. Despite the markets, developer action has been robust. The cardinal of decentralized applications (dApps) on the NEO blockchain surged by 3,000 % in 2018, as antagonism for the “killer app” continues to heat up.

There are about 100 dApps on the NEO belvedere today, and that cardinal is alone set to access as the activity nears its anniversary developer appointment abutting month. NEO Founder Da Hongfei is also stirring the abject by agreeable with the association afterwards what, to the NEO community, seemed like forever.

The bulletin didn’t go disregarded in the NEO community, with followers auspicious Hongfei’s bulletin with responses like: “Thank GOD you tweeted” and “the bodies charge to apprehend anon from you added often.” While some ability ambition for the NEO architect to allege out added often, well, at atomic he’s not Justin Sun.

ETH-Less in Seattle

NEO may be nicknamed the Ethereum of China, but it account its own developer conference. The accessible NEO DevCon 2019 is appointed to booty abode Feb. 16-17 in Seattle, and it’s cartoon names from beyond technology. In accession to Hongfei and added key leaders at NEO, the aboriginal accumulation of speakers includes Microsoft chief software architect Harry Pierson.

The affair of the appointment is to “explore Layer 2 solutions, broadcast storage, accord mechanisms and added hot capacity with chief abstruse engineers and developers.”

NEO Projects And dApps To Watch

One of the teams to watch is City of Zion (CoZ), an absolute accumulation of accessible antecedent developers for NEO. They bent the absorption of the NEO aggregation aboriginal on afterwards demography on the assignment of advice the white cardboard for the project.

Since then, CoZ has congenital NEON, which has risen to become “the best accepted NEO wallet.” CoZ was additionally abaft the “Go compiler and Python compiler that went alive in 2024.”  City of Zion authority its cards abutting to the belong but on GitHub they are comprised of 80 repositories beyond about three dozen people.

Singapore-based Alchemint is abaft the SDUSD stablecoin, which is a “fiat called bread on NEO,” as Crypto Briefing has ahead reported. Alchemint’s stablecoin differentiates itself by alms added assortment to dApps, exchanges and merchants via  “mortgaging agenda assets on the NEO blockchain, implemented via acute contracts.”

Another aggregation that could booty the spotlight is NewEconoLabs, a China-based association of open-source developers for NEO. They’re abaft the BlaCat project, which is a belvedere and software development kit for bold developers.

Speaking of games, NEO may anon accept addition first: the aboriginal basic adherent on the blockchain.  NEO.Girl has afresh launched the accessible beta adaptation of Luna, the aboriginal basic absoluteness girlfriend on the blockchain. Developed as a accord amid BlaCat and YYMOON Network, an beforehand adaptation of the bold accustomed a JPY 500,000 award-winning in a NEO Bold Development contest aftermost year.

According to Neo News Today: “Gameplay in NEO.Girl is advancing as the cold is to breed a affable – and alike adventurous – acquaintance with the character.”

Redditors found it to be creepy, but we accept no abstraction why.

This commodity has been edited to reflect changes to the speakers’ lineup.

The columnist is invested in agenda assets, but none mentioned in this article.