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Ethereum Network Updates, Upgrades, Hard Forks

Oct 19, 2021 16 min read

SoK: Validating Bridges as a Scaling Solution for Blockchains

Several startups have collectively raised over $100 million to implement off-chain systems that promise to offer a Coinbase-like experience while retaining the underlying blockchain’s security for all processed...

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Sep 23, 2021 5 min read

3 things enterprise developers should consider when deploying on Ethereum

When enterprise developers build dapps on Ethereum, they often have to consider the entire tech stack and development process. The list of considerations range from application features such as Web2 interfaces to...

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Sep 1, 2021 3 min read

What is Optimistic Ethereum?

Optimistic Ethereum is a rollup scaling solution that allows users to submit transactions on the Ethereum network and get them executed faster for a much lower gas cost. From the perspectives of users and developers,...

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Aug 17, 2021 8 min read

Off-chain protocols: Sidechains and Rollups

Infura now supports additional networks including Arbitrum, Optimism and Polygon. All three projects are essentially new blockchain networks. They offer low transaction fees and faster confirmation times compared to...

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Aug 3, 2021 6 min read

London Fork

The widely anticipated London fork is fast approaching and it is scheduled for block 12,965,000 (August 5th). The Ethereum clients you need to be running in preparation for the fork (includes the fix that led to the...

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