Figment launched support for Avalanche in their DataHub - you can build on Avalanche using their infrastructure for free via a suite of APIs (no need to run your own node).
One Avalanche-Ethereum Bridge had entered it’s final stage of testing. Built by Chainsafe, the bridge is two-way token bridge that enables ERC-20 and ERC-721 transfers between Avalanche (via the C-Chain) and Ethereum.
79% staking ratio (286,107,448 AVAX) - ↓ 1% from last week
~10.27% current staking reward per year
631 Validators - ↑ 9 from last week
Asset Layer (X-Chain)
332 assets have been issued on the X-chain - ↑ 51 from last week
DApp Layer (C-Chain)
A beta site for avaXswap has appeared - use at your own risk. Only use the testnet and only if you know what you’re doing! If you want to see how it works without testing yourself, tolon made a video.
Avascan added a bunch of new C-Chain tracking features - read more in their blog
Stuff for Devs
DataHub documentation for Avalanche - includes tutorials as well as docs. DataHub also have an active discord if you have any questions.
How To Reach Your Avalanche Node from Outside Your Local Environment by Murat Celiktepe
Gabriel Cardona has a growing list of Avalanche related scripts you might find useful.
Discussions continue on the Avalanche Forum.
Podcasts, Interviews & Misc
The infrastructure for next-gen Blockchains - Ted Yin, Co-founder & Chief Protocol Architect at Ava Labs
RenVM, Bringing Interoperability to Avalanche - Loong Wang
Avalanche: How the Future of the Internet Looks Like - a feature from The DeFi Times newsletter
Get to know the Avalanche ecosystem (En español) - Andrea Vargas
Sept 28 - Dec 9: MoneyDance Hackathon
Dec 9: MoneyDance Demo Day
Dec 9: Crowdsale AVAX tokens unlock
Dec 14 - Jan 17: Encode Hackathon
About me & the newsletter
I’m a long term investor & enthusiast in the space. I’ve been interested in Avalanche for a while & decided to start this to keep up with the project & hopefully enable others too as well. If I’ve missed anything or you want me to include something for next week please let me know! You can reach me at @_ed1990_ on twitter or @edwardwill1 on telegram.