RAM It All: Rising Costs Are Turning EOS Into a Crypto Coder’s Nightmare

Compared to ethereum, EOS seems to have scalable dapps figured out. Users of decentralized applications (dapps) on ethereum frequently chafe at the fact that any action – sending a tweet, playing a card, breeding a cat – costs money in the form of “gas” and takes time, as miners hash out the new state of the chain. At first glance, EOS suffers from neither of these issues. There is no fee to send tokens or call a dapp smart contract. And in contrast to ethereum, even when the EOS blockchain is…

RAM It All: Rising Costs Are Turning EOS Into a Crypto Coder’s Nightmare

Compared to ethereum, EOS seems to have scalable dapps figured out. Users of decentralized applications (dapps) on ethereum frequently chafe at the fact that any action – sending a tweet, playing a card, breeding a cat – costs money in the form of “gas” and takes time, as miners hash out the new state of the chain. At first glance, EOS suffers from neither of these issues. There is no fee to send tokens or call a dapp smart contract. And in contrast to ethereum, even when the EOS blockchain is…