StarkNet Roundup #41
Weekly summary of all things StarkNet
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Welcome to the 41st edition of my weekly comprehensive StarkNet summary. The previous update can be found here. 👇🏻
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Let’s get into this week’s news! 💪
Protocol & dev tool updates
@StarkscanCo - Table filters are now available across all tables! - You can now filter by number range, dates, names, types & statuses
@dynamic_xyz - We now support #StarkNet and the @argentHQ X and @myBraavos wallets! - The multi-chain web3 auth platform has landed on StarkNet
@StarknetCC - Surveying StarkNet's unique features - David Barreto - StarkNetCC Lisbon
@0xHashstack - Modular, Upgradable Smart Contracts. Nick Mudge x Hashstack - Twitter space between @0xHashstack & @mudgen to discuss on the topic of building modular & upgradable smart contracts
@0xNurstar - Aspect Deep Dive - How to Buy, Mint and Sell NFTs on StarkNet! - A Nurstar video tutorial on @aspectdotco
@myBraavos - 🚀Last week's news generated strong traction. #BraavosWallet reaches 200k downloads - A new milestone for Braavos
@myBraavos - Braavos new Hardware Signer capability is a game changer for the crypto industry - Read this thread to learn why
@myBraavos - Join us in this thread as we recap last week's activities - The Braavos’ news of the week summarized in a Twitter thread
@JediSwap - The force is stronger with your presence and contribution to JediSwap in the Gitcoin Rounds 14&15. As a sign of our gratitude, you have earned GitJedi Role! - Thread to claim NFTs and new JediSwap roles for people who participated in one of their two Gitcoin campaigns
@FibrousFinance - We are proud to be collaborating with @StarkNetRocks ! 🪨 - Fibrous will charge 0% fee from StarkRock holders
@zklend - October went by in a blink of an eye 🎃. It’s time to recap some of what happened - zkLend recap of what happened during October
@TheNewtonHQ - Happy to announce, that we added on-chain storage of questions hashes - It can guarantee your tokens reward if your answer has been approved for claiming a bounty
@matchbox_dao - BOUNTY REQUEST: "The FTX redeemer" ✨💰 Reward: up to $50k - Build a tool to allow anybody to directly donate to FTX victims (and CEX victims in general) with a recognition system for every donners
@Dahari - Asteroid Tracker now updated to view your wallets Asteroids - Tool from the Influence community allowing to view all of your Asteroids with their orbit paths, name and size, all in glorious 3D
@Orbiter_Finance - 🚩The TOP 5 dapps ranked by 'Active Accounts' in 7 days on StarkNet - 1 @10KSwap 6 704 - 2 @mySwapxyz 5 325 - 3 @MintSquareNFT 5 305 - 4 @aspectdotco 2 402 - 5 @Orbiter_Finance 1 169
Weekly StarkNet stats - last week: 310K txs on Goerli, 88K txs on Mainnet. To date: 8M9 on Goerli, 695K txs on Mainnet. Contracts deployed last week: 14K on Goerli / 8K on Mainnet
StarkNet Community & Shamans Highlights
StarkNet Workshop #6: Contributing to Kakarot, the ZK-EVM written in Cairo
A few months ago we shared a preliminary version of our thoughts about the decentralization of StarkNet. Since then we have absorbed feedback, consulted with experts, and expanded our thoughts to previously “blackboxed” areas such as leader election. The time is ripe for another round of feedback.
Our thought process about StarkNet’s decentralized protocol consists of three parts, to be presented in a series of three posts.
Overview and tight requirements that reflect the tradeoffs in question.
A concrete suggestion for leader elections.
Our thoughts surrounding the remainder of the protocol, namely consensus and proofs.
We highly recommend starting by reading this 46 post for an outline of the architecture, and the problems specific to StarkNet.
The (ongoing) planning for StarkNet’s decentralization has been challenging and we have received valuable help. Thanks to Bartek Kiepuszewski and Joachim Neu for illuminating discussions on consensus and high level architecture.
Actors in the protocol
In a nutshell, StarkNet’s decentralized scheme will use PoS Sybil resistance and feature two sets of actors: block-proposers (often called sequencers) and provers who produce proofs of many blocks at a time. At a high level, the protocol answers three questions about each set:
Who are the members?
How are tasks assigned to members?
What actions comprise each task?
In this section we will discuss the first two questions.
Heavily discussed StarkNet Improvement Proposals
Useful links & articles
@StarkNetAfrica - We will be taking a detailed look into the @zkxprotocol, a permissionless protocol for derivatives built on StarkNet - StarkNet Ecosystem Deep Dive #3
@AgoLajko - We are open sourcing the first version of @SlushSDK - Tendermint L3s on Starknet!
@devfolio - Wanna build the best L2 native dapp? @StarknetCC 2022 hackathon hears you - Build a decentralized, modular Web3 future using the power of Cairo
@ggballas - How to hack (almost) ANY Starknet Cairo smart contract - Find out for yourself here and start hacking
Dates and Events
@myBraavos - Account abstraction and the future of contract wallet - AMA with @StarkNet_ZH - Date : Nov. 14th, 13:00 UTC
@StarkWareLtd - StarkWare's @PapiniShahar (co-creator of Cairo) and Shahar Samocha join @EliBenSasson as they discuss recursive proving in detail - Date : 15th Nov, 18:00 CET / 17:00 UTC
@0xNurstar - The "Shill Me Your Fundamentals" Show is coming back - Date : Tue 15th November
@decent_dao - We are excited to discuss open on-chain reputation primitives with @0xmattegoat and @nikron_eth of @AstralyXYZ - Date : Tuesday 11/15, 3pm EST
@StarkNetAfrica - Our second StarkNet Ecosystem Deep Dive Twitter space will feature @nostrafinance - Date : 16th Nov - 3 PM WAT
@starknetvietnam - StarkNet Vietnam Conference will be hosted in HCMC - Register here - Date : November 23rd and 24th, 6 PM - 9 PM
@StarknetCC - StarkNetCC India 🇮🇳 will happen on Nov 30 & 1st Dec - You can register here
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