StarkNet Roundup #46
Weekly summary of all things StarkNet
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Welcome to the 46th 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 - StarkNet Devnet is now available on Starkscan - Enter your Devnet port and have their explorer available locally on your computer
@galronx - StarkNet's performance is still improving! Remember the transaction backlog graph from last month? This data is now available to the community - Check out network congestion on @StarkscanCo in real time
New version of starknet-hardhat-plugin (v0.7.1) has been released
@myBraavos - The Future Of StarkNet w/ Tom Brand: Performance Boost, New Features and Time Frames - recap of the Twitter Space : "The Braavosian's Talks #4"
@0xNurstar - StarkNet Important Concepts - Clip Series #1 - @myBraavos's Founder @mottylen explains how Smart Contract Wallets can change the Game!
@StarknetHouse - Why Experimentations Matter Now - Gregory Edison & Kunho Kim | STARKSanFrancisco 2022
@0xNurstar - zkLend Artemis Testnet Tutorial - StarkNet Ecosystem - Tutorial video
@Gammax_Exchange - DeFined - The Year 2022 in Crypto: Recap and Predictions for 2023 - @Gammax_Exchange Twitter Space
@0xHashstack - Building a high performant DEX on L2 - GammaX x Hashstack Twitter Space
@nostrafinance - Nostra Money Market Alpha Launch - Twitter Space recording – 07-12-2022
@0xNurstar - StarkNet Twitter Space Jam #5 - Some of the best StarkNet-Related Twitter Spaces/Podcasts of the Week
@myBraavos - About three weeks ago, Braavos passed 250K downloads! - @myBraavos continues to grow
@tokenterminal - @StarkNetEco is now live on Token Terminal - StarkNet is now tracked by Token Terminal
@StarkNetFndn - Introducing StarkNet's next step in decentralization - voting on protocol changes
@galronx - Introducing #StarkNet's Builders Council ✨ - The @StarkNetFndn will delegate 23.3% of the first phase voting power to the Builders Council members
@StarkWareLtd - If you want to stay updated on the greatest winter event, make sure to join this TG channel
@zkLend - We're delighted to announce Artemis public testnet is now live - @zkLend launches its public testnet
@Carbonable_io - The @Carbonable_io DApp is live on #StarkNet testnet with a brand new user interface - @Carbonable_io launches its testnet on StarkNet
@influenceth - TestNet Phase 3 - Sneak Peek - Early access starts January
@zkLend - zkLend Year in Review - Overview of zkLend's year
@JediSwap - Trading volume increased by ~100% in the last 24h - @JediSwap shows its daily metrics on Mainnet
@briqNFT - briqmas comes early for briq hodlers 🎄 santa will airdrop a small gift on December 20th - you need to hold at least a box, a booklet or an official set on your StarkNet Mainnet wallet - snapshot happens on December 19th at 12:00 UTC
@MintSquareNFT - We've launched the first NFT AMM on #StarkNet testnet - Mainnet soon! - You can now create your own NFT pools on @MintSquareNFT
to buy, sell NFTs, and earn trading fees
@KakarotZkEvm - @KakarotZkEvm - we're soo close! 3 more opcodes out of 142 we're starting to shift our focus to precompiles! spoiler alert: they're hard
@starkswap - Rebrand time - @starkswap changes its logo
@nostrafinance - Check out the recap of last week's events in Nostra
@donexfinance - We have deployed a new swap contract to testnet - Users will need to approve the new contract in the app before they can make a swap on Donex
@argentHQ - Argent X turns 1 - The @argentHQ wallet is now 1 year old
@door_labs - Finally, 6 weeks of the Offline Cairo Bootcamp Korea 2022 ended - More than 40 devs applied and 13 fellows were selected
@CarmineOptions - Carmine Options AMM Tokenomics - @CarmineOptions publishes an article about its tokenomics
@PxlsWtf - Mega thread with all rtwrks ever drawn by the Pxls community. Anyone can ask for an rtwrk and get it as an NFT at https://pxls.wtf
@earlystarkers - Early Starkers Discord is Live - @earlystarkers launches its Discord
@StarkGuardians - From our NFT launchpad protocol, an exciting sneak peek is here
@Starknet_id - WHAT'S NEXT - After mainnet what’s next ?
