Hashing It Out 58 - Stellar Nikhil Saraf

Hashing It Out #58 – Stellar – Nikhil Saraf

International payments is not an easy challenge to tackle, and Stellar is working diligently to upend the current aging and fee-ridden systems for a more democratized method of international asset transfer. In this episode we have Nikhil Saraf, Principal Software Engineer at Stellar Development Foundation, to educate us on the core features of Stellar, how it achieves consensus, and the practicals of how Stellar can be integrated into regular business and consumer applications.

– Keybase – Wallet for Stellar and end-to-end encrypted chat application: https://keybase.io/
– Best way to contact me (via Keybase): https://keybase.io/nikhilsaraf
– Coinbase Earn tutorial videos for Stellar: https://www.coinbase.com/earn/stellar
– Stellar’s Reddit community: https://www.reddit.com/r/Stellar
– Stellar’s chat groups (Keybase): https://keybase.io/team/stellar.public
– Documentation for Stellar: https://www.stellar.org/developers/
– Stellar Github Repos: https://github.com/stellar
– Kelp, open-source market-making bot for Stellar DEX and centralized exchanges: https://github.com/stellar/kelp
– blog post summarizing SCP: https://medium.com/stellar-development-foundation/on-worldwide-consensus-359e9eb3e949
– SCP whitepaper (Simplified version): http://www.scs.stanford.edu/~dm/blog/simplified-scp.html
– Full SCP Whitepaper (very detailed): https://www.stellar.org/papers/stellar-consensus-protocol.pdf
– Talk explaining SCP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmwnhZmEZjc
– Animated community video on the Stellar Consensus Protocol: https://www.lumenauts.com/lessons/stellar-consensus-protocol
– Blog post about “The Liquidity Problem”: https://medium.com/stellar-developers-blog/kelp-why-we-built-it-the-liquidity-problem-425ca5558c1d
– Docker quickstart image to run a Stellar Node: https://hub.docker.com/r/stellar/quickstart/
– Block Explorer for Stellar: https://stellar.expert/explorer/public
– StellarX, frontend to the Stellar Decentralized Exchange: https://www.stellarx.com/

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