- Solidity was proposed in 2014 by Gavin Wood and was later developed by Ethereum’s Solidity team, led by Christian Reitwiessner, Alex Beregszaszi & others.
- Smart contract language used on Ethereum and in EVM compatible blockchains.
- From Wikipedia:
"Solidity is a contract-oriented programming language for writing smart contracts. It is used for implementing smart contracts on various blockchain platforms. It was developed by Gavin Wood, Christian Reitwiessner, Alex Beregszaszi, Liana Husikyan, Yoichi Hirai and several former Ethereum core contributors to enable writing smart contracts on blockchain platforms such as Ethereum."
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- An open-source community project mainly developed and maintained by a core team (18-9-2020).