ChainFront Launches New Blockchain APIs and Developer Portal

ChainFront, a blockchain API-as-a-service provider, has announced the release of new public APIs and a developer portal. With the launch of these new ChainFront APIsTrack this API, the company is helping developers build applications that require blockchain integration by handling the tasks of backing up keys and keeping track of on-device wallets.

The company understands that security is essential when handling such sensitive information. To satisfy this need for security, ChainFront utilized Vault by HashiCorp, which is a key management and data protection tool. In a press release the company explained the details of this integration:

The service is deployed in private subnets of Amazon Web Services (AWS), unreachable via the public internet, using AWS security model.  AWS also provides multi-regional backups and redundancy.  FIPS 140-2 compliance is available. This security model provides confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability, and authentication.

The ChainFront API is RESTful and uses the OAuth 2.0 protocol to authorize calls. The API returns data in JSON and the company provides Java, Javascript, Go, and Python client libraries. For developers looking to get started with ChainFront the company is currently offering a 60 day free trial. 

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