Solana is a public, permissionless blockchain launched in 2020. It leverages computer hardware for its high throughput and performance. Solana has been the pioneer in cutting-edge innovation leading in the adoption of tech like concurrent Merkle trees, interfaces, token-2022...etc
I briefly talked about some differences between Solana and EVM chains previously and in this article I will take you through the process of minting an NFT using the Rust Solana SDK and the MetapleX SDK.
In this article we will implement a backend api server for a contacts application that uses Postgres for persistent data storage.
NOTE: I am working on Linux and some of these instructions might not work for Other OSs.
Part II of the Postgres notes
Tutorial notes and additions on Derek Banas' video on Postgres.
Postgres is an open source relational Database Management System.