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Smart contracts: Approach with caution

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Smart contracts: Approach with caution

Duration: 00:14:01

Speaker: Jake Craige

Type: Talk

Expertise: Intermediate

Event: Devcon 4

Date: Oct 2018

Some of Ethereum’s most critical use cases come from it’s ability to create smart contracts, but this feature has a downside. Transactions no longer either succeed or fail, there are partial failure states that affect what occurred and all variations need to be accounted for when people get paid from it. Jake will discuss how Coinbase mitigates these risks and ensures smart contract transactions are handled safely.



About the speakers


Jake Craige

Senior Software Engineer

Jake is a Senior Software Engineer at Coinbase where he works on projects including the implementation of new assets and Ethereum wallet management. Prior to Coinbase, he was a Senior Developer at thoughtbot where he developed code for startups and Fortune 500 companies alike.

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