NEAR WEEK EDITION #9: 7 – 13 JUNE 2021 🌐
The NEAR Ecosystem:
Source NEAR Mates
- The EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum mentions Aurora in their May Trends Report
- Congratulations to all the winners of the Open Web Governance Challenge
- It’s been the week of the guilded age! Meet all the 7 new guilds that will massively accelerate NEAR Ecosystem growth. For more information check out NEAR Guilds
- NEAR Protocol, Mintbase and South Pole announce “Green NFT” auction to empower creatives with climate-friendly focus.
- The collaboration shows how easy it is to collaborate on one smart contract
- Toward a better Planet: Green NFTs
- Auction of Sustainable Blockchain-powered Art Funds Key Climate Projects
- Green NFTs Project overview by NEAR Daily
- A short intro to the hybrid NFT festival @Wildeverse1
- Audio Reactive NFTs on NEAR Protocol
- Liquidity Incentives Program for eNEAR on SushiSwap is live
- NEAR Mates take a look at the five best AMM Projects from multiple blockchains
- NEAR on OpenExpo Europe
- Meet the ‘Humans of The Open Web Sandbox’
- Great read by Decrypt: “Why are crypto projects like Polkadot and NEARProtocol building cross-chain bridges?”
- Check out NEAR Mates’ development comparison between layer 1s blockchain
- Check out NEAR Daily’s NEAR & ETH technical comparison
- 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
- Top NEAR dapps by social signal
- Appchains Are Here To Stay: Octopus Network and the Future of Crypto
- Octopus is in testnet 2 and very close to launch
- Pixelpets info and presale page has launched
- Paras x MTVRS NFT Drops: The Architect’s Devices
- What is Varda? Check it out here!
- With the first Paras card4card event, art swap has never been as easy
- Big Robot Press is a new NFT gallery and hub to drop collections, available exclusively as digital art cards on Paras in a very limited run.
- If you’re interested in how Aurora and the Rainbow Bridge works check out this great podcast from @dlabvc
- How the NEAR Rainbow Bridge works by the Aurora team
- Mintgate is working on unlockable content like VR experiences using Mintbase dev tools
- Video will soon make up over 82% of global internet traffic. That is why you should look into: LivePeer 🆚 Zod.TV
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!
- 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:
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
- 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 14 – 6pm UTC, DeFi AMA with @StaniKulechov, check it out here
- June 15 – 6pm UTC, Panel discussion – Music: Broken and being investigated
- June 15 – 2pm UTC Jeremy Millar, Chief of Staff @Consensys will uncover just how large the crypto ecosystem has become.
- Jul 20-22 – EthCC4 (Paris)
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