The Decentraland SDK allows you to generate a default project containing a Decentraland scene, build, test, preview the content of your scene and more. Decentraland uses the Ethereum blockchain to record the ownership of the digital assets, and other tradable items that can be read and reacted to by a 3D scene. Tokens that are used for experiences and games in Decentraland are held in an Ethereum wallet that holds various tokens for Ether, MANA, LAND, and others. Decentraland is a decentralized VR platform service that is powered by the Ethereum blockchain, that allows you to create, experience, and monetize content and applications.
This is the beginning of ProgrammableWeb's series on Cryptocurrency and why it matters to developers. In this article we present an overview of the ecosystem including a brief overview of blockchain, Ethereum and more as well as some of the common API types you can expect to see.