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Stephen Hardy
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The tech stack behind the development of an NFT Marketplace

Investors are pumping billions of dollars into crypto collectibles. Artists are getting huge value for their unique work and traders receive exclusive ownership. “If you have everything under control, you are not moving fast enough”, says a well-known quote. Entrepreneurs can enlarge their wealth quickly by initiating NFT marketplace development. Whom to approach and how to formulate a business plan? They can reach out to an experienced service provider and get started.

Construing the tools used for designing an NFT Marketplace website?

Cloud hosting platforms

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the hallmark of cloud computing. Techpreneurs get several advantages such as cost-effectiveness, integration with Machine Learning (ML), and scalability.

Fool-proof security can be assured by using other Amazon frameworks like Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Relational Database Service (RDS), and Simple Storage Service (S3).

Cryptopreneurs can stop using centralized cloud storage platforms that are hack-prone and rigid. Instead, they can utilize decentralized systems such as Filecoin and InterPlanetary File Systems (IPFS).

Database management systems

Safe backup of the financial and personal data of investors is essential to boost credibility. Accordingly, an NFT platform development company will use MongoDB, MySQL, and PostgreSQL for storing the information of content creators and traders.

All the open-source software can handle high traffic from various parts of the world. Eventually, this leads to greater operating efficiency.

Front-end and back-end frameworks

A friendly user interface makes a big difference in the success of an NFT buying and selling platform. React.js is utilized for creating the front-end of the blockchain-powered marketplace. Accordingly, Express.js and Node.js are utilized for establishing Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and Decentralized Applications (dapps).

Programming languages

“Talk is cheap, show me the code”. An NFT marketplace is built with several programming languages like JavaScript, Kotlin, Python, Solidity, Swift and Typescript.

Since most of the NFT marketplaces operate on the Ethereum blockchain network, Solidity helps in developing smart contracts. This automated software runs on the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM).

Smart contract deployment tools

A variety of frameworks such as Drizzle, Ganache, and Truffle are used for testing the pre-programmed software. It also manages the digital collectibles stored by investors on the Ethereum blockchain. Other frameworks like Brownie, Hardhat, and OpenZeppelin are also put to use for investors to compile and interact with smart contracts.

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Wrapping Up

Using an appropriate set of technologies will determine the level of traction that an NFT marketplace gets in the industry. Entrepreneurs would experience maximum growth by connecting with a skilled development company. They can cajole ambitious artists and investors with a world-class NFT platform.

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