- Google and Ontology joins hands as they launch the ONT development platform on Google Cloud
- The dApp claims to provide hassle free smart contract development, also comes with a block explorer called ‘SmartX’
- The announcement followed a 15% price surge for ONT this week.
Ontology, an enterprise grade Blockchain network that provides secure and bespoke client chains announced this weekend that their development software has been added into the cloud platform marketplace which offers tools for development of smart contracts on the ontology Blockchain. The new software is called ont_dev_Platform. This new decentralized application or a dApp product offers users with a block explorer named ‘SmartX’. It is a test environment on the ontology platform and a smart contract integrated development environment (IDE).
Ready for mass adoption
A statement from the official announcement states that:
“Using the ONTlogy Development platform on one of these cloud providers allows you to play around with and develop smart contracts without having to go through the fuss of configuring and setting up an environment locally.”
The announcement further stated that their partnership with Google cloud technology will facilitate them to collaborate with Google in marketing services.
IT giants paying attention
Blockchain technology has been on the spotlights and magazine covers lately. It’s has already got the attention of various IT giants and so Google getting on the ride is not a surprise. The announcement made on medium stated how this addition makes ontology “one of the first public blockchains to have a development platform on the leading cloud provider marketplaces.” Not only limited to google Ontology is presently available on Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web services, based on several reports during the end of 2018.
The recent announcement also came with a 15 percent price surge which briefly shot ONT into to the top 20 coins and later dropping to the 21st place. While all the other coins were moving sideways – ONTology turned all green. Started by OnChain the company also behind NEO, Ontology is a public Blockchain that aims to ease the use of emerging Blockchain technology for companies. It is also under constant development and is also being listed on more and more exchanges every passing day. Earlier this week ONT was listed on the MXC exchange. They had also joined hands with Parity games earlier this February to provide a Blockchain based gaming platform.