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GetBlock is a service that provides a fee-free connection to blockchain nodes of the most popular cryptocurrencies. We support such tools like JSON-RPC, REST, and WebSockets, which facilitates direct synchronization with the blockchain.


Zilliqa – a Very Serious Ethereum Competitor

21 Jan 2021 2 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

The Zilliqa project started in 2017 and initially was called ‘the Ethereum killer’. Its the most important and breakthrough feature at that time was the implementation of sharding technology, dividing the entire blockchain into a large number of shar...

How Will Ethereum 2.0 Differ from Ethereum 1.0?

19 Jan 2021 2 minute read 1 comment GetBlock

The Ethereum update aims to address scalability and network security issues. The main difference lies in the transition of the blockchain from the Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus mechanism, which is used by most cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, in...

Crypto Prospects for 2021

14 Jan 2021 4 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

The rapid rise in the prices of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies is attracting the attention of not only crypto investors but also regulators who are seeking to create a legal framework for working with cryptocurrencies and blockchain p...

The Most High-Profile DeFi Projects of 2020

12 Jan 2021 5 minute read 9 comments GetBlock

The outgoing difficult year will be remembered for the rise of the digital assets industry, the upgrade of the Ethereum blockchain project to version 2.0, and the "bull run" of decentralized finance (DeFi). By the end of the year, the Total Locked Va...

API Methods and Their Role in Blockchain

12 Jan 2021 3 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

An API is a description of the methods that one computer uses to communicate with another one. Blockchain APIs are useful for managing wallets, viewing and analyzing transaction notes, and getting all changes in the state of the network in real-time....

2020 in Review: What Happened To the Crypto Industry?

11 Jan 2021 5 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

2020 can be confidently called the year of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Crypto experts tend to believe that one of the factors of the increased interest in the topic of digital assets is the Covid-19 pandemic. The chaos in the global...

Blockchain Technology in Upcoming Years - an Overview of Trends and Future Predictions

24 Dec 2020 4 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

All kinds of cryptocurrencies use blockchain, which serves as localized structures for documenting settlements that call for a specific digital currency. As a transaction ledger, it sustains identical copies throughout each computer appendage in a n...

Types of Nodes in Blockchains

22 Dec 2020 5 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

A node is any device connected to the blockchain network and is involved in relaying information. Any user can run the node. To do this, the corresponding training software has to be downloaded, installed, and accurately configured. All existing nod...

Hyperledger Besu Node - New Client for Ethereum

18 Dec 2020 3 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

Nodes form the backbone of blockchain networks. The robustness and working capacity of a distributed ledger depend on the existence of multiple independently managed and geographically deployed full nodes. Validators validate transactions and help e...

GetBlock and Hive Hold a Crypto-Christmas Giveaway

17 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments GetBlock

GetBlock, a service that provides access to blockchain nodes of the most popular cryptocurrencies, together with Hive (HIVE), a DPoS powered blockchain and cryptocurrency, are holding a crypto giveaway on Twitter which is dedicated to the oncoming ho...