Cairo 1.0-Alpha.2 — New Release is Coming

StarkWare Jan 26 · 2 min read TL;DR We are releasing Cairo 1.0-alpha.2, which brings a host of new features to the language It is now possible to implement an ERC20 contract Those new linguistic features will be applicable in the upcoming StarkNet-v0.11.0 version Fresh New Features! Cairo 1.0 is continuing its fast improvement pace. … Read more

StarkNet’s New Sequencer

StarkWare Jan 25 · 3 min read TL;DR A new StarkNet sequencer is being developed It is open-source under the Apache 2.0 license It’s first goal is to increase StarkNet’s throughput A Shiny New Sequencer We are happy to announce a new StarkNet Sequencer is in the works. As StarkNet’s tech stack moves towards open-source, … Read more

Papyrus: An Open-Source StarkNet Full Node

