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 is an open source blockchain application platform. We empower developers with a software development kit for blockchain applications written in JavaScript.

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We’ve uploaded a better quality video recording of the #LCBevent on YouTube. Check out the updated video: 43 favorite
We've added the remaining general questions related to the #Lisk project, together with @maxkordek answers, to the Lisk Updates Event Recap blog post. 58 favorite
We are searching for a Backend Developer to join our team in Berlin. Looking forward to receiving your applications on 39 favorite
Today, December 4th, at 3pm CET we will host a live AMA on @Shusetsun will answer your questions about the launch of Betanet v5, new protocol features, and further improvements. 52 favorite
We would like to announce the final #Lisk Community Hero for this year. Our gratitude goes to @ys_mdmg for the continuous support he is offering to the Lisk community. Want to find out more about him? Check out his profile: 60 favorite
We are happy to announce the launch of Betanet v5. 🚀  If you want to learn more about the new protocol features and further improvements read the blog post: On Friday, at 3pm CET, we will host an AMA on to answer your questions. 147 favorite
We just published a blog post about #blockchain in energy markets. It explains how blockchain technology can solve challenges in energy markets and discusses the benefits it offers to the sector. Check it out on the #Lisk blog: 69 favorite
After the first very inspiring year, we have now decided to take a short break with the #Lisk Builders program. We plan to modify and further improve the Lisk Builders program in early 2021. More details and updates will be announced on our social media channels. 59 favorite
We have just published the 1 Year Anniversary of #Lisk Builders Program blog post. We take a look back at this past year, share some statistics, and cover all of the proof of concept blockchain applications. To learn more check out the blog post: 58 favorite
We have just published the monthly #Lisk Achievements blog post. Check out the top news, updates, and achievements of Lisk in November 2020. 55 favorite

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Lisk Google Trends

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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 Price Prediction

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Lisk Team

Lisk Team Leader

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)


Jacob Kowalewski

Education lead


Kuba Kufel

Marketing manager


Lindsay Buescher

Performance marketing lead


Mehmet Yatki

Backend developer


Jan Hackfeld



Andrei Klimenok

Frontend qa engineer


Andreas Kendziorra



Michal Tomasik

Frontend developer

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Lisk Markets

# Exchange Pair Price 24h Volume Trusted
# 1 Binance LSK/USDT $ 1.353674 $ 495,156 check
# 2 Binance LSK/BTC $ 1.342245 $ 453,150 check
# 3 Kraken LSK/BTC $ 1.343616 $ 83,247 check
# 4 Binance LSK/ETH $ 1.350796 $ 50,293 check
# 5 Kraken LSK/EUR $ 1.357089 $ 44,008 check
# 6 Kraken LSK/USD $ 1.340132 $ 35,425 check
# 7 Kraken LSK/ETH $ 1.366581 $ 7,375 check
# 8 Bittrex LSK/BTC $ 1.346624 $ 5,675 check
# 9 Poloniex LSK/BTC $ 1.329108 $ 4,793 check
# 10 Poloniex LSK/USDT $ 1.316171 $ 4,303 check


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