NEAR WEEK EDITION #8: 31 MAY – 6 JUNE 2021 🌐
The NEAR Ecosystem:
Source NEAR Mates
- NEAR Protocol made it to Coin Bureau’s “This Week In Crypto” on the leader boards
- Annual global CO2 between BTC – ETH – NEAR
- NEAR co-founder @ilblackdragon elaborates on the key learnings of the first wave of DAO’s and how NEAR integrated these insights into the upcoming Sputnik DAO v2.
- SputnikDAO has reached 100 DAOs
- Read the Octopus Network exclusive team interview with 4NTS – Octopus is bringing security and interoperability to appchains on NEAR, making it a strong competitor to industry giants.
- Where’s Octopus heading? Check out the Octopus roadmap by NEAR Mates
- Appchain platform comparison between Octopus, Polkadot and Cosmos and there’s another one for ya here!
- Injective Protocol is integrating NEAR to expand their multi-chain trading ecosystem alongside Aurora
- Swagger DAO project highlight
- NEAR Protocol accounts are one in three: a wallet, a contract and an asset.
- The Guilded Age of NEAR Protocol has officially begun
- Learn guilds, join guilds, create a guild and remember to visit the newly updated Guild website
- Meet Mintbase’s hybrid NFT festival: Wildeverse – showcasing purposeful NFTs with Wilde Möhre & NEAR Protocol
- NEAR announces strategic partnership with GFS Ventures
- Cypherpunk Guild announces an open application for funding projects related to Future Of Privacy DeFi Infrastructure on NEAR
- Shreyas wrote a bit about what they’re building on in the community team
- Support and help NEAR China stop Asian hate
- Check out NEAR Hispano for updates, articles and news in Spanish
- NEAR Daily on promising projects in the ecosystem
- Check out Coin98 Analytics and their NEAR Ecosystem map
- NEAR Protocol is GOD DAMN fast
- Check out NEARIANS’ NEAR / ETH ecosystem comparison
- IMT is gifting NEAR Names in the @nftsmart discord on June 8th at 10am
- Using punk-jpegs as profile pic is for weak hands. @SashaBaksht uses the NFT bought from ParasHQ.
- You now have the opportunity to join Mintbase. There are two positions available either remote or with the team in the beautiful city of Lisbon!
- Octopus Network is hiring too! If you’re a developer or community manager check it out
- The NEAR Elite Degen Community grows by the day. Are you ready to enlist?
- Check out the top 10 NEAR dapps at Dapp Radar
- NEAR Dapps keep on growing their numbers
- We couldn’t agree more with @dapp_com ! ParasHQ has great potential
- Ref Finance’s re-skinned beta UI is finally ready for action. Check out the new look!
- Looks like NEAR’s leading DEX Ref.Finance is full of potential
- Stake.gg is on a mission: to introduce a new generation of 2.7 billion gamers to the powers of the Open Web
- Slowly but surely! Rainbow Bridge now has worth of +$3M tokens bridged
- A last special-sale started at Pixelparty to get more users and art onto the board!
- GNR8 is on testnet – a platform for generative NFTs on NEAR
- Corgis3d is a cute and fun fruit collecting game built on NEAR. Try it and collect as many fruits as you can!
- Why Mintbase decided to launch their NFT platform on NEAR
- Check out NEAR Redpackets, based on NEAR Linkdrop. The app allows you to give people NEAR accounts that are prefunded with NEAR tokens
- Pluminite minting guide for the NEAR people
Business / Regulation:
- Chronicle raises $3.2M for fan-focused, NFT-based digital collectibles cards
- The Cypherpunk Guild has been legally incorporated
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
- Watch the weekly Aurora Update here! Or read it here!
- The weekly Engineering Update is available here!
- Latest DevRel TPS report is available 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”
NEP / Standards:
- Document pessimistic gas pricing
- Document system account
- Document that refunds are free
- Implement a retrieval of block info host function
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
- Chck out the official YouTube Channel
- NEAR Protocol Economics explained
- An introduction to NEAR Accounts
- How to get started with NEAR wallet and staking. Read it here!
- Want to help the network security and earn some $NEAR? Start staking!
- 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 8 – 7:30PM, Wildeverse Hybrid NFT Festival, Find out how the physical festival meets VR & how to get involved here
- June 14 – 6PM UTC, DeFi AMA with @StaniKulechov, check it out here
- Jul 20-22 – EthCC4 (Paris)
- NEAR India guild for Covid-19. Check out and support the DAO here!
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