StarkNet Roundup #5
Weekly summary of all things StarkNet
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gm fellow STARK enthusiasts! ✨🐺
This is the 5th edition of your weekly StarkNet summary. The previous update can be found here.
Let’s get into this week’s news! 👇
Protocol & dev tool updates
starknet-devnet v0.1.16has been released.
New major version of
v0.4.0has been released.
Transaction data conversion is now visible in Nethermind’s block explorer Voyager.
Safe Cairo with specific arithmetic/bitwise ops, uint/int8 all the way up to uint/int256 by Dom Henderson.
A generic cairo library for integer types released by Jamie Gabbay.
Solidity to Cairo transpiler Warp teases v2.0 with incredible efficiency gains.
The rise of L2 Native dApps by Louis Guthmann
The State of Decentralization in Web3 - Panel feat. Julia Szyndzielorz, Brian Trunzo, Louis Guthmann, Thessy Mehrain
Want to build on StarkNet? Check out this new building on StarkNet page.
NFT marketplace Oasis releases monster update featuring profile pages, NFT asset pages, historical data, infinite scrolling, and IPFS for all minted NFTs through their site.
ZigZag Exchange’s alpha version of Mammoth pool has been deployed on Goerli's testnet on StarkNet. The first Balancer AMM on StarkNet allows anyone to list pairs while creating pools with custom token combinations in a permissionless manner.
Mallows, a “bring your own algorithm” NFT project, is now live on StarkNet L2 public beta, alongside a detailed litepaper about their transition. Try out Starkle, a version of the Wordle game featuring words related to StarkWare & Ethereum.
Continually updated list of projects building on StarkNet. 🏗️
StarkNet Community Call #8 - guiltygyoza
Useful links & articles
zkDaily’s StarkWare ecosystem chart.
A short thread on scalability, transaction prices, and what to expect for the future of fees on StarkNet by Henri Lieutaud.
Exploring StarkNet’s testnet dApps by Nurstar.eth.
StarkNet block explorer Voyager.
Track how much value is secured by different smart contract languages, now including Cairo, with this dashboard by DefiLlama.
Track how much StarkNet pays for Ethereum’s security with this dashboard by L2fees.info.
Interpreting StarkNet transactions by Harry Scholes
What's Danksharding and crList, and why are they so groundbreaking? Thread on Ethereum protocol upgrades and how they relate to rollups by pseudotheos.
odin-free.eth’s thread on 25 projects you can try on StarkNet today:
0xMarcello shares a Protip for Cairo devs.
A thread on Warp, and how to convert your Solidity code into Cairo by 0xevolve.eth.
Want to write a STARK prover? This classic exercise comes with video lectures (10 minutes each and python code) - STARK 101 by StarkWare.
StarkNet ByteSized Video #2 - Account Contracts by StarkWare
Dates and Events
next community call March 1st: Presentation by zkLend, roadmap update by StarkNet team.
Encode x StarkNet hackathon: Feb 28th until April.
Warp Away! From Solidity to Cairo - with Greg Vardy. Feb 24th.
First ever StarkNet hackathon: April 25-26, Amsterdam.
StarkNet Summit: TBD
Please note that, in order to keep this newsletter at an acceptable length, I am purging the sections “Useful links and articles” and “Developer resources” on a biweekly basis. Thus they are divided into the sections “past week” and “this week”. You can check out all of the past updates here.
Thank you for reading, and see you next week. ⏳