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Dynamic P2P is available on mainnet
Olga Hryniuk

Dynamic P2P is available on mainnet

Dynamic peer-to-peer (P2P) networking comes with the release of node v.1.35.6. Network participants can now test automatic node communication without a need for static configurations. Dynamic P2P networking is an important evolution for Cardano and a further boost to the network's performance, resilience, and decentralization. By automating the peer selecti...
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New Cardano cryptographic primitives will bring greater interoperability and secure, cross-chain DApp development
Tim Harrison IOHK

New Cardano cryptographic primitives will bring greater interoperability and secure, cross-chain DApp development

To make it easier for developers to build cross-chain applications, Input Output Global (IOG) is adding new built-in functions to Plutus to support ECDSA and Schnorr signatures Cryptography ensures trust and security in blockchain settings and different blockchains use different cryptographic signature methods. Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (EC...
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IOG research overview
Olga Hryniuk

IOG research overview

Cardano is an open-source, proof-of-stake, public blockchain, the first to be founded on peer-reviewed research and development through evidence-based methods. This approach positions Cardano uniquely among other blockchain platforms. A set of the best practices, ideas, and research contributions formed Cardano’s foundation for building a secure, decentraliz...
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A list of community-built developer tools on Cardano
Ivan Irakoze

A list of community-built developer tools on Cardano

Cardano’s community of developers is one of the strongest in blockchain. Many developers build and provide access to the tools and applications needed to improve Cardano. Here is a list of available tools and resources according to categories: NFT creation tools Cardano Sounds: a platform aiming to create a new economy inside NFTs where individual creator...
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What IOG has delivered for Cardano
Olga Hryniuk

What IOG has delivered for Cardano

Cardano’s development is guided by a methodical, research-based, and deliberate approach to innovation. Over five development phases, IOG introduced innovations, new functionality, and novel features, with each phase building upon the previous phase's achievements. This paper has been written by Fernando Sanchez and Olga Hryniuk with input from all IOG team...
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Your Cardano onboarding guide
Olga Hryniuk

Your Cardano onboarding guide

New to Cardano? No worries, here’s a list of essentials to get you started Disclaimer: Nothing in this article is intended to be professional advice, including without limitation, financial, investment, legal or tax advice. IO Global is not responsible for your use of or reliance on any information in this article. Blockchain is one of the most influential...
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Staking parameters and network optimization – where next for ‘k’ and ‘min fee’?
Rebecca Hopwood

Staking parameters and network optimization – where next for ‘k’ and ‘min fee’?

 Pros and cons of the different approaches to adjusting the k parameter and the minimum pool fee A set of parameters is used to define the Cardano protocol's behavior. Some parameters are stable and can be left unchanged more or less indefinitely. Others relate to more dynamic on-chain activities (staking environment or price of ada, to name just two) and c...
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Introducing the Cardano EVM sidechain
Olga Hryniuk

Introducing the Cardano EVM sidechain

The Cardano EVM sidechain is a fully decentralized scalability solution deployed by IOG. Find out more about its features, benefits, and delivery plans Cardano is growing. Expanding. The Vasil upgrade will open up even more opportunities for efficient development and usage of various DApps and DeFi products on Cardano. Sidechains and layer 2 solutions are ...
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Overview of the research enabling smart contract support on Cardano
Olga Hryniuk

Overview of the research enabling smart contract support on Cardano

Author: Olga Hryniuk - Technical Writer Summary: Taking a closer look at Cardano’s research, part 2. Here’s more on Cardano’s innovative EUTXO model and how it facilitates more efficient smart contracts  Article: Our previous blog post discussed the research underpinning some of the core elements of Cardano, including staking, delegation, and reward sha...
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Cardano's foundational research overview
Morgan

Cardano's foundational research overview

Author: Olga Hryniuk - Technical Writer Summary: Here’s the first of a series of blog posts taking a closer look at the research underpinning Cardano Article: Since its inception in 2015, the Cardano project had one clear goal: to alter the way cryptocurrencies are designed and developed. Instead of having a single, authoritative whitepaper, the project...
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How we’re scaling Cardano in 2022
Olga Hryniuk

