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Last week in Starknet Issue #12: An exciting update for Starknet! 👀
Stay updated with the latest developments in the Starknet ecosystem
gm everyone, and welcome to Last week in Starknet, where we summarise the key events in the Starknet ecosystem and much more!
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Starknet Alpha v0.11 is live on Testnet
Starknet builders, you can apply for grants to grow the ecosystem!
Empiric rebrands to Pragma Network
🚀 Starknet Alpha v0.11 is live on Testnet!!
It’s an incredibly exciting time for the Starknet community, as Starknet v0.11 has been released on testnet!
But what is it? And why should you care?
Starknet v0.11 is a highly anticipated network upgrade for which we and other builders have been on the edge of our seats. This network upgrade prepares Starknet for the upcoming Regenesis with the ability to deploy Cairo 1.0 contracts. It also makes computations on Starknet 5x cheaper!
✨ Empiric rebrands to Pragma Network
The team, formerly known as Empiric Network, announced their decision to rebrand to Pragma Network. While the branding changes, Pragma’s mission remains the same: to build transparent, decentralized, and composable data infrastructure.
But that’s not all for the Pragma team, as they also announced a strategic partnership with Herodotus to join engineering and research efforts to push the boundaries of zk-proof applications to improve data access.
🎙️ Let’s talk about ZK-rollups
Rollup, rollup - listen to this rollup-centric virtual meetup by Coingecko featuring Louis Guthmann, Ecosystem Lead at Starkware, Daniel Helm, Dev Rel at Scroll, and Hamzan Khan, Head of DeFi and NFTs at Polygon. It was a great event to listen to as they talked about the fantastic innovations in the ZK-rollup ecosystem!
💰 Early adopter grants for Starknet builders
The Starknet Foundation announced they’re establishing an Early Adopter Grant committee which will help to provide an early boost to the Starknet ecosystem by incentivizing actual on-chain deployments.
Are you building on Starknet? Deployed your first contract on the network? You should check this grant out!
🎉 Starknet-devnet 0.5.0a0 pre-release
The amazing team at SpaceShard announced the pre-release of Starknet-devnet 0.5.0a0, which adapts to the recently released Starknet v0.11, including support for declare v2 transactions and many more.
💭 Other things we found Interesting
The team at Auditless recently released Suna, a DeFi/financial use case-focused library providing interesting implementations such as an unsigned 18-decimal data type for fractional data storing, a MulDiv for yield-bearing vaults, and many more.
Whether you’re building an AMM, lending protocol, options protocol, or any other DeFi primitive, you’ll find this library helpful!
👷 Ecosystem Jobs
Argent is hiring for a Lead Software Engineer, experienced in React and Node
Julien Bouteloup is looking for an advanced Cairo developer for hire, in addition to some more interesting roles
Starknet ID, one of the most popular dapps on the network, is hiring for a Full-stack Starknet Dev
To find more roles from your favourite Starknet dapps, visit Dappland.com.
🧱 Awesome Developer’s Resources
A deep dive into Sierra, the intermediate layer between high-level Cairo and CASM, by Nethermind
A tutorial by Henri Lieutad, Developer Advocate at Starkware, teaching you to deploy Cairo 1.0 contracts to Starknet
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