This Week in Avalanche, Oct 15 2020
AvalancheGo v1.0.2 released - highlights include network latency enhancements, database stability improvements and increased transaction reliability on the P-chain.
AvalancheGo v1.0.3 released - highlights include networking DoS protection improvements, a new simple AVM wallet, expanding of health checks, and throttling cleanup.
Avascan announced a Validator Verification Program. If you’re a validator consider getting verified to help attract delegated AVAX.
How to build Avalanche Network Validator on AWS by FAB-IT Solutions
78% staking ratio (279,435,790 AVAX) - ↑ 5% from last week
~11% current staking reward per year
571 Validators - ↑ 39 from last week
Asset Layer (X-Chain)
168 assets have been issued on the X-chain - ↑ 9 from last week
Dapp layer (C-Chain)
Stuff For Devs
Deploying a DeFi Contract Using Avalanche, presentation & demo by Hal Hyatt
Connecting External Data to Avalanche, presentation & demo by Patrick Collins
The State of Avalanche 2020, a nice overview of the ecosystem by Gabriel Cardona
Monitor your AVAX addresses with AvaxAlert, a service that notifies you when a transaction happens on your wallet address.
Avalanche Enigma a puzzle competition where you can win ENIGMA tokens launched.
How to set up Your Ledger Nano S for AVAX by Gabriel Cardona
FTX have added AVAX to their DeFi Index product
Podcasts, Interviews & Misc
All this weeks MoneyDance videos are up at the Ava Labs Youtube page.
Exploring the Internet of Assets with John Wu - Interview by Scott Melker
Emin explains weak subjectivity to Crypto Twitter
Can Avalanche Become A Player in DeFi and Layer1? The Crypto and Muay Thai Podcast chats to Jay Kurahashi-Sofue.
Sept 28 - Dec 9: MoneyDance Hackathon
Oct 21: Next round of speakers for MoneyDance
Dec 9: MoneyDance Demo Day
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.