NEAR WEEK EDITION #7: 24 – 30 MAY 2021 🌐
The NEAR Ecosystem:
- BIG NEWS! NEAR Protocol announces the availability of the NEAR token (ERC-20 Token / eNEAR) on Ethereum
- $DODO and $SUSHI are launching their liquidity pools for eNEAR via Rainbow Bridge
- NEAR has partnered with Ruler Protocol to bring eNEAR on-board to Ruler Protocol as collateral
- New protocol milestone: More than 5,5 million transactions total
- If you can hack Rainbow Bridge to connect Binance Chain and NEAR Protocol, @ilblackdragon got a grant for ya!
- Ceramic and IDX now available on NEAR – This will bring streaming data and cross-chain identity protocols to the ecosystem!
- NEAR + Ceramic: Sputnik DAO Bounty
- Open Web Sandbox has joined Varda as an early partner
- Learn NEAR’s guide to NEAR and Ethereum – Aurora is NEAR!
- Getting close to 100 DAOs on NEAR
- The world’s first live NEAR NFT auction is to be held at BlockchainSydney meetup
- NEAR and @uhhmuseum turned 100 Hip-Hop Legends into collectible NFTs
- RealOrrin and Riva Taylor launched a party in Cryptovoxels
- If in Miami June 3rd – June 5th, don’t miss the NEAR immersive art experience at a gallery in Wynwood
- Create your own music NFT remix, post it on the NEAR blockchain and make $NEAR
- Generative art NFTs on NEAR Protocol
- The world’s first CO2 neutral NFT drop by an athlete (Chrisitan Fuchs) will be launched on ARterra Platform and recorded and sold on NEAR
- Amazing NEAR NFT utility
- Check out a collection of NEAR Protocol NFTs in 3D & VR
- Open Web Sandbox rewards and opportunities for May
- Check out the top 10 NEAR dapps at Dapp Radar
- Liquality launches on NEAR Protocol and gives users NEAR wallets without needing $NEAR in advance
- Mintbase mainnet infrastructure transition is looking great
- The next pixelart contest has started!
- How to swap tokens on Ref Finance by NEAR Mates
- Ref Finance explained + roadmap
- Lollyswap explained
- Introducing the CustomNEARPunk – a special NFT card
- Orrin to launch NFT album with Mintbase and NEAR
Business / Regulation:
- “Another leap for Web 3.0” – Great article on Web 3.0 and why NEAR Protocol is the perfect platform to support it
- “CHAINaissance”, by NEAR Philippines
- King NEAR on the future of Ethereum
- “The New Creator Economy: A Journey into the NEAR Ecosystem”
- Check out the latest piece on Mintbase by NEAR Philippines
- China’s Bitcoin ban and cryptocurrency correction is good for the market
Stuff for Developers:
- Join the dev Telegram channel here
- Join the Discord server here
- Join the official forum here
- EVM docs are outdated and therefore removed. Find the latest Aurora dev docs here
- Ask questions via Stack Overflow using the “nearprotocol” tag
- Matt Lockyer: NEAR API Helper using @CloudflareDev Workers and “Lazy Minting” NFT Series on NEAR Protocol
- lightyagamoon.near delivers NEAR highlights for devs
- Learn how to use and build on NEAR Protocol with the NEAR Certified Developer Program at Learn NEAR
- NEAR Academy has launched on NEAR Protocol, as an immediate first step for developers to get involved in the NEAR Ecosystem. Read more here!
- Check out these great live contract reviews
- NEAR App examples on GitHub
- Developing Rust contracts on NEAR
- Rust library for writing NEAR smart contracts
- Rust language cheet sheet
- Tutorials on Figment Learn
- Instructions on how to create and play with a v2 Sputnik DAO
- If you’re experienced already check out these examples
- AngelDAOorg is interested in funding the development of a host of DeFi solutions including but not limited to a securitization and tranching protocol
- For all those interested in grants to help build out AS language support
- Check out the Development Dashboard, Apps catalogue & Grant Ideas (wiki) here!
- Open Web Collective partnership with @iosgvc to provide mentorship and capital to early-stage developers in the #Web3 ecosystem. Funding support up to $100k. Apply now!
- Figment Learn is giving away up to 2000 $NEAR to developers who create NEAR tutorials for Figment Learning during the hackathon
- Check out the India Accelerator program
- For Spanish speakers: Check out this NEAR webinar in Spanish
- Join the discussion on “Bring on the Dragon Bridge”
- Watch the weekly Aurora Update here! Or read it here
- The weekly Engineering Update is available here!
- Latest DevRel TPS report is available here!
NEP / Standards:
- A critical bug related to wasm compilation was discovered. Most validators have upgraded and the issue is considered solved
- Update README.md
- [BUG] Update the references to mainnet genesis file after a recent refactoring to nearcore
- [DOC] add Rust contract best practices
- [DOC] Create section / link to Aurora docs
Reports & Intel (WIP):
- Dig into the official updates, weekly metrics and reports here!
- Find all official community related reports and discussions here
- 2021 Q2 Engineering OKRs
- Messari’s page on NEAR Protocol
- Flipsidecrypto’s business intelligence page on NEAR
- Sputnik DAO Stats
Getting into the NEARverse (WIP):
- Want to stay updated on the NEARverse? Go follow Alejandro van Beta’s NEAR Community Twitter list
- What is NEAR Protocol? Let Cryptopedia and DappRadar explain it to you
- NEAR Protocol Economics explained
- An introduction to NEAR Accounts
- How to get started with NEAR wallet and staking. Read it here!
- For all wallet questions check out the Zendesk page or go to Discord: #wallet-support channel.
- Check out the guilds of NEAR
- Join the NEAR Protocol running club
- How to apply for funding with Createbase
- Help NEAR Crowd spread the word and receive 5% of all referrals’ reward 🎊 Start earning Ⓝ by performing simple tasks today here!
- How to create exclusive generative avatars for NEAR Protocol as NFTs, Mint them and sell them
- How to Create an NFT Drawing and Minting app with a marketplace in 1 hour
- NEAR’s Account Model is a gamechanger for making on-chain businesses a reality – Check out the NEAR Account Marketplace
- Learn more about the NEAR Contributor Program. Fill out the Airtable form and join the weekly QA session here!
- Check out this cool NEAR multisender tool
- Deploy your very own stakepool on the NEAR testnet network
Upcoming dates of note:
- Don’t forget the bi-weekly Createbase Community Call – register here
- Q&A Sessions “OpenWeb creatorsandCommunities Hackathon” each Wednesday this May
- Guild Leader Meetups – A place for Leaders of Creative Guilds: Get NEAR ecosystem updates and support. Also for community members to learn more about getting more involved. Join here every Saturday
- June 2nd, 8:30pm AEST / 10:30am UTC, World’s first live NEAR NFT auction, check it out here!
- June 3rd from 4pm-7pm, Miami, NFT Gallery Opening party with drinks, DJ and an experiential art installation. Check it out here!
- Jul 20th-22nd – EthCC4 (Paris)
- NEAR India guild for Covid-19. Check out and support the DAO here!
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