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Developers, welcome! Smart contracts are live
We are thrilled to announce that the smart contracts have been deployed on the Aleph Zero Mainnet. Aleph Zero is now ready to house new dApps! We have successfully updated the Mainnet to version 10.0, which brings the awaited ink! 4.0 smart contracts to the ecosystem. With this significant milestone, the Aleph Zero ecosystem opens
Decentralization milestone: over 50% of total staked assets nominated to community validators
We have reached one of the milestones toward the ultimate decentralization of Aleph Zero–over 50% of staked AZERO are now with community validators. Learn what other steps are there to come and what changes now. Aleph Zero pursues ultimate decentralization that is rooted in its consensus design. At the same time, to ensure that the
Mainnet 10.0: smart contracts to debut on March 29th
Starting from March 29th, 2023, Aleph Zero builders will be able to deploy their ink! 4.0 smart contracts on the Mainnet. Soon, developers that have been building on Aleph Zero Testnet will be able to finally release their products to the Mainnet, making them available to the whole community. The smart contract functionality will debut
C14 offers fiat on-ramp for AZERO users and builders
We are excited to announce that yet another option for interacting with AZERO has emerged—you can now do it using the C14 fiat on-ramp and integrate this solution in your dapps. C14 is a fiat on-ramp provider that allows you to buy cryptocurrencies in the EU, Canada, and Brazil using EUR, CAD, and BRL. It
Aleph Zero Monthly Update: Smart Contracts and Kudelski Security
In February, the Aleph Zero team was more visible at many in-person and online events, in addition to executing two significant Testnet updates, continued development on smart contracts, and finalizing a partnership with Kudelski Security. Read on to learn more about what we got up to in the second month of 2023! Ink! 4.0 Stable
Aleph Zero reduces the negative effects of MEV. How?
Maximal Extractable Value prevention has to do with the design of the network, as well as recognizing certain benefits of MEV that should be retained to ensure a healthy ecosystem. The MEV occurs when block builders/arbitrageurs re-order transactions before they are appended to the blockchain. This happens because block builders/arbitrageurs have access to the mempool.
Meet SubWallet: A non-custodial wallet for Aleph Zero
The Aleph Zero is growing in the number of wallets available for users. In this article, let’s revisit SubWallet—an interesting proposition that is the first to support NFTs on Aleph Zero. In this intro article, we’ll take a closer look at SubWallet and revisit how it supports Aleph Zero after almost a year since they
Mainnet 9.0. Validators, update your nodes!
We have begun updating the Aleph Zero Mainnet to the 9.0 version. The new release brings about a host of fixes and gets rid of the most pressing bugs discovered by the team and the community. Let’s dive into the improvements and the schedule for the upgrade. New Aleph Node has been released today and
Testnet update: ink! 4.0 stable release & decreasing storage fees
We have just released a new version of Aleph Node to push ink! 4.0 stable release to the Testnet. Moreover, the contract storage fee has been largely reduced—by a factor of 25x. Following the stable release of ink! 4.0, we’re happy to announce that we are implementing the update on Testnet. From now on, validators
DRKVRS Makes Progress On Delivering their Neo-Noir Metaverse
Spearheaded by a team who have received SIGGRAPH and Visual Effect Society awards, DRKVRS is building on Aleph Zero to explore the potential of the metaverse for mature storytelling. Let’s look into the progress made by the project. Conceived as a twisted reflection of the metaverse concept, DRKVRS will enable users to explore the darkest