Alchemy Launches Dapp Builder for the Next Billion Web3 Developers
Alchemy hopes its new create Web3 dApp or CW3D platform that will help bring more people into decentralized technologies.
Alchemy's goal of mass adoption is a common refrain for the blockchain industry but there's a steep learning curve in onboarding the masses to Web3.
According to Alchemy developer, its new tool can spin up decentralized applications in 4 minutes.
"Our overall mission and vision are to bring blockchain or Web3 to a billion people," Elan Halpern, Product Manager at Alchemy said in an interview "The way we really see that happening is by empowering developers."
1/ Building a dapp from scratch in 4 minutes sounds impossible, right?— Alchemy | The web3 developer platform (@AlchemyPlatform) February 24, 2023
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According to Halpern "There's kind of this flywheel lifecycle where if you want my grandmother to be able to use a Web3 applicaiotn. there has to be a product that she's actually excited about using and in order for there to be the product a developer has to be excited about building that product."
Alchemy said that the create Web3 dApp tool is open source something Halpern said was international.
She said, "We want people to contribute to it the idea here is you can build your own templates components and find features and things that you want adding that the CW3D tool aims to make developer's lives easier which means involving a lot of other ecosystems involving a lot of other developer advocates and people to be able to contribute there."
Alchemy routinely says its products will work within a certain amount of time. as well Alchemy users could create an allowlist in under 10 minutes and with CW3D it takes four minutes to build a dApp.
Halpern added that those 4 minutes can depend on a few factors like connectivity but added that the CW3D tool comes with the essential tools needed to create a decentralized application.
Halpern said: Building in Web3 right now is pretty similar to building a website in the 90s it's like a hot space there's a ton of opportunity but the infrastructure tooling and support that you get as a developer is like close to nothing, if you really want to build the next generation of mainstream application the tooling and the infrastructure has to be able to support you through that".