Lisk (LSK)

Create smart contracts with javascript


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Lisk Short Description

Lisk is a next generation platform that allows for the development and distribution of JavaScript based decentralized applications using an easy to use, fully featured ecosystem.

Through Lisk, developers can build, publish, distribute, and monetize their applications within a custom built cryptocurrency powered system that utilizes custom blockchains, smart contracts, cloud storage, and computing nodes; all from within one industry solution. Lisk is the first decentralized application solution written entirely in Node.js. This opens up the Lisk ecosystem to thousands of current developers with no additional skills necessary.

Any web developer who is already familiar with JavaScript and Node.js can immediately jump in and begin building decentralized applications from day one..


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Lisk Whitepaper

Lisk makes it easy for developers to build and deploy blockchain applications in JavaScript. Develop and publish blockchain applications with your own sidechains on the open-source Lisk Platform.

The whitepaper of Lisk is 9 Pages long.

The most influencial keywords are: Dapps, Lisk, Delegates, Users, Nodes, Development, Blocks, Transactions, Consensus, and Create.

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Lisk Competitors

  • 1.) Ark

    ARK provides users, developers, and startups with innovative blockchain technologies. Aim to create an entire ecosystem of linked chains and a virtual spiderweb of endless use-cases that make ARK highly flexible, adaptable, and scalable. ARK is a secure platform designed for mass adoption and will deliver the services that consumers want and developers need.

  • 2.) Asch

    Asch is an efficient, flexible, safe and decentralized application platform, which was initially designed to lower the barrier to entry for developers. With the use of JavaScript as its application programming language, the platform makes use of relational databases to store data, drawing similarities between developing a DAPP and developing a traditional web application.

  • 3.) Achain

    Achain is a public blockchain platform that enables developers of all levels to issue tokens and create smart contracts, decentralized applications and blockchain systems. Achain is committed to building a global blockchain network for information exchange and value transactions.


Lisk Product Analysis

Lisk was founded back in February 2016. Its source code was released publicly on github on February 2016 under the Apache License 2.0 license.
Organization wise, Lisks Development is Semi-centralized and is being developed under the lead of Juan Gonzalez.

The consensus on which the Lisk network is run is called Delegated Proof of Stake, while the underlying algorithm is called DPoS.
In the current state of Lisk currently is On-going development

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Lisk Communities & Events

Lisk makes it easy to develop blockchain applications in JavaScript.

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An unofficial Lisk channel featuring Announcements, News, and Discussions surrounding the decentralized Blockchain Application platform.

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Official Twitter account for Lisk

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We are happy to announce that $LSK is now listed on the @latokens exchange with a #Bitcoin and an #Ethereum trading pair. PS: Always exercise caution when using exchanges. #Lisk 38 favorite
Today, Lisk is attending the blockchain ecosystem exchange sessions between Germany and the Netherlands together with @LiskCenter! A full day of blockchain and collaborations @factoryberlin🤞 26 favorite
Ever wondered where to buy $LSK? We have compiled a list of 12 major exchanges which overall score the best in reputation, liquidity and security. $LSK are required to use #Lisk's network functionalities. The blog post is for information purposes only. 93 favorite
Our backend developer @michiel_mulders takes a technical look at The sharing economy proof of concept blockchain application was developed with the #Lisk SDK by @blockchain030 and @LiskCenter. 102 favorite
LIP0025 which introduces a minimum balance requirement for accounts was just proposed on GitHub by #Lisk researcher Iker Alustiza. This wraps up all research for our protocol roadmap objective `Replace static fees with dynamic fee system`. 78 favorite
We are happy to announce that #Lisk is now available on @Magnum_Wallet, a crypto wallet allowing users to send, receive, and store tokens. More info here: 94 favorite
Some users experienced issues running our Lisk Core docker image on Ubuntu. We have investigated the cases and released a patch today. The new release Lisk Core v2.1.5 is non-mandatory unless you encounter issues with our previous Lisk Core docker image. 67 favorite
Today we want to feature V8's post about the true cost of #javascript, giving insights into CPU execution time optimisations. @v8js #development #nodejs 78 favorite
The Lisk Center Utrecht organizes a full-day blockchain development workshop on Saturday, 21st of March. If you want to learn how to develop your own blockchain in JavaScript with the #Lisk SDK, make sure to sign up! 93 favorite
The @ChainStandards have released their blockchain agnostic ID specification including support for #Lisk. 46 favorite

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Lisk Github Analysis

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Every change to the codebase of Lisk is registered as a commit. More active projects have many commits, dead projects nearly none.

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Extending a project results in many new lines of code. Changing existing code results in nearly the same amount of additions and deletions. Projects that are growing show a large number of code additions with relatively few deletions.

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Lisk Team

Lisk Lead

Oliver Beddows - Vice president & cto
The global financial crisis helped to make Oliver realize that he wanted to create something of bigger significance than the projects he was involved in at the time. With twelve years of development experience, he understood that digital technology, put into the hands of more people than the elite, can be a powerful tool to make the world more just and honest. Oliver saw that blockchain technology offered great opportunity, but that the platforms available for developers were far too complex

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Lisk Team Members (58)


Mat Piaggi

Community lead


Michael Borowiec

Communications lead


Jacob Kowalewski

Education lead


Kuba Kufel

Marketing manager


Lindsay Buescher

Performance marketing lead


Thomas Schouten

Head of marketing


Mehmet Yatki

Backend developer

Jan Hackfeld



Andrei Klimenok

Frontend qa engineer


Andreas Kendziorra



Michał Tomasik

Frontend developer

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Lisk Markets

# Exchange Pair Price 24h Volume Trusted
# 1 Binance LSK/BTC $ 0.883549 $ 882,568 check
# 2 Kraken LSK/EUR $ 0.882756 $ 61,231 check
# 3 Bittrex LSK/BTC $ 0.881313 $ 38,785 check
# 4 Kraken LSK/BTC $ 0.876019 $ 29,049 check
# 5 Binance LSK/ETH $ 0.882212 $ 23,049 check
# 6 Poloniex LSK/BTC $ 0.885227 $ 19,161 check
# 7 Binance LSK/BNB $ 0.876048 $ 9,584 check
# 8 Kraken LSK/USD $ 0.865187 $ 18,909 check
# 9 Kraken LSK/ETH $ 0.881282 $ 8,016 check
# 10 Poloniex LSK/USDT $ 0.889962 $ 6,306 check


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