Deri Protocol is coming to Arbitrum

We are excited to announce that Deri Protocol is coming to Arbitrum! Deri Protocol continues to pursue its goal of providing capital efficiency to derivatives traders on multiple blockchains. Our integration with Arbitrum means faster transactions, lower gas fees, and overall a better experience for our users. Arbitrum is the first true layer 2 scalability solution … Read more

StarkGate Alpha

StarkWare Apr 4 · 3 min read Introducing the First Version of StarkNet Bridge: StarkGate Alpha TL;DR The first version of StarkNet Bridge, StarkGate Alpha, is ready to use on Testnet! We await community feedback on how things can be improved Mainnet deployment will follow soon Excitement! We are thrilled to release StarkGate Alpha, the … Read more

StarkNet Alpha 0.8.0

StarkWare Mar 14 · 4 min read Introducing: Fee Mechanism TL;DR StarkNet Alpha 0.8.0 presents the initial version of the fee mechanism (optional until StarkNet Alpha 0.9.0.) New API calls for estimating the transaction fee for obtaining the transaction trace, allowing better visibility and debugging capabilities Performance improvements to the StarkNet sequencer L1→L2 message cancellation … Read more

GoL2: Conway’s Game of Life on StarkNet

StarkWare · Follow Mar 3 · 2 min read Unlocking the Power of Compute on L2 TL;DR GoL2 (based on the classic Conway’s Game of Life) is live on StarkNet testnet It is a powerful demonstration of how compute-hungry dApps, that are impractical on L1, can thrive on L2 What is the Game of Life? … Read more

StarkNet: On to the Next Challenge

Usability Delivered, StarkNet Team Moves to Next Challenge StarkWare Feb 9 · 5 min read TL;DR We are building StarkNet in steps, starting with establishing usability, then improving performance, and finally, moving on to decentralization We have achieved our first goal: usability. This means we delivered general computation in an Ethereum-like state (years before it … Read more

ZKSpace Weekly Dev & Operations Report (1.8–1.14)

ZKSpace Jan 14 · 1 min read Hi, swappers! We have been working on new product development while optimizing our platforms to achieve a more user-friendly ecosystem. Next week, we plan to launch a new NFT rewards program that encourages users to mint, buy and sell NFTs with incentives on ZKSea. In addition, we will … Read more

A Thundering Herd: The Rise of L2-Native dApps

Unleashing L2’s Computational Richness StarkWare Jan 11 · 5 min read TL;DR L2-native dApps can now flourish free of traditional L1 gas restrictions Introduction dApp developers have always faced severe constraints due to Ethereum’s (L1) block gas limit. It limits not only how those dApps operate but also what those dApps are capable of doing. … Read more

ZKSpace Technology Explained: Permissionless Token Listing, ZK-Rollups-based Plonk, Layer2, and…

ZKSpace Jan 10 · 6 min read Preface Over the past year, we struggled to face all the doubting voices, but we choose not to escape. It would be hard for us to believe back then that we would make it till now, yet today we are continuing on this road, ever firm and strong. … Read more

Over 16K ZKS Tokens Burnt in December

ZKSpace Jan 7 · 1 min read Hi, swappers! We’ve just completed the ninth token burn scheme on January 7th, 2022, with a total of 16,555 ZKS burnt in the last month. According to the ZKSwap economic whitepaper, 0.3% of all Layer2 swap transactions are charged as the transaction fee, of which 0.05% will be … Read more