This Week in Avalanche, Nov 12 2020

Avalanche News
  • AvalancheGo v1.0.5 released - includes performance improvements and some quality of life improvements. N.B. the next release v1.0.6 will contain breaking changes, validators will be required to upgrade their nodes.

  • Avalanche Forum: a place for technical discussions related to Avalanche and its community was launched. It’s already quite active with discussions starting around new clients, cross chain bridges and more.

Staking (P-Chain)
Asset Layer (X-Chain)
  • 240 assets have been issued on the X-chain - ↑ 39 from last week

  • Bridged versions of ETH and BTC will soon™ be arriving on the X-Chain

DApp Layer (C-Chain)
  • Ava Labs teased plans to launch AVAXWAP a Uniswap implementation on the C-Chain.

Stuff for Devs
Ecosystem
  • The Encode hackathon (learning phase) began. There’s still time to get involved & plenty of low hanging fruit whether you’re a new or experienced dev. See here for a list of challenges.

  • Kuen Shahi started AVAX Portal, a biweekly newsletter focused on Avalanche.

  • Wonton Network: A home for WONTON & their NFTs.

Podcasts, Interviews & Misc
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About me & the newsletter

I’m a long term investor & enthusiast in the space. I’ve been interested in Avalanche for a while & decided to start this to keep up with the project & hopefully enable others too as well. If I’ve missed anything or you want me to include something for next week please let me know! You can reach me at @_ed1990_ on twitter or @edwardwill1 on telegram.