@StarkWareLtd - Our first blockchain meetup for women in Tel Aviv was a huge success - with a turnout of dedicated and interested participants
@yamancan_ - #starknet search rates on @google - @yamancan_ made a very interesting Google Search on the StarkNet term being looked up at around the Globe
@starkboard - ✨Weekly review N9✨ - All StarkNet Mainnet evolution metrics condensed
@OrbiterResearch - 🚩The TOP 5 rollups with the most transactions in 7 days - 1. @optimismFND - 2. @arbitrum - 3. @zksync - 4. @StarkWareLtd - 5. #arbitrumnova
@OrbiterResearch - 🚩The TOP 5 dapps ranked by interactions in 7 days on StarkNet - 1. @Starknet_id - 2. @10KSwap - 3. @mySwapxyz - 4. @MintSquareNFT - 5. @aspectdotco
StarkNet Community & Shamans Highlights
StarkNet Community Call #29 | Community Update
STARK SPACES | Safe CEX
STARK Struck Podcast | Episode 7 | Henri Lieutaud with Brian and Jane from ZKLend
StarkNet Builders’ Council - Mission Statement
The StarkNet Foundation is delegating a portion of its voting power to the Builders’ Council.
The Builders’ Council is comprised of 17 builders from the StarkNet Ecosystem, chosen by the Foundation on merit of their expertise and deep knowledge of StarkNet.
The Builders’ Council will vote on behalf of the Foundation during the First Phase of StarkNet Governance 14.
The StarkNet Foundation 2 has been set up as an independent community structure to support and develop the StarkNet Ecosystem.
The StarkNet Foundation will (i) foster research & development, (ii) foster expansion of the StarkNet network and supporting technology, (iii) promote use and adoption of the StarkNet network, and (iv) fuel StarkNet community participation and project governance. The Foundation will help fund and organize user and developer conferences, and coordinate cooperation with allied and related communities.
The Builders’ Council will give opportunities to builders from the community to help shape StarkNet. This is good for the network, as the greater the wisdom available to it, the better. It’s also the right approach for a community where tokens are not yet widely distributed.
The role of the Builders’ Council
Carry out an in-depth learning and discussion process for each proposed decision, with the aim to lead to well-founded decisions that will benefit StarkNet and its long-term vision.
Take an active part in encouraging discussions and votes during the first phase on behalf of StarkNet community members.
Ensure transparency of the Council’s discussions, decisions, and activities.
How the Builders Council works
The StarkNet Foundation will delegate a portion (23.3%) of the total first phase voting power to the Builders’ Council.
The Builders’ Council will hold an in-depth discussion on issues proposed by the Foundation and make a decision on how to act, based on a simple majority vote.
All calls will be recorded, meeting notes will be written, and posted on this community forum and a dedicated Github 3 repo for everyone to see, to uphold transparency and accountability.
The council’s mandate will be reviewed by the Foundation’s board after the end of the First Phase of the StarkNet Governance.
