Cardano: smart contracts will be compatible with all programming languages

The Cardano project has just confirmed that it wants to open up to all programming languages, in order to attract developers not familiar with blockchain technologies. The news could set the project apart from its immediate competitors.

Cardano opens up to other environments

IOHK, the company that manages the Cardano project (ADA) , announced this opening to other languages ​​on Twitter yesterday. Two new development environments will be offered: the IELE devnet and the KEVM devnet.

The KEVM environment is a bridge between the Cardano blockchain and that of Bitcoin Union:

The ‘IELE’ devnet will be the first large scale beta test to allow non-blockchain developers to start to build smart contracts on Cardano, without the need to learn a blockchain-specific programming language!

— IOHK Media (@IOHKMedia) December 3, 2020

“Our“ KEVM ”dvnet will allow developers to deploy existing or developing Ethereum applications on Cardano. More than 140,000 smart contracts will be compatible with the Cardano blockchain. “

The project makes use of a version of the Ethereum Virtual Machine for this. The maneuver will undoubtedly allow Cardano to go grab some developers familiar with Solidity, the programming language of Ethereum.

Cardano smart contracts compatible with all programming languages

But what has been particularly noted is the second programming environment: IELE. It will allow developers to create dApps on Cardano using any programming language :

The ‘IELE’ devnet will be the first large scale beta test to allow non-blockchain developers to start to build smart contracts on Cardano, without the need to learn a blockchain-specific programming language!

— IOHK Media (@IOHKMedia) December 3, 2020

“The“ IELE ”devnet will be the first large-scale beta test that allows non- blockchain developers to start building smart contracts on Cardano, without needing to learn a blockchain-specific programming language! “

This opening of Cardano to other languages ​​could be key for the propagation of the project. There are often barriers to the adoption of blockchains that use specific programming languages. This could therefore allow Cardano to stand out from the competition , by becoming an all-in-one tool.

In any case, the development of the Cardano project seems to have accelerated in recent months. And its gradual decentralization tends to bring confidence to the ecosystem. We learned a month ago that 50% of Cardano blocks were produced in a decentralized manner .