Launching your blockchain and transforming it into a successful project is a daunting process. Fortunately, Deployer removes the heavy lifting making the deployment of your blockchain simple and quick. However, budgetary concerns also need to be addressed. Let’s explore the costs of running a chain and how Deployer stacks up against the competition.

Deployer vs. ‘The Rest’

As part of our deep dive into improving Deployer, we examined other applications and sites that purported to do the same thing — Launch a Blockchain in an easy way. …


ARK Core v3.0 is now live on our public Development Network! Our Core is the engine of the ARK Blockchain Framework, the most open and adaptable framework for building Blockchain applications. ARK Core v3 is a major upgrade to our framework and further positions ARK as The Simplest Way to Blockchain. You too can actively participate in testing and providing feedback by joining our community chat.

Why the Update?

The reasons for the update to ARK Core v3 go far beyond ‘higher version number = better.’ Moving to ARK Core v3 finally provides a fully modular architecture that lets developers customize their chain…


As we approach the launch of MarketSquare, we want to give our community an inside look at some of the partnerships we have formed. These strategic partnerships will not only help make MarketSquare the new homepage for the decentralized web but will also create inroads between ARK and other projects looking to build and collaborate together. Today we would like to introduce you to Splinterlands!

What is Splinterlands?

Splinterlands is a digital, collectible card game built on blockchain technology. It is similar in concept to games like Magic the Gathering and Hearthstone where you build up a collection of cards, which have various…


Since its inception, ARK Docs has always been a valuable resource for our community. Everyone from developers to our partners have utilized ARK Docs to work on their own projects, tools and services. Today, we are happy to showcase the new ARK Docs which will become your main hub for documentation, tutorials, guides and more!

The New ARK Docs

A clean new design is immediately apparent. Just as with all of our products, we have standardized and streamlined our design across multiple areas (all our upcoming projects will follow this new design style). …


As part of our current outreach initiatives at ARK, we want to make sure that we are creating meaningful connections among our colleagues in the industry. We must also keep looking forward and explore areas in which ARK’s simple and adaptive framework can be utilized by developers to achieve their end-goals. To further these goals, ARK has joined as a member and sponsor of the Blockchain Game Alliance.

What Is The Blockchain Game Alliance?

The Blockchain Game Alliance (“BGA”) is an organization committed to promoting blockchain within the game industry. In 2020 the game industry is projected to bring in over 164 billion dollars in revenue…


As we approach the launch of MarketSquare, we want to give our community an inside look at some of the partnerships we have formed. These strategic partnerships will not only help make MarketSquare the new homepage for the decentralized web but will also create inroads between ARK and other projects looking to build and collaborate together. Today we would like to introduce you to Hive.

Background on Hive

Hive is an innovative and forward-looking decentralized blockchain and ecosystem built on the Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS) protocol. It is the first highly scalable DPoS blockchain independent of a central authority that addresses the…


It is with great excitement that we announce the ARK Migrator. Leave Ethereum behind and move YOUR project to YOUR own blockchain! Escape the fees and congestion. The ARK Migrator allows you to quickly and easily convert your ERC20 token into tokens for an ARK-based blockchain. This project was created jointly by ARK and our partner Hiway and will launch alongside our new Deployer. Let’s take a look and see why moving from an ERC20 token to a token on an ARK-based blockchain might be the best move for your project!

The ARK Migrator

We would like to thank our partners at Hiway


As we approach the launch of MarketSquare, we want to give our community an inside look at some of the partnerships we have formed. These strategic partnerships will not only help make MarketSquare the new homepage for the decentralized web but will also create inroads between ARK and other projects looking to build and collaborate together. Today we would like to introduce you to Bosagora.

Background on Bosagora

Bosagora was launched in South Korea in 2017 and was regarded as the very first Korean ICO. The project is managed by the Bosagora Foundation which was established on April 7, 2017 in Zug, Switzerland…


As we approach the launch of MarketSquare, we want to give our community an inside look at some of the partnerships we have formed. These strategic partnerships will not only help make MarketSquare the new homepage for the decentralized web but will also create inroads between ARK and other projects looking to build together. Today we would like to introduce you to Travala.com.

Background on Travala.com

Founded in 2017, Travala.com is the leading cryptocurrency-friendly travel booking service with 2,200,000+ hotels and homes in 230 countries and 600 airlines globally. Backed by industry-giant Binance, Travala.com …


While the ARK Development team has been hard at work preparing for the beta versions of the Deployer, MarketSquare and the new ARK Desktop Wallet, they have also been paving the way for ARK Core v3.0. ARK Core v2.7 is the last major Core upgrade before 3.0 and introduces the new transaction type — Entity Declaration. Let’s dive in and find out how this new transaction type works and how it lays the groundwork and foundation for MarketSquare.

The Entity Declaration Transaction Type

The Entity Declaration transaction is being added to Core v2.7 based on the acceptance of ARK Improvement Proposal 36 (AIP 36). AIP36…

Ray.Alva

Ray has a background in Law, Finance, and International Politics. He is the Strategic Partnerships Manager at ARK.io

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