Heavily discussed StarkNet Improvement Proposals
StarkNet Builders’ Council - Mission Statement
Delegate Profile Thread
Regenesis state migration - Current suggestion
StarkNet Account Abstraction Model - Part 1
Useful links & articles
@StarkWareLtd - Dive into the world of @Sorare and experience the benefits of faster transactions, lower gas fees and higher security with StarkEx - Read the full thread to learn more
@StarkWareLtd - StarkNet is an open-source, permissionless network allowing anyone to join and start building projects - Avoid scams, fake buy walls, & other rugs by following these tips
@argentHQ - got friends and family you want to introduce to StarkNet? - Check out these educational articles from @argentHQ
@freshPizzaDev - Ranking the top AMMs on StarkNet - @freshPizzaDev reviews and ranks the three AMMs currently live on StarkNet Mainnet
@stark_con - What is a zero-knowledge proof? - an explanatory thread about this concept
@odin_free - Make the Move to Crypto Native with These 8 Steps - Withdraw your crypto from a centralized exchange to your hardware wallet
@carrawu - Big Idea For 2023: Fully On-Chain Games / Autonomous Worlds
@matchbox_dao - How to Make On-Chain Gaming Competitive: 'Procedural Generation' [Part 2]
@matchbox_dao - How To Make On-Chain Gaming Competitive: 'A new way of distributing NFTs' [Part 7]
@odin_free - There's only one list that matters on planet StarkNet - List of accounts to follow on StarkNet
@Testnet_Digger - I've gathered for you all the #StarkNet native projects that have publicly raised funds - List of StarkNet projects that raised funds
@zkLendIntern - This thread will ELI5 i) what governance phase 1 is, ii) the various bodies involved, and iii) relevant voting powers
@Testnet_Digger - Here is a complete tutorial on how to set up your StarkNet wallet and bring funds to it (on #testnet and Mainnet)
@Gammax_Exchange - We explore the best strategies to time your entry while trading #crypto
@nethermindeth - Missed our #Cairo Coding Guidelines blog post? - Check out the Nethermind team's list of patterns, tips, and recommendations used to standardize our Cairo code
@lordOfAFew - Started working on an ECS architecture in Cairo, greatly inspired by the @latticexyz chads
@nethermindeth - Warp your way to StarkNet - check out entry requirements before submitting your project to win 200$
@OnlyDust_xyz - New week = new contribution alerts! Ready to contribute together with @lordOfAFew and @sylvechv ? - Read on to see what they’ve got for you this time
@Starknet_edu - StarkNet launched a bug bounty program to help you secure the network - Here's what you need to know
@StarkNetAfrica - The recording of our second STARK Devs Series is now available on YouTube
@stark_con - StarkCon FREE Cairo online Bootcamp is here - Let's explore what they have to offer for the next-gen of Cairo Devs
@guiltygyoza - MuMu S2: a 39-🔥 solution by @CometShock leveraging
@andrewmilson - Excited to release Sandstorm - a GPU accelerated, SHARP compatible almost Cairo prover powered by miniSTARK
@BrilliantBlocks - Today we’d like to go back to the roots of StarkShell and talk about the core smart contract design pattern that enables composability and continuous upgradeability of our architecture – the “Diamond Standard”
@MaksDemitraszek - Many of you might be interested in the future of Protostar in regard to rapidly approaching Cairo 1.0 - Everything you should know about the Protostar 1.0 is summarized in the comments
@BrilliantBlocks - An exciting use case of StarkShell is an on-chain testing framework optimized for exploratory and penetration testing 👇
@barretodavid - Creating Upgradable Smart Contracts on StarkNet - To prepare for Regenesis, you need to make sure your StarkNet smart contracts are upgradeable using the Proxy pattern and @barretodavid just happen to have written an article showing you how to
@ETazou - I tried to draw a simple diagram to summarise how things work for y'all - Thread about how StarkNet works
@topology_gg - What happened to Isaac? - Part 1
@topology_gg - What happened after Isaac? - Part 2
@topology_gg - What happened after-after Isaac? - Final part
@argoroki - I've just published an article on EIP712 authentication in Cairo
@raphael_dkhn - I've created an experimental repo that demonstrates the feasibility of representing JSON data structures as Starknet smart contracts
@TheNewtonHQ - How can I get started with StarkNet if I only know Python?
Dates and Events
@StarkWareLtd - Join us for a special STARK @ Home event with the OGs of Magic: The Gathering, Dr. Richard Garfield and Skaff Elias, hosted by @EliBenSasson - Date : 20th December 2022, 17:30 UTC
@StarkNet_ZH - Talk with SphinxDEX, the hackathon winner - Date : Dec 20th, 1pm UTC
@barretodavid - We'll be organizing a StarkNet Meetup in Toronto in mid-January - Date : TBD
@henrlihenrli - Join the StarkNet Basecamp! - We’ll cover Starks, Cairo, StarkNet, and Smart contracts on StarkNet - Basecamp will be a 6-week training program, with 6x 2h online calls + homework - Date : January 4th 2023
@StarkWareLtd - StarkWare Sessions 2023 - Date : Feb 5-6
You can check out all of the past updates here.
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Thank you for reading, and see you next week. ⏳
Special thanks to odin_free & @0xNurstar for helping me source some of the information; and thank you to StarkNet_Digger for editing!
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