How we’re scaling Cardano in 2022

Original author: Tim Harrison - VP Community & Ecosystem Originally published on IOHK.io: January 14, 2022 Summary: With core smart contract capability now deployed, the next phase for Cardano focuses on performance optimization and scaling. And it starts right here… Article: The Cardano project has always been committed to addressing the classic block...
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2021: the year robots, and graffiti came to a decentralized, smarter Cardano
Olga Hryniuk

2021: the year robots, and graffiti came to a decentralized, smarter Cardano

Original author: Anthony Quinn - Editor Originally published on IOHK.io: December 27, 2021 Summary: Beeple used to illustrate our blog posts, but art NFTs made him a millionaire, and then AI and DeFi arrived Article: Incredibly, given the state of our Covid-shocked world back in January, 2021 has had its fair share of fun. And if 2020 was a big year fo...
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Increasing the transaction throughput of Cardano
Morgan

Increasing the transaction throughput of Cardano

Original author: Matthias Fitzi - Research Fellow Originally published on IOHK.io: March 21st, 2022 Summary: Diffusion pipelining - scheduled for this summer - will increase the budget for block propagation and validation times, allowing for larger blocks and increased transaction throughput. Here’s a technical research perspective. (Along with an introd...
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Everything you always wanted to know about Impermanent Loss and were afraid to ask
Morgan

Everything you always wanted to know about Impermanent Loss and were afraid to ask

Disclaimer: Nothing in this article is intended to be professional advice, including without limitation, financial, investment, legal or tax advice. Input Output Global is not responsible for your use of or reliance on any information in this article.   Original author: Fernando Sanchez - Technical Writer Originally published on IOHK.io: May 27th, 2022 A...
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The Role of Stablecoins in Cardano’s DeFi Ecosystem
EMURGO

The Role of Stablecoins in Cardano’s DeFi Ecosystem

Background Stablecoins have become an essential element of cryptocurrencies. Unlike traditional cryptocurrencies, stablecoins are designed to maintain a stable value against another specific asset or basket of assets, such as the US dollar or a commodity like gold. This stability makes them an ideal tool for use in decentralized finance (DeFi) applications....
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CIP-1694 Community Workshops
Jack Briggs

CIP-1694 Community Workshops

日本語版はスクロールダウンしてください Where you are – throughout May, June, and July 2023 Plus: \- Tokyo, Japan – June, 2023 \- Edinburgh, Scotland – July, 2023 CIP-1694 marks the first iteration of Cardano’s on-chain governance. Given its importance, achieving broad consensus is vital as Cardano looks to the future. To make that happen, it’s equally important the commun...
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Cardano native tokens: a simple explanation
Ivan Irakoze

Cardano native tokens: a simple explanation

日本語版はスクロールダウンしてください Cardano native tokens allow anyone to create and transact digital assets with ease, directly on the blockchain, leading to a growing ecosystem of unique projects. But how do Cardano's native assets differ from ones on other blockchains, and how can you mint your own? Read on to learn about: what Cardano native tokens are, their benefi...
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CIP-1694 Community Workshops - The Line Up

Jack Briggs
CIP-1694 Community Workshops - The Lineup CIP-1694 marks the first iteration of Cardano’s on-chain governance. Given this CIP’s importance, achieving broad consensus is vital as Cardano looks to the future. To make that happen, it’s incumbent that the community conducts its own governance discussions and events. Earlier this year, a governance workshops let...
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Community
Fernando Sanchez

Community

Stake pools A stake pool is a network node holding the combined ada ('stake') of several delegators. Stake pools yield rewards to those ada holders who choose to delegate their ada to them. Stake pools are used to ensure that everyone can participate in the Cardano Blockchain, regardless of technical experience or availability to keep a node running. These ...
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