Decentralized data aggregator Fluence Labs highlighted user uptake as the number one problem facing decentralized app (DApp) developers in a new survey released on Jan. 29.
The DApp industry, which began using the Ethereum blockchain in 2017, has since grown to number around 1,800 products, according to listing resource DappRadar.
Fluence notes that of the 900 projects they found that had contacts available, 160 projects filled out their survey.
EOS and TRON have since risen to compete with Ethereum as host blockchains, the latter nonetheless still being home to 87 percent of DApps, Fluence says.
More broadly, the climate for developers remains troublesome, as demand for DApps is seemingly restricted.
“New user onboarding was mentioned by more than three quarters of the respondents as the major obstacle to adoption,” Fluence reports as one of the survey’s key results.
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