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Weekly development report as of 2022-09-30
olga.hryniuk@iohk.io

Weekly development report as of 2022-09-30

CORE TECHNOLOGY Following the Vasil upgrade triggered on September 22, the new Vasil capabilities became available on the Cardano mainnet on September 27. Developers can now use the Plutus V2 cost model, reference inputs, inline datums, and reference scripts, which boost DApp development and performance in terms of transaction size reduction, throughput, an...
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Astarter ISPO Stage1 Launch
AA Astarter

Astarter ISPO Stage1 Launch

Following the announcement of the Astarter Launchpool to bring the ISPO component of our two-stage ISPO and Merge Staking Protocol available to projects and users of the Astarter DeFi infrastructure hub on Cardano. We are pleased to announce that the Astarter ISPO stage1 is officially launched at Epoch 366, Sept 27, 2022. As previously outlined, Astarter, a...
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Why Cardano?
Morgan

Why Cardano?

Cardano is a proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain designed to address the design and development challenges of earlier generation blockchains and cryptocurrencies. It aims to provide a more balanced ecosystem to meet the needs of its users, focusing on scalability, interoperability, and sustainability.
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SPO Guide on How to Secure Pledge and Rewards with Hardware Wallet

Rich Manderino
This guide describes the process of adding a hardware wallet as a stake pool owner. That way you can secure your pledge and rewards with a hardware wallet like Trezor or Ledger Nano S+/X. File names and paths are based on standard Coincashew build of a stake pool.
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Utility token

olga.hryniuk@iohk.io
A digital token that holds certain functionality in regard to a concrete project or environment. These tokens can be used as payment units, rewards, or grant access to a specific network.
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Security token

olga.hryniuk@iohk.io
A digital asset that derives its value from an external asset that can be traded. Usually, it represents stocks, bonds, or revenue participation notes. Security tokens are subject to federal law governing regulations.
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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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Cardano’s Vasil upgrade: what to expect
olga.hryniuk@iohk.io

Cardano’s Vasil upgrade: what to expect

Author: Tim Harrison - VP Community & Ecosystem Last updated: 16th September 2022 Summary: Increased functionality, performance & scalability; find out what the Vasil upgrade will bring to Cardano. Article: We’re now a little under one week away from the deployment of the Vasil upgrade, which significantly improves and enhances Cardano's capabilities. N...
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What is Cardano (Cardano 101)
Fernando Sanchez

What is Cardano (Cardano 101)

What is Cardano? The Cardano universe is expanding with the arrival of a broad range of decentralized applications and exchanges. From games to decentralized finance (DeFi), Cardano covers the whole gamut of blockchain-based versatility. As Cardano grows, so does its reach, its community, value, and adoption. This paper reflects all that Cardano is, what i...
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Weekly development report as of 2022-07-22
olga.hryniuk@iohk.io

Weekly development report as of 2022-07-22

CORE TECHNOLOGY The node, ledger, and consensus teams worked on the upcoming release of node v.1.35.2. This version will bring improvements and bug fixes found in the previous node versions during Vasil testing.  The teams continue testing Vasil functionality, working closely with DApps and projects building on Cardano. The Plutus V2 cost model was tempora...
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Lace: speed, simplicity, and seamless flow
olga.hryniuk@iohk.io

Lace: speed, simplicity, and seamless flow

Author: Olga Hryniuk - Technical Writer Summary: IOG’s new light wallet – now in development – will help drive adoption by offering enhanced capability and ease of use to crypto users Article: Wallets allow crypto users to safely store and access their digital assets. They come in different forms, from desktop and mobile applications to hardware (USB-li...
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Weekly development report as of 2022-08-05
olga.hryniuk@iohk.io

Weekly development report as of 2022-08-05

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the node, ledger, and consensus teams worked on node improvements and released node v.1.35.3-rc1 to support Vasil testing. The new node version can be now tested in the Vasil devnet.  A new dedicated pre-production environment has been spun up for the final stages of Vasil functionality testing. This environment offers improved c...
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