Yoramk Digital Life

Yoram Kornatzky

Software Architect & Engineer Open Source, Mobile, Web, Cloud, Server, Blockchain

A New Software Agency for Auctions and Marketplaces

Starting a new software agency for constructing auctions and marketplaces. Working together with my long-time collaborator Grzegorz Bukat. Focusing on servicing European customers. The agency is based in Tel-Aviv and Warsaw. For information, REAL TIME AUCTIONS For inquiries, send me a message

Printing from an Electron Application

Electron is a framework for building cross-platform desktop applications using web technologies. In an Electron application, we wanted to print a report from an application screen. Additionally, we wanted to save the report as a PDF file. While the report was based on the data rendered on the scr...

Metcalfe’s Law in Referral Networks

A polished version of this article was published in Medium by 2key Network 2key Network 2key Network is a blockchain-based referral network intended to reward referrers through smart contracts. Referrals progress through the network thanks to people sharing them through their regular browsers. Th...

Timer Server in ReactPHP

In many applications such as auctions, you need a dynamic collection of timers, such that you can add timers, and cancel timers. We found ReactPHP superior for this. This sweet and simple server sets a new timer specified by a timeout and a task to be performed on timeout. For example sake, the t...

Is Sails.js Still Live and Kicking?

Sails.js in the Past Sails.js is a Node.js MVC framework that I have used for several projects in the past. In these projects, it served as the API backend, with the front-end taken care by either EJS views or a mobile app built with PhoneGap. Build processes are handled via Grunt. The Present A...

Using IPFS Messaging for Referral Networks

A polished version of this article was published in Medium by 2key Network The 2key Referral network is an Ethereum based solution for referral networks, based on a combination of on-chain smart contracts and off-chain link propagation. 2key Network 2key Network is a blockchain-based referral ne...

Using Merkle Proof for Off-Chain Referral Networks

A polished version of this article was published in Medium by 2key Network 2key Network 2key Network is a blockchain-based referral network intended to reward referrers through smart contracts. Referrals progress through the network thanks to people sharing them through their regular browsers. Th...

Using the Ethereum Alarm Clock to Decentralize Reputation Models

A polished version of this article was published in Medium by 2key Network 2key Network 2key Network is a blockchain-based referral network intended to reward referrers through smart contracts. Referrals progress through the network thanks to people sharing them through their regular browsers. Th...

The BlockStamp Blockchain - Bitcoin on Steroids

The BlockStamp blockchain is a hard fork of Bitcoin with capabilities that take Bitcoin towards those of the more modern blockchains like Ethereum and Steller. We are intending to use BlockStamp in a forthcoming blockchain-based project to be discussed separately. Originally, we would not think ...

ReactPHP is Node.js in PHP

ReactPHP presents itself as bringing asynchronous programming into the PHP ecosystem. In the past, whenever a Laravel project required some active functionality I resorted to Node.js. Obviously, using a dual system with PHP and Node.js has disadvantages. In terms of architecture, you need to com...