Cardano’s February release promises a lot, but will there be more to come

The Cardano network had faced several congestion issues last month when major decentralized applications (dApps) had rolled out on the network. However, it has since shown accelerated efforts towards fixing these scalability issues. It recently revealed a roadmap that is “focused on performance optimization and scalability”. And, it appears to be moving on time, with … Read more

Charli3 Developer Updates 5/2/22

Charli3 ·Just now TECHNICAL Finished Tested all the endpoints of simple C3 contract on private testnet Tested libraries required for setting up the C3 contract test suite Setup backend components required for running test suite and integration In Progress Integrate backend with simple C3 contract and run an end-to-end test connecting API, backend and C3 … Read more

Charli3 Developer Updates 22/1/22

Charli3 ·Just now Finished Minted C3 as Cardano Native Tokens on mainnet Add backend integration tests to CI pipeline In Progress Troubleshoot issues for contract deployment and deploy oracle contract with single node on testnet Add support for additional APIs to backend Refactor oracle aggregation validator for aggregating multiple nodes to suit the network constraints

How Cardano is evolving its smart contract infrastructure ahead of dApp launches

Cardano is fueling considerable buzz in the cryptocurrency space once again. Courtesy of not just its native token ADA, which rallied by 36.8% over the past week, but also the developments surrounding its evolving ecosystem. As decentralized applications (dApps) finally begin to launch on the smart contract platform, its developers are working towards strengthening its … Read more

Scores of projects already developing in Plutus, various Cardano testnets

The past month was one of much anticipation, as the Cardano community worldwide waited for smart contracts deployment to finally activate on the network’s mainnet. Amidst bouts of FUD and criticism, the Alonzo hard fork combinator event finally took place yesterday, bringing in “an epochal moment in the birth of a new ecosystem.” In the … Read more

Do errors in first public testnet dApp, post Alonzo hardfork, mean ‘death of Cardano’

Amid much community fervor, Cardano’s Alonzo testnet hard fork finally took place last week. The primary anticipation was behind the inclusion of Plutus smart contracts into the network, which would allow it to vastly expand its functionalities. The community’s enthusiasm was clearly reflected in the bull run that Cardano’s native token ADA has been on, … Read more

Cardano is taking these steps to ensure exchanges are ‘Alonzo-ready’

It is well-known that the much-awaited Alonzo upgrade will see Cardano integrating smart contract capabilities onto the network. While there is some way to go before its mainnet launch, a recent development has invited much enthusiasm. According to recent updates shared by IOHK, many exchanges are already readying themselves for the much-anticipated hard fork event. … Read more

‘If Cardano gets it right then we could still see it rally a couple of hundred percent after…’

Cardano, which is referred to by many as a third-generation blockchain, is soon expected to announce the date for when its Alonzo Purple mainnet upgrade will go live on the network. The upgrade, which has been hotly anticipated by many, is poised to finally bring smart contract integration to the network, positioning it in the … Read more

The Occam.fi Technical Series: The Alonzo Hard Fork

A deep dive into the start of the Goguen Era Occam_PR Jul 21 · 7 min read Written by @Conorxdevlin, Technical Writer This post is the fourth in Occam.fi’s technical series. Here, we will deep dive into the overall timeline of the Alonzo hard fork, explore the major features introduced by Alonzo, and examine some … Read more