Hedera Hashgraph Blog

How Hedera calculates the HBAR / USD exchange rate for SDKs and applications

Jan 16, 2020Paul Madsen

Having up-to-date and accurate HBAR to USD conversion values is an important aspect of network operations at Hedera. We utilize the current price of HBAR across various applications and services. If you’ve ever wondered how we do that conversion, look no further.

Evolving Blockchain Gaming: SkyPeople's RPG FiveStars Provides Transparent Stats

Jan 14, 2020The SkyPeople Team

SkyPeople, a game development company, builds blockchain-based games. The team is building their upcoming game, FiveStars, with new use cases and technology in mind including Hedera Consensus Service.

Hedera Technical Insights: Hierarchical Multi-Signature support in Hedera

Jan 11, 2020Paul Madsen

Hedera enables a flexible and dynamic permissioning model for entities in consensus state via a hierarchical m-of-n transaction signature based authorization model. The ability to require multiple signatures for operations on entities in state is critical for security and usability of public ledgers.

How to Query Historical Hedera Data with the DragonGlass REST API

Jan 03, 2020DragonGlass Team

The DragonGlass REST API allows you to query historical data by transactions and accounts on both the testnet and mainnet. Learn these basics to get started.

Hedera mainnet status: We're online, and have been

Jan 01, 2020Hedera Hashgraph Team

We received feedback from the Hedera community over the past 24 hours regarding articles and Tweets indicating council member nodes going offline, with one article citing a complete network outage. We’re upset by these false claims, because it does not represent the truth.

End-of-year employee distribution of hbars scheduled for December 31st, 2019

Dec 28, 2019Mance Harmon

As part of our commitment to transparency and as is our regular practice, Hedera is providing the following update regarding hbars that are scheduled to enter the market.

End of 2019: Message from the founders

Dec 23, 2019Mance Harmon

In 2019 Hedera fully opened its network to the public. After years of hard work, the vision is coming to life, and this is just the beginning. As we enter 2020, the purpose of this post is to outline Hedera’s plans for the new year.

Hedera Heroes: Write tutorials, earn hbars, & a holiday challenge

Dec 20, 2019Gehrig Kunz

Hedera Heroes is your chance to earn hbars for sharing how-to articles, lessons learned, demos, and anything else you think can help other developers get the job done.

Introducing Hedera Boost for startups to build, launch, and grow

Dec 19, 2019Gehrig Kunz

Hedera Boost, the first iteration of our new startup program, is now open to the world. If you’re in the process of planning, building, or launching an application that uses Hedera, it’s made for you.