What the (Current) DApp Stack Looks Like

Many people have been talking about how “DApps,” or decentralized applications, will change the world. Of course, Ethereum has served as the foundation for a whole bunch of DApp development, from banks, to governments, and even the UN.

But how do you make DApps? What would that even look like? Let’s take a quick look at how DApps are currently made (or the different parts of a decentralized application).

A more simplified graphic here may help:

So simply put, we can break down a decentralized application into the following parts:

  1. The application user interface — all the buttons and visualizations that the user sees, pushes, and interacts with

Getting Started Making DApps

So how can we get started making DApps? Take a look here to find a great starting tutorial!

CEO of Emerging Impact, Former Head of ConsenSys Social Impact, @Goldman Alum, @Cisco Alum, @TFA Alum, Activist, Intense Autodidact

CEO of Emerging Impact, Former Head of ConsenSys Social Impact, @Goldman Alum, @Cisco Alum, @TFA Alum, Activist, Intense Autodidact