This Week in Avalanche, Mar 5 2021
Avalanche Major News
AvalancheGo v1.2.1 released - The patch includes stability, performance, and monitoring improvements.
Congress of the Mexican State of Quintana Roo is integrating Avalanche to become the first national congress to use it for the digital certification of its legislative documentation.
SushiSwap is going multi-chain and will be deploying on the C-Chain
Avalanche Forum: AvalancheGo Validator + Mullvad VPN + WireGuard
78.35% staking ratio (282,043,646 AVAX) - ↓ 2.4% from last week
~9.81% current staking reward per year
837 Validators - ↓ 11 from last week
Asset Layer (X-Chain) and DApp Layer (C-Chain)
TUSD is now live natively on Avalanche.
Roman Storm deployed his Token MultiSender and ERC20 Token Faucet DApps to the C-Chain.
MetaMask announced better support for alternative EVM chains - this should solve most the issues MM users have experienced with the C-Chain.
Zero Exchange are building an NFT marketplace
Complus Network are building a BSC <-> Avalanche <-> Heco cross chain bridge. Currently live on testnet & launching soon.
2318 assets issued on the X & C chains - ↑ 165 from last week
23991 total AVAX burned 🔥 - ↑ 5799 from last week
Stuff for Devs
Avalanche Smart Contract Quickstart - lay out a best-practices regarding writing, testing & deploying smart-contracts, built using HardHat. Developed by Gabriel Cardona & Das Connor
Avash v1.0.3 released
pyava, an Avalanche Python SDK by Quiark
Garbiel Cardona & Aaron Buchwald are working on the roadmap for Avash. They’re asking the community for ideas, please reach out if you have some!
The Figment Avalanche Learn Pathway is coming. $50,000 in $AVAX will be distributed to developers who learn how to build on Avalanche with DataHub, Starting March 16th.
Mastering Avalanche - The Internet of Finance. An open source book started by Ava Labs, they hope to leverage the wisdom of the wider community so PRs are welcome!
The Pangolin governance forum is live
SIMBA Chain is integrating further with Avalanche, adding support for AVAX to their HD Wallet and allowing smart contract designers to easily deploy Dapps to the C-Chain.
Avascan introduced meta attributes for addresses, read their blog to learn more.
MyCointainer launched trading and staking services for AVAX
Avalanche NFT Studio | Easily Mint Your Own NFTs - tutorial by CederNet
Chainlist, a site by Andre Cronje (part of his multichain effort), features the C-Chain.
Podcasts, Interviews & Misc
Less Smart Contracts, More Brilliant Subnets - insightful blog post by Collin Cusce
DeFi, scalability and AVAX staking on OKCoin — Ava Labs & OKCoin AMA recap
Bitcoin Stories: interview with Emin Gün Sirer
Avalanche Review – Eric Wall Asks Questions with Kevin Sekniqi
Building a Financial Advisor dApp on Avalanche: Part 2 - by hariseldon
Coinscrum: Introducing the Avalanche Network with John Wu, Ava Labs
Harvard Law School Blockchain & Fintech Initiative: The Rise of Decentralized Finance - Keynote featuring Emin, Andreas Antonopoulos and Kyle Roche &
Eric Rosen from Roche Freedman LLP
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