The Activeledger Ruby SDK provides a distributed ledger layer capable of modernizing legacy systems. This package currently supports connection handling, key generation and handling, key onboarding, and transaction building. Activeledger features Activity Streaming which can handle multiple transactions at the same time without increasing costs.
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