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How Simplicity Drives DeFi Dapp Engagement

Blocknative

By Blocknative in blockchain, usability, Case Study, Dapp, DeFi on August 13, 2019

Shiftly is a zero-fee, non-custodial aggregator of decentralized exchanges.  The objective is to help you quickly and conveniently find the best price to swap your crypto – across multiple liquidity pools. Shiftly currently supports Kyber, Uniswap, and Airswap. When you want to make a trade, you search through the providers and then trade directly on their smart contract via the Shiftly dapp.  

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Everything You Need to Know About Canceled Transactions – and How They Break Dapp UX

Is your Dapp displaying incorrect information to users? It probably is — through no fault of your own.

Since the start of the year, we have conducted more than 30 Dapp Transaction Usability Audits. Every Audit involves 50+ unique quantitative metrics and qualitative evaluations. One surprising finding: we have yet to audit a Dapp that cleanly handles either Canceled or Sped Up transactions. Why? 

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Lessons Learned: The Role of Community in a Successful Dapp Launch

Blocknative

By Blocknative in blockchain, usability, Case Study, Dapp on August 7, 2019

CryptoMiner World is a crypto-collectible game where players can dig up crypto treasures from beneath a virtual landscape. Players find tradable in-game assets like silver, gold, gems, and more. Hidden throughout the world are keys to rare chests that contain anywhere from 10 to 2,000 ETH. Yes, that's more than $400,000!

In many ways, CryptoMiner World is a next-generation blockchain game. 

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Case Study: Space Miners Deploys Vaporwave-Styled Blockchain Notifications with Blocknative Assist

Blocknative

By Blocknative in blockchain, usability, Case Study, Dapp on July 10, 2019

Space Miners is a decentralized round-based game running on the Ethereum Mainnet. Players take turns sending miners to a planet for a chance to win that round’s earnings, which are then paid out in the Kerium Crystal  (KMC) ERC-20 token. KMC can be sold back to the Space Miners contract at any time in exchange for Ether... but, every time a new round is completed, the relative price of KMC increases so that players are incented to HODL. 

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A Powerful New API for Blockchain Transaction Notifications in Blocknative Assist 0.9

Chris Meisl

By Chris Meisl in blockchain, usability on July 2, 2019

Our latest release of Blocknative Assist includes a new Transaction Notification API for Dapp developers and wallet providers. This simple but powerful API delivers instant updates on every transaction state change. 

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Case Study: Nifty Football Delivers Breakout UX with Blocknative Assist

Blocknative

By Blocknative in blockchain, usability, Case Study, Dapp on June 5, 2019

Nifty Football takes user experience to the next level with Blocknative Assist

We’re happy to share that Nifty Football has deployed Blocknative Assist into their Dapp, providing the Ethereum ecosystem with a live example of state-of-art transaction usability. 

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Mobile Notifications Now a Reality with Blocknative Assist 0.8

Chris Meisl

By Chris Meisl in blockchain, usability on June 4, 2019

Since launching Blocknative Assist, we have received a lot of great feedback from the Dapp developer community. Based upon feedback from our users, we're excited to announce that our latest 0.8 release now meets your users wherever they are – including mobile Dapp browsers.

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Blocknative Assist 0.6: Adding Powerful New Features

Chris Meisl

By Chris Meisl in blockchain, usability on May 3, 2019

We launched Blocknative Assist at ETHDenver 2019 and since then have received a ton of great feedback from the Dapp development community. Blocknative Assist is our embeddable javascript platform that helps onboard users into Web3 and then improves Dapp transaction usability. 

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Introducing the UX Best Practices for BUIDLers Series

Sean OConnor

By Sean OConnor in blockchain, usability on April 25, 2019

Here at Blocknative we spend a lot of time thinking about Dapp usability. Because usability is key to blockchain catching on and taking hold among the masses. If people have a hard time using something, they won’t. Just like if a tree falls in a forest and no one hears it… if a game-changing Dapp has few active users, can it really change the game?

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Building User-Friendly Dapps at ETHDenver 2019: Is There an Easy Button?

Matt Cutler

By Matt Cutler in blockchain, usability, metamask, ETHDenver on January 25, 2019

Are you getting excited to get BUIDLing at ETHDenver 2019? We are. Because the Blocknative journey all started at ETHDenver 2018. Last year, Blocknative co-founder Ryan Angilly was there and only two words can express how he felt by the end: fired up.

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