After going through a rough weekend and an even bloody Monday, crypto markets all over the world are now attempting for a recovery. Some altcoins have also contributed to the pace of recovery. Such a promising altcoin is loom network which has released its software development kit public beta version which gave its markets a bullish trend that continues even now. This public release will allow developers to try out loom network and build customized DAppChain games. After all decentralized apps have spiked many developer’s interests towards crypto. Loom Network does not have a whitepaper because according to them a whitepaper is all talk and unfulfilling promises. Such a daring project releasing their public beta at this point could only mean increased user base and bullish sentiments. In this article, we shall find out more about loom network’s potential and its recent achievements that contributed to its current performance.
An Overview of Loom Network:
For those who have not heard of Loom Network before, it’s a blockchain based ecosystem for games and even social apps. Loom Network is a platform as a service which was created on Ethereum blockchain. It allows developers to create and execute large-scale DApps. Loom Network applies the concept of a system of sidechains through which helps each decentralised application to run on its own sidechain avoiding congestion and network load and promote speed as well as scalability. The best part of using Loom Network SDK is that devs can code their own DApps in general programming languages. Loom Network aims to build a platform responsible for the creation of various blockchain-powered games and Apps through a scalable infrastructure.
Notable Features of Loom Network:
Loom Network was created back in September 2017 as fundamental infrastructure platform which would help Ethereum scale, it is also the first scaling solution for Ethereum to be live in production. The team of loom network also calls it EOS on top of Ethereum for better comprehension. The core product of loom network is their SDK which works as a B.Y.O.B (build your own blockchain). It also generates what is being called as ‘DAppChain’ which is a 2-layered blockchain having Ethereum as its base layer. DApps built using loom network would run on separate DAppChains because there are two effective advantages of it.
- DAppChains use alternative consensus rulesets which optimises DApps to gain higher scalability.
- As told earlier, the base layer of Ethereum guarantees security for DAppChain based assets.
Securing Listing on South Korean Crypto Exchange, Upbit:
Earlier on Tuesday, the announcement of listing Loom Network came from Upbit, a well-known cryptocurrency exchange based in South Korea. It is one of the largest crypto exchanges of South Korea based on 24hr volume statistics. Around $334 million worth of crypto were processed by Upbit within the past 24 hours. The same day loom network became available for trading which means the exchange process has already started. According to CoinMarketCap an approximate of $50 million (excluding trading fee) worth of $LOOM has exchanged hands through Upbit within past 24 hours. Loom network has also been listed on BartexDEX and Binance last month so it’s clear to see that the team behind loom network is getting ahead with listings on influential exchanges.
Loom Network SDK Beta Goes Live:
The announcement of loom network’s public beta release was well-received by crypto enthusiasts as well as blockchain developers. They also revealed information regarding the tools available for developers for building on their network with some additional examples of DApps. The Loom network SDK along with its tools are supposed to promote largescale adoption from differently skilled developers interested in DAppChain. The number of users on Loom Network has been increasing for the past few months. Their educational course CryptoZombies which helps new devs to learn how to create Ethereum DApps has gained 207,000 people up until now and its expected that all of them will now eye the newly released SDK. A couple of upcoming announcements and hints were also released with SDK public beta. The SDK roadmap and details on the Token Utility Updates are arriving next for the community according to the official tweet by loom network.
Current Market Position:
According to the data on CoinMarketCap, Loom Network is placed at the 73rd largest cryptocurrency having a total market capitalization of $154.6 million. Its individual price at the time of writing is close to $0.255 with an increased rate of 2.04%. LOOM tokens serve a very different purpose, for purchasing a license for developers to build games. The total circulating supply of Loom Network remains 606.4 million $LOOM. The booming performance by loom network is being tied to the Upbit listing because, in the past, crypto enthusiasts and investors have observed many altcoins rise after official listing on a South Korean exchange.
These past hours might’ve been bullish for loom network but people who have been following its trends since way back must know that it was nowhere close to its once all-time-high mark of $0.67. There’s no denying that this project has enormous potential but it needs more activity towards reaching their milestones to secure significant investment.
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The new year was always considered to be a time of new beginnings, where people can reflect on the past and learn from their mistakes in order to be better in the future. The same is true for the world of crypto, and investors around the world are hoping for 2019 to be better, more profitable, and to have more success than 2018.
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