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dumb fuck front end engineer here, let’s say ethereum = the OG Internet/ARPANET, is it safe to say LINK is the equivalent of HTML+CSS+ECMAScript 6 but better in every way?

>> No.21534683

one is a DAPP platform the other is a DAPP

>> No.21534702

More like https

>> No.21534712

Furniture salesman here, yes

>> No.21534730

eth - BUS
link - HTTPS

>> No.21534812

imagine admitting you're a front end eng on biz.

>> No.21534825

Ethereum: The Internet
Chainlink: An API that's somehow valued at 13% of the Internet's total value

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>> No.21534845

Don't let them know how cheap ETH is anon.

>> No.21534896

More like PHP and https in one from my understanding.

>> No.21534905

Unironically these days Internet practically equals to the World Wide Web

>> No.21534916

No you kinda got this backwards, to put it in really simple terms so other anons can understand my post as well:

If we assume that Ethereum to smart contracts and transactions is like the internet to websites and individual data requests, then Chainlink is the equivalent of blacked.com

>> No.21534945

That actually also makes sense, thanks anon.

>> No.21534949

LINK = Node js

>> No.21534971

A better front-end analogy is
ETH = JavaScript
LINK = XMLHttpRequest

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>> No.21535041

It's the htpps equivalent cause it secures the data

>> No.21535070

Imagine thinking anyone is going to read that useless word salad

>> No.21535074

Immagine if you could invest in http how much money you'd be making.. do the math
Link is the same

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Jesus, it's true /biz/ is full of technical illiterates.

>> No.21535213

OP, it just occurred to me a lot of people on this board will be too young to get this analogy so let me explain
If you look at the oldest websites before JS they were just documents with formatting. JS was all the rage when it came out but it was basically only good for adding little animations another superficially dynamic stuff to your webpages for a long time.
XMR was basically introduced to make apps like Gmail work and it was the first thing that made JS actually useful. (also just so happens "useful" = "able to reliably transmit real-time data in a reliable way" in both cases)

>> No.21535312

No it's equal to a JSON scraper. It connects with APIs, that's it. Basically, log in with google or facebook kinda functionality you see added on sites these days.
It adds a lot to the functionality, it's those few lines of JavaScript that fetches your twitter following.
Protip, look into Holochain, that's gonna be more disruptive than anything else.

>> No.21535349

And now XMR has already been depreciated by fetch. What does that tell you?

>> No.21535351

Yeah dude, chainlink is CSS. What the fuck?

>> No.21535357

No one will use a Protocol which is not free, doesn't scale and doesn't provide privacy.

Smart people will make money right now from the idiots that think Eth and Link will be the next internet.

>> No.21535419

Roof repairman here, yes

>> No.21535427

this thread is a proof that /biz/ has a collective single digit of IQ

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chainlink is a json parser valued at 6 billion, shorted yesterday, I’m going to be so fucking rich

>> No.21535494

Imagine paying $50 to browse a webpage

>> No.21535508

BTC = tcp/ip
ETH = netscape navigator
LINK = bonzi buddy

>> No.21535575


>your wasting company resources posting here

>> No.21535662

>debt of minimum imbued onto the network creates value potential
Do people really believe this? There are infinite examples of energy usage without a corresponding “imbued value” of any kind.

>> No.21535740

ETH bulls have revealed themselves. Don’t let them know boys. This is our time.

>> No.21535773

erc-10 token soon, this will dump to 0

>> No.21535908

this is basically what chainlink is:

>> No.21535927

btc = <table>
eth = float: right
link = display: flex

>> No.21536014

I hate reddit too, but this is cruel

>> No.21536047

Fellow dev here, it is more like Angular or Vue.js where people can build applications using these frameworks to save time and money

>> No.21536146

It tells me you're either a zoomer or misunderstood my analogy.
fetch is just a different browser API that lets you do the same thing as XHR with promises.
Before XHR there wasn't an async BOM accessor to external APIs, you just had to navigate webpages synchronously.

>> No.21536261

so all in XMR?

>> No.21536298

only real OGs will remember

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From what I get it
Ethereum = Coca-Cola
Chainlink = Big Mac
Yes you don't need one but god damn what a good combo it is if you have both

>> No.21536317

Let me summarize it differently:
Protocols(infrastructure), smart contracts(processing) and oracles(data)

>> No.21536423

Really, I don't get how people in tech use weird analogies like that...

Ethereum = Computer
Chainlink = TCP (arguably SSH?)

Other analogies just don't work

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>let’s say ethereum = the OG Internet/ARPANET

>> No.21537287

Will there be suicide tent for people who lost their entire fortunes in the ChainGang? Also in 2021 will 5,000 Link enough or me to buy a new scooter?

>> No.21537417

I do... and stop ignoring all the rest of the properties of bitcoin

>> No.21537477

Eth is JS, Chainlink is the Fetch API

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