This Week in Avalanche, Oct 22 2020
Magic, a passwordless login solution, is now integrated with Avalanche.
Avascan launched their Asset Detail Verification Program. If you’ve launched a token use the program to add rich data to the asset on Avascan.
Avascan added a staking alert tracker that can help remind you when a delegation is about to come to an end. Alerts are in-browser so you’ll see them when on the Avascan site. Click on the bell to activate alerts.
NitaXmX describes the experience staking on a Raspberry Pi 4. They’re giving away NFTs to others doing the same, reach out on twitter to claim one.
79% staking ratio (283,304,037 AVAX) - ↑ 1% from last week
~11% current staking reward per year
589 Validators - ↑ 18 from last week
Asset Layer (X-Chain)
180 assets have been issued on the X-chain - ↑ 12 from last week
Stuff For Devs
A new release of avalanche-cli (v1.0.3) by Hasan Karahan
An alternative Avalanche CLI by Jean Zundel
Avalanche 101: An Overview of the Internet of Finance - A really useful resource to share with those new to Avalanche
Ava Labs are hiring: Collin Cusce described how he ended up there and makes a compelling case why you should consider applying.
Bitavax are conducting an airdrop for BTAX. If you want to play around with a token that’s not AVAX on the X-Chain this is a good opportunity.
All this weeks MoneyDance videos are up.
Podcasts, Interviews & Misc
Emin gave a presentation on Open and Programmable Finance with Avalanche at the ReDeFine Summit
Seq lays out his thoughts on why AVAX will become an incredible store of value
A comparison of costs in Ethereum vs the C-Chain by Patricio Lopez
Paradigm interviewed Emin about Avalanche
Sept 28 - Dec 9: MoneyDance Hackathon
Nov 2: 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.