Newsletters/ISSUE # 105

NEWSLETTER ISSUE #105

A weekly update on everything that moves NEAR Protocol
 NO 105 ·  Tue 18 April, 2023

 

Hello NEAR community!


NEARWEEK is excited to announce a major milestone for NEAR Developers and AstroDAO. 

 

After an in-depth review, the maintainer for AstroDAO has been selected—a massive congratulations to the Wonderverse team! Read the proposal and attestations here. 🎉

 

Hopefully, we will see the rest of the community over at Consensus next week!   


Speak soon,
Mr. News
 

NEARWEEK is aggregating and curating information across the NEAR ecosystem. This edition was curated by the community via 239 news contributions to the NEWS DAO.

 

Highlights

NEAR FOUNDATION TRANSPARENCY REPORT: Q1 2023
Published quarterly, NEAR Foundation’s Transparency Report explores the NEAR Foundation’s progress towards its OKRs, as well as the latest technology news and updates from the NEAR ecosystem. LINK

NEAR @ CONSENSUS [26-04-2023]
NEAR will be at Coindesk's Consensus from April 26-28 in Austin, Texas. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the latest protocol and technological advancements from the NEAR Ecosystem, including the newly released blockchain operating system (bOS). LINK

ROVE x NEAR : SIMPLIFYING TICKETING FOR BRANDS
Rove World v2 aims to be a one-stop mobile-based ticketing solution and loyalty rewards program for brands. The platform will feature an in-app store that will include major brands, sports leagues, and musical artists—removing many of the key friction points that occur when brands and creators try to engage their audience with Web3. LINK

ORDERLY NETWORK : NATIVE TETHER ($USDT) LISTING
$USDT, is now listed on Orderly Network, joining its growing list of supported assets, including $USDC, $WBTC, $ETH, $NEAR, $WOO, $AURORA, and $REF. LINK

NEAR PROTOCOL'S bOS — MAKING AI MORE OPEN
Illia Polosukhin has taken to Twitter to share his thoughts on how artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain will intersect in the near future. Polosukhin suggests that open-source systems will win over the long-term, and NEAR Protocol's bOS can play a crucial role in this development. LINK

AWESOMENEAR : NEAR ECOSYSTEM LEADERS LINK

DeFI

VEAX TESTNET UPDATE : NEW FEATURES AND FIXES
The latest Veax Testnet update introduces several new features to improve user experience, including updated price impact calculations, improved storage cost estimations, and batched actions to perform faster transactions. Additionally, the swap interface now integrates wrapping and unwrapping of NEAR, while analytics now provide updated pool details. LINK

OFP : REVOLUTIONISING FOREST DATA VALIDATION
Open Forest Protocol (OFP) has initiated live forest validation on their protocol. This new validation system creates a new global standard, making it easier for communities, governments, policymakers, businesses, and investors to incentivise reforestation worldwide. LINK

UNDERSTANDING WOO NETWORK: Q1 2023 REPORT
Woo Network has released its Q1 2023 report, with insights into the performance of the industry. The report also highlights that WOOFi has seen explosive growth in Q1, breaking a record with a 7-day trading volume of $196M, and WOO Token experienced a significant update, with almost 25% of the initial max supply burned. LINK

NEARSTARTER PARTNERSHIP WITH META POOL & META YIELD
You will soon be able to farm $NEARIA on Meta Yield! Meta Yield is a product of Meta Pool, the leading liquid staking derivative (LSD) project on NEAR. LINK

Community and Guilds

NEARWEEK : AUDIO & PODCAST LIBRARY
A selection of project and community audio recordings that cover the NEAR, Aurora, and Octopus Network ecosystem and their respective developments. LINK

NEARWEEK : COMMUNITY CALENDAR [NEW]
NEARWEEK launches its custom community calendar to be used by the entire NEAR ecosystem! Please populate the calendar with project launch dates, NFT drops, and Twitter Spaces. This way users in the space are aware of everything that's scheduled to happen. LINK

NEARWEEK : MERCH STORE
Our NEAR ecosystem merch store is live - stack up your NEAR drip!! If you're a project and want your design featured in the store, please e-mail: shop@nearweek.com. LINK

NEARWEEK : NEWSBOT
The NEARWEEK Twitter newsbot offers the easiest way to ensure that any breaking NEAR Protocol-related news on your timeline is picked up by NEARWEEK.To send us a submission, simply comment or tweet:
< !submit @nearweekbot > — it's that simple!

Developers

ORDERLY NETWORK : NEW SDK RELEASE LINK

DEVGOV IDEA: BOS GATEWAYS DEVELOPMENT SPRINT #1
A proposed development sprint to coordinate between parties and proliferate BOS Gateways for decentralised front-end infrastructure, better product stack, app/vertical specific gateways, and multichain support. LINK

MULTI-TOKEN STANDARD PROPOSAL (NEP-245)
A proposal has been made by the TENAMINT team to develop a Multi-Token Standard (MTS) on the NEAR Protocol. The MTS will provide a standard interface for the ownership, transfer, and batch transfer of various types of tokens, reducing gas consumption and increasing network throughput. NEP-245 would also offer bridging benefits for seamless interoperability across multiple blockchain networks. LINK

FREE STORAGE FOR AND IMPROVED ONBOARDING THROUGH NEP-366 LINK

$6 MILLION IN BUG BOUNTIES AVAILABLE IN THE NEAR ECOSYSTEM
Right now there is over $6 million in bug bounties on ImmuneFi and Hackenproof for the NEAR Ecosystem (NEAR, Aurora, Sweat Economy, Ref, and Stader) live right now for Ethical Hackers to find. LINK

NEAR DEV GOV REFFERAL PROGRAM
Are you a NEAR ecosystem outlet, an influencer, or a someone organizing NEAR Protocol events? You can be paid for referring people with ideas to DevGov DAO. LINK

Join The Ecosystem

NEAR WIKI
The open-source, collaborative wiki connects you to information about everything relating to the protocol, usage, infrastructure, opportunities, and guilds. LINK

RAEN GUIDE : NEAR + RUST, THE FRIENDLY WAY
A complete guide to help developers launch NEAR apps faster than they thought possible. LINK


LEARN NEAR CLUB : HOW TO USE & BUILD ON NEAR
An all inclusive hands-on onboarding platform to NEAR Protocol, connecting NEAR ecosystem projects to pro-active community members via (L)Earn method. Supported by NEAR Foundation. LINK

FREECODECAMP : NEAR CURRICULUM
The curriculum will contain at least ten interactive practice projects that will guide you through learning the NEAR protocol and its tools. You'll learn how to build and deploy your own smart contracts, dApps, work with NEAR command line tools, and much more! LINK

NEAR : RUST SMART CONTRACT DEVELOPMENT
The following guide explores the general principles of smart contract development, focusing on ways to merge NEAR Protocol development with normal web applications. LINK

NEAR : RUST SMART CONTRACT SECURITY COURSE
This Youtube series aims to teach NEAR Rust Smart contract security based on Timur Guvenkaya's previous experiences as a developer and discovered vulnerabilities. LINK

Project Growth

TEKUNO : BLOCKCHAIN AS A SERVICE
Tekuno is a blockchain as a service (BaaS) platform designed for b2b2c audiences. The project goes beyond providing easy-to-use technology by helping businesses overcome the abstractions of onboarding. In essence, Tekuno enables businesses to execute on the potential of blockchain technology while creating an entry point for protocols to further push adoption onto the masses. LINK

MINTBASE LAUNCHES ON-CHAIN AFFILIATEDIRECT PROGRAM FOR NFT MARKETPLACES
Mintbase introduces AffiliateDirect, an on-chain affiliate marketing program for NFT marketplaces that helps creators tap into new audiences and boost sales. LINK

INTRODUCING : A BORDERLESS COMMUNITY LINK

AURORA WEEKLY UPDATES [2023-04-14]
Read it here: LINK; or, give it a watch here: LINK

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