Why we Love Typescript – the Power of Javascript, Plus More…

Anyone in front-end software development knows Javascript frameworks and front-end tools go in and out of fashion faster than the blink of an eye.  But something makes Typescript different from typical projects in the Javascript hype cycle. Typescript isn’t opinionated, and can co-exist nicely alongside Javascript. Which makes it far more likely to stick around … Read more

Why we Love Typescript – the Power of Javascript, Plus More…

Anyone in front-end software development knows Javascript frameworks and front-end tools go in and out of fashion faster than the blink of an eye.  But something makes Typescript different from typical projects in the Javascript hype cycle. Typescript isn’t opinionated, and can co-exist nicely alongside Javascript. Which makes it far more likely to stick around … Read more

An Isolated Place: Writing Software for Crypto Hardware Wallets

Vacuumlabs is the official partner to offer hardware wallet support for the Cardano ecosystem which, in turn, is one of the most active and engaged blockchain communities in the world. Vacuumlabs engineers develop and maintain the official Cardano libraries for both Trezor and Ledger — the two dominant hardware wallet vendors. Today, we want to … Read more

Behind the scenes: how we built AdaLite, the first Cardano light wallet.

We recently published an article about how we built AdaLite — one of our most successful spin-off companies within the Vacuum Group, and the first light wallet for the Cardano blockchain. Today, I will take you on a technical behind-the-scenes, and show you how what was supposed to be a “quick side project” turned into … Read more

How to Build a Google-like Search for Trademarks

Imagine you are starting a new business. You start with essentials: creating a brand, a website, and buying a fancy coffee machine. The business takes off, everything is fine, and business is booming. Competition is fierce, and it tries to imitate your brand. You open a bottle of good wine to celebrate the fact that … Read more