This Week in Avalanche, Jan 22 2021
Avalanche Major News
AvalancheGo v1.1.3 released - update is optional but encouraged. The patch includes minor bug fixes relating to APIs.
e-Money to launch a range of European stablecoins on the C-Chain
YIELD App is Expanding its DeFi Banking Solution to Avalanche
How to Run Avalanche at Home: Maintaining Your Node by Berk Ozdogan
You can now track Avascan validators via their documentation. Right now if you delegate to them you’ll receive SCAN tokens and you’ll be showing support to a valuable pillar of the ecosystem!
Ted Yin & Stephen Buttolph made a csv of the entire P-Chain reward history (not easily done since P-Chain is not indexed). This is especially useful if you need the data for tax returns.
Ted also made some charts with the data
71.3% staking ratio (256,614,033 AVAX) ↑ 0% from last week
~9.97% current staking reward per year
762 Validators - ↑ 32 from last week
Asset Layer (X-Chain)
947 assets have been issued on the X-chain - ↑ 35 from last week
DApp Layer (C-Chain)
Rado Minchev demonstrates fast finality (< 1s) of the C-Chain using while using MetaMask.
To learn how Rado did it: How to use MetaMask with Avalanche by Tradingtoolcrypto
Zero Exchange received an audit from Zokyo
Complus Network, a multichain DEX, released their litepaper
Avalanche Forum: will future EIPs supported by the C-Chain?
Stuff for Devs
Avash v1.0.2 released
Ortelius v1.1.3 released
Leart Ulaj joined the weekly bZx Community Call to help answer Avalanche related questions
The Avalanche telegram channel hosted AMAs for AllNodes and bZx
Podcasts, Interviews & Misc
AVAX Portal #5 by Kuen Shahi
Dec 14 - Jan 17: Encode Hackathon
Mar 9: Crowdsale AVAX tokens unlock
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