This Week in Avalanche, Nov 5 2020
Ren Protocol confirmed they will be adding support for Avalanche. This means soon renBTC and other Ren assets will be available on Avalanche.
Figment Networks have open sourced their work on avalanche-rosetta - Rosetta is an open-source specification and set of tools that makes integrating with blockchains simpler, faster, and more reliable.
The AvalancheTipBot has been released by ablock, who received an Avalanche-X grant for this work. Read about how to get set up here.
How To Update Your Node Version For The First Time Using Cloudjiffy - by J Stodd
Avascan added useful filtering options that can help delegators choose the right validator for them
How to delegate AVAX with the Avalanche Wallet - a new tutorial from Staking Rewards
78% staking ratio (280,860,457 AVAX) - ↓ 1% from last week
~11% current staking reward per year
612 Validators - ↑ 3 from last week
Asset Layer (X-Chain)
201 assets have been issued on the X-chain - ↑ 13 from last week
Don Wonton has been on an NFT minting spree and has committed to giving away 20 NFTS each day. Comment with your X-address on his twitter threads to grab yourself one!
Ted Yin and Ricardo Vázquez from Ava Labs participated in Blockchain Summit Latam but recordings are yet to be released.
Staking Rewards, has integrated Avalanche into their site and partnered with Avascan. You can use the site to calculate potential returns and help select validators you might want to delegate your AVAX.
Podcasts, Interviews & Misc
Launching Avalanche Applications Faster with DataHub by Figment by Andrew Cronk
This weeks MoneyDance videos can be found on the Ava Labs youtube channel.
Sept 28 - Dec 9: MoneyDance Hackathon
Nov 17: Next round of speakers for MoneyDance
Dec 9: MoneyDance Demo Day
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.