#220 Manuel Araoz: Zeppelin and the Evolution of Smart Contract Development

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Zeppelin Co-Founder and CTO Manuel Araoz joined us to discuss his journey from building one of the first non-financial Bitcoin applications in 2012 to improving development and security practices for Ethereum smart contracts. We discussed the OpenZeppelin framework, a library of audited smart contracts as well as their new project zeppelin_os. Through on-chain, well-vetted and upgradeable smart contracts zeppelin_os aims to make developing Ethereum applications both easier and more secure.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Manuel’s journey in the blockchain space from proof of existence to BitPay to Streamium to Zeppelin
  • Why Manuel moved away from a pure Bitcoin focus to working on Ethereum
  • Why Zeppelin focuses on smart contract security
  • How smart contract security evolved since the start of Ethereum
  • The OpenZeppelin framework of audited Ethereum contracts
  • Why zeppelin_os and standardized, upgradeable on-chain contracts are the next evolutionary step
  • The core component of zeppelin_os: Kernel, SDK and markeplace
  • The ZEP token and its role in zeppelin_os

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