This Week in Avalanche, Feb 26 2021
Avalanche Major News
Cartesi is integrating with Avalanche to expand Layer-2 infrastructure within DeFi
Biconomy is coming to the C-Chain. it allows for gasless transactions and could be very useful for users crossing aeb who have no AVAX to pay for transactions.
80.76% staking ratio (290,748,213 AVAX) ↑ 0.75% from last week
~9.82% current staking reward per year
848 Validators - ↑ 1 from last week
Asset Layer (X-Chain) and DApp Layer (C-Chain)
Avascan now map ERC20s in their explorer
The Avalanche Wallet now allows you to send, store & see ERC20 tokens on the C-Chain.
YetiSwap launched, they’re doing an airdrop for PNG holders. N.B. this is a separate project from BAO who are also launching a project called YetiSwap on the C-Chain 🥴
2,153 assets have been issued on the X & C chains
18,192 total AVAX burned
Stuff for Devs
Generate AVAX addresses and keys from a mnemonic phrase in Python - from crypto.bi
Avalanche docs are now available in Spanish
How to Claim Pangolin PNG Airdrop (Available for UniSwap & Sushi Holders) - video tutorial by Every Bit Helps
Makoto Inoue built a way to instantly arbitrage stablecoins between Uniswap
forks across different chains/L2s using Connext. Support for Pangolin on the C-Chain has been proposed.
Zero Exchange has the ability to steal user funds via an infinite minting function. The team claim it’s required for their cross chain DEX functionality. Read the report by Nathan Worsley to make your own mind up.
Proof of Learning (PoL) launched an Avalanche Education Curriculum for Japanese blockchain users & devs
PNG became the first non-AVAX native Avalanche asset to be added to CoinGecko
SIMBA Chain announced a webinar with Ava Labs, on March 4 at 2:00 pm EST., it will focus on utilising the SIMBA Platform to build applications on Avalanche.
Avalanche is sponsoring the Chainlink Spring 2021 Hackathon
Podcasts, Interviews & Misc
What is Avalanche Network (AVAX) and Why it Matters - by By Daniel Phillips from Decrypt
Pangolin — how are Liquidity Pools created through smart contracts? - blog post by hariseldon
Part 1: Building a Financial Advisor dApp on Avalanche - by hariseldon
AVAX PORTAL #7 by Kuen Shahi
PEPEGUN - Emin as a Rare Pepe
Mar 9: Crowdsale AVAX tokens unlock
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