Last week in Starknet Issue #18: All time highs 📈
Stay updated with the latest developments in the Starknet ecosystem
gm everyone, wipe the sleep from your eyes and let’s dive into everything that happened in Starknet last week.
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Starknet hits an ATH of ~120k users in one day
ZKLend launches on mainnet
Another Xplorer NFT up for grabs
All this and more in this issue! 🚀
Starknet hits an ATH of ~120k daily users
On 10th May, Artemis announced Starknet recorded an all-time high of ~120k daily users, which led to huge congestion in the network.
This is great proof of Starknet’s increasing adoption! Could it possibly have anything to do with the Argent XPlorer NFT Campaign? 👀
ZKLend launches on mainnet
The ZKLend team recently announced the debut of their mainnet alpha on Starknet.
Users can now deposit, borrow and permissionlessly use key assets on the network, including ETH, USDC, USDT, DAI, and WBTC. You can now interact with ZKLend on mainnet here.
Argent Xplorer Campaign: Week 2
The Argent Xplorer Campaign began last week, looking to distribute 8 NFTs across 8 weeks to active Argent X users on Starknet.
The steps to enable eligibility for the second drop requires you to play the StarkFighter game from StarknetID and submit your score, or to mint a StarknetID domain or subdomain.
If you’re still yet to join the campaign, download and fund your Argent wallet here to get started. You have until 23:59 UTC 16th May!
AVNU X Sithswap
AVNU recently announced an integration with Sithswap, a dual-liquidity-engined AMM that supports both volatile (UNIV2-like) and stable (Curve-like) swaps.
This partnership aims to ensure the best rates on the market, SithSwap supports the creation, LP'ing, and trading of two different liquidity pool types: Stable Pools and Volatile Pools. More info can be found in this thread.
Chainlink’s Cairo Starter Github kit
Last week, Chainlink announced a Cairo Starter Kit on Github that makes it easy to get started building a Chainlinked smart contract on Starknet's zk-STARK-powered network: https://github.com/smartcontractkit/cairo-starter-kit
For a little context, Chainlink previously announced a partnership with Starkware to provide data feeds on Starknet. With the Cairo Starter Kit, get started using Chainlink’s data feeds on Starknet.
Realm qualifies for an Early Adopter Grant
The great Lords of Realm, recently announced they received an Early Adopter Grant (EAG) of 150,000 $STRK from the Starknet Foundation to participate in Starknet network governance.
The mandate of the EAG committee is to make an initial distribution of STRK tokens to early builders of on-chain applications on Starknet, enabling them to participate in the operation of the network, through Staking & Voting.
Charged - The future of web3 debugging
Charged is a Chrome extension that lets you add breakpoints to your transactions so you fix them in seconds and not hours.
Currently live on Starknet, with Charged you can now play around with your inputs and simulate the new transactions to see how your contract reacts.
Starklane - A Starknet NFT bridge proposal
The Everai team proposed Starklane, an NFT Bridge designed to facilitate seamless, secure, and efficient transfers of diverse NFT tokens from Ethereum Layer 1 to StarkNet Layer 2. With support for ERC-721 and ERC-1155 tokens, and an ambition to accommodate future token standards that will exist on Starknet.
To read up more on the proposal, check the link below:
💭 Other things we found Interesting
Shramee Srivastav is currently working on Hanji, a cairo-doc generator for Starknet, set to be unveiled next week! You could watch the demo video below:
🧱 Awesome Developer’s Resources
A compilation of the best resources to get started learning Cairo 1.0 from Starknet Africa
Catch up on all sessions from Basecamp in this thread from David Barreto.
Learn to create an ERC721 contract in Cairo 1.0
Starknet Basecamp Espanol Recap
👀 What to look out for!
StarknetCC is almost here! Happening just after ETHCC in Paris on 21st of July 2023. Brace yourselves and mark up your calendars!
Starknet Summit will be happening on August 31, 2023, in the San Francisco Bay Area. For more info as regards registration, check here.
The Starknet Vietnam team introduces STARKonnect aimed to unleash the power of DeFi within Starknet. STARKonnect #1 will hold on Saturday, 27th May by 3 pm GMT+7 at Meander Saigon Hostel, HCMC.
Starknet meetup Croatia
Starkware in partnership with SpaceShard will be hosting the first Starknet Croatia meetup at Split, Croatia. Check the thread for registration details.
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