BlockFabric by Comexias Labs - All-in-one platform for smart contracts development

Update: Demo video walkthrough is now available https://youtu.be/rKAtJAcaRpk

Looking into your project All I’m seeing is technical for me. Please here is my question.
How can this your project help or benefit a new tron user on using it? I mean any ai guidance or tutorial for using in your project?

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This is a very very clever strategy, please tell me how you guys will lead your users in the process of going from demo accounts to permanent accounts, thank you

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This is a great question, as it is our goal to make it easy for people to develop on TRON with little blockchain engineering experience. Currently the platform already simplifies many things, so new blockchain devs trying to build on TRON will find it easier to do it on Block Fabric. However, over time we want to make it even more accessible. Our plans is to build a learning center blog as an education portal for people new to blockchain development, including developing on TRON. This is going to be our next step, but for now we already have some developer guides available in our documentation section at https://docs.blockfabric.dev

Demo accounts on Block Fabric are actually real accounts but with a temporary user ID that gets deleted after a week. Since they are real accounts, users can actually create new apps on them and they will be saved accordingly. Our idea is to show a message while they are in demo mode, to get users to connect their wallet so they can keep their demo account permanently. When they do that, we change their temporary User ID to a permanent one, so every time they come back and connect their wallet, all their apps are available and they never get deleted like other demo accounts. We are confident that if users like what they see in the demo and is willing to try more, they will be more convinced to create a real account. Afterall, some features like contract deployment will be disabled unless they have already connected their wallet.

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Thank you for your response,this sound so great. I will go through it now

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Focusing on developer forums, blog posts, and extensive documentation is an effective method for attracting new blockchain developers.

How frequently does the project intend to update and expand the content on the documentation website? Keeping the documentation up to date with the newest platform features and industry changes is critical to providing developers with relevant and valuable tools.

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I feel very much confidence hearing that the demo accounts are real accounts with temporal i.ds, please let me know how do you protect the privacy of the user data, thank you

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For documentation site, we’ll cover as much on how to use the available features and update it as and when new features come along. As for blog posts, we don’t have a set schedule but ideally we would target a minimum of one post a month. More importantly I think is to produce meaningful content that is really helpful to people, focusing more on the quality of the content so people who read them can learn about blockchain development.

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That is a good concern. Protecting user data is very important even for new startups. While we maintain best practices in securing our database, we also take careful steps not to store any sensitive information or data in our offchain database. In fact, all the data available in our own database is publicly available information on the blockchain network. For user access management and allowing only the right person access to their data and apps, we use the wallet signing and verification method, which is standard across all blockchain wallet signin method.

Focusing on comprehensive documentation and producing high-quality blog content is essential for attracting and retaining developers interested in blockchain development.

How does the BlockFabric plan to identify topics for blog posts that are relevant and helpful to the target audience of blockchain developers? Are there specific areas or challenges within blockchain development that the project aims to address through its blog content?

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Thank you for replying to me, when you talk about wallet signing are you trying to talk about Wallet Connect, thank you

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This is a very thoughtful question, and something I’ve wondered as well if we were to write blogs then what content would have the best impact on Block Fabric and the wider blockchain community. We want to stay close to our goal of making the transition from web2 to web3 development easier, so our focus would mostly target engineers who are new to blockchain/web3 or are trying to learn how to develop on web3. Which means a lot of the guides will be on basics, for example; what are the different types of common smart contracts and how they work, and how to build them on Block Fabric. There are very few web 3 developers today from the pool of software engineers in the world. There was a statistics we came across where in 2022 there were around 24,000 web3 engineers of the total 26.9 million software engineers worldwide.

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Targeting engineers to me seem like a sure start, and that statistics of Web3 engineers in the midst of software engineers is way below par, thanks for sharing.

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Apologies for a slower reply on this, yes the signature signing and verification is the same as the one used in Wallet Connect. Although BlockFabric uses TronLink to sign and internally uses TronWeb.js to verify the signature, most wallet providers including Wallet Connect use the same method for verification.

Thank you for replying to me and educating me on the similarities of the two system, I have learn something new

Hello blockfabric , welcome back to tron hackathon!
Thank you for the detailed milestones and available new features.

By navigating through your GitHub repo I could not find your next dApp , are you planning to open source that as well in the near future?

I find your architecture and product production ready, kudos for that. :slight_smile:

Do you have any plans to expand your product to create complete dApps templates as well? This could be helpful for newcomers to get started quickly on web3 and TRON development

Keep up the good work!

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Hi @SimbadMarino . Apologies for the late response. We have not yet plans to make the NextJs and AI portion of the app open source at the moment, so currently the portion that is open source for transparency and community contribution is the smart contract templates.

Thank you for the kind note on the architecture, we have put in hours of planning into producing a production grade architecture design that is scalable, and we are committed to maintaining high technical standards for Block Fabric. Your comment mean a lot :pray:

As for expanding to produce complete dApp templates, this would indeed be a great feature to have, however, it will be extremely challenging to implement effectively. The reason for this is because while smart contracts alone can be standard because they ultimately get deployed to the chain and have similar behaviors, full dApp can have very different functionalities that is unique to each business. Because of this, it will be hard to create dApp templates that different developers can find useful because each developer/startup have different needs and vision for their product.