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
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.
AWS Activate to Support the Aleph Zero Ecosystem Builders
Amazon Web Services (AWS) will support Aleph Zero builders via the Activate program, offering between $10,000 and $100,000 in free infrastructure credits. Today, we’re happy to announce that the AWS Activate program is available to all eligible Aleph Zero builders seeking support in setting up their infrastructure. AWS Activate is a program that provides startups
Testnet Update: Transitioning to Ink! 4.0 Beta Smart Contracts
The Aleph Zero team has just released a new version of Aleph Node featuring ink! 4.0.0-beta smart contracts, among other upgrades. The preparation process involving all external validators begins today, with the update itself scheduled for January 19th. Continue reading to learn more about what this means for the network and Testnet validators! We are
Aleph Zero and Interlock: Using Blockchain For a Safer Internet
Interlock is building a decentralized security platform on Aleph Zero that will empower users with free, enterprise-grade security and reward them for making the internet safer. The first part of the project–ThreatSlayer, a browser security extension– has already been launched in Beta version and answers the pressing need for increased security in decentralized finance (DeFi).
AZERO.dev wallet improvements
We are happy to announce that we have been working on improving the user experience in the azero.dev wallet and today we are able to share some of the results. The overarching goal was to make the user interface more straightforward and eliminate common sources of confusion. Nomination pools rewards UI fixes The wallet now correctly displays the
Aleph Zero at Next Block Expo 2022
Between the 23rd and 24th of November, the Aleph Zero team attended the Next Block Expo Web3 conference hosted in Berlin, Germany. The two days saw us debuting our multichain privacy framework Liminal, hosting a hackathon (with zkVote winning the main prize), workshops, and keynote speeches. Let’s go over the highlights! Next Block Expo is
Decentralizing Aleph Zero: Community Validators on Mainnet in December
Come early December 2022, the Aleph Zero development team will introduce an update that will open the Mainnet to community validators—a significant step forward in decentralizing the Aleph Zero network. The key concepts that Aleph Zero’s blockchain aspires to represent are decentralization, security, privacy, and scalability. It is with great pride that we announce that
Aleph Zero Testnet Update: Removing Inactive Validators and More
Work on the Aleph Zero Testnet never ceases to stop as we roll out another update that will benefit all users as we set our sights on removing inactive validators, ensuring better performance, adding a new layer of compatibility for consensus messages, and more. Removing Dead Validators One of the crucial elements that make Proof-of-Stake