The need for digital platforms to handle transactions is at its peak. Here comes the solution with blockchain development technology.

With blockchain, business entities are able to achieve their full potential by operating with freedom. Thus, the need for blockchain developer tools also increase.

There are many blockchain development tools that help developers to design a good website or application. The question is what features are you looking for as a blockchain developer.

Choosing the right technology stack helps to operate efficiently by allowing to use all features to their full potential.

This will allow any developer to design, develop and build a good website, blockchain app, digital wallet or application.

This article discusses the top 8 web development tools that will help blockchain developers to choose the best technology stack.

Better the web development tool used, better the performance of the application

Being a blockchain developer, hopefully, the following features of the following web development tools will interest you to meet your requirements of expanding your technology stack.

Mist

This is the topmost leading web development tool preferred by many blockchain developers.  This is because, this tool has the ability to store, handle transactions and also implement smart contracts.

Smart contracts are digital verification and handling performance of a contract. Storing data and information is one of the hurdles faced by all developers.

This is because most of the situation developers end up developing the stack in such a way that, it is efficient but does not have sufficient storage to handle the load.

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If the storage is sufficient then the transaction is slower or interrupted due to bad network connectivity.

With mist, this problem is eliminated as it is able to handle the load and still provide a good performance and developing interface.

Solc

This particular web development tool is one of the most convenient tools that can be used for adding more value to the technology stack by blockchain developers. This is because of it also one of the tools that provide the fastest way to install computers with solidity.

Solidity is a statically written programming language for improving smart contract handling. This programming language is used for code writing in Ethereum.

The best feature in using this web development tool is that it does not rely on any other node from an external source.

Blockchain testnet

When you want to create a new decentralized application or a web application or add tools to your technology stack, it is easier to have a system that works as similar to the real blockchain.

This will help you evaluate the obstacles and limitations or constraints that you might face while developing or adding value to your stack growth. These constraints and limitations include bug fixing, maintenance, testing, computability issues, etc.

Having a duplicate system of a real system allows you as a developer to explore all the features and come up with better improvements without harming the real system.

GanacheCLI

It is a web development tool that is fast and easy to customize for the needs and to meet the requirement of adding improved technology to the stack.

It was previously called as Testrpc. With the installation of one single system, this tool allows you to handle operation and call for functions to the blockchain system without any obstacles obstructing the operation.

Using this tool, it is easier to recycle, reset a limited number of Ether too.

Tierion

Every system should have a feature to verify all the processes and transactions that take place. This web development tool allows you to verify the data stored or transacted.
This is done by verifying the data from the database again the transactions that took place in the blockchain system. Tierion adds value to the technology stack by giving access to different types of application programming interface (API). This API allows in application features of the stack to connect with other application offering better performance.

Ether Scripter

This web development tool is used by high coding blockchain developers. It has a complicated interface but has the functionality to be used if the developer has knowledge of coding for contracts.

Given the fact that smart contracts are a trend today, having knowledge of coding for smart contracts is important. The interface is easier to use as a simple drag and drop is sufficient to club different features together. Currently, this tool can be used only by the programming language called serpent.

BaaS

Blockchain as a service is one of the most highly used web development tools that support the growth of a technology stack. This is because it provides performance with much cheaper and secure networking platform. It supports different kinds of chains like Storj, Eris, etc.

This tool works pretty similar to software as a service (SaaS), where the features of the tool is used for improving the service provided by the stack. This tool is useful to all developers who are looking into the long-term development for blockchain platform as well for updating the technology stack.

Coinbase’s API

Due to the integrating features that are offered by this application programming interface, developers get accessibility and the ability to connect different applications together.

This as a reason this tool is used extensively by all developers mostly. The system of this API offers data building opportunity as it can gather data and interrelate them. The tool also provides an efficient software development kit.

Embark

This development tool allows the developer to seamlessly develop and launch an application that uses html5 without a server and also uses technologies that operate on a decentralized platform.

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Any changes made or any modification made in the agreed contract will immediately be updated and changed or modified in the application too. This reduces the workload of the developer and also provides a comfortable user interface to the user.

Journey as a blockchain developer

All of the above tools have their own supportive features that help the blockchain developers to grow their technology stack. They will help you as a developer to identify, scrutinize data and features to optimally choose the best tool that increases the performance of your application.

Choosing the right tool will help you achieve your goal effectively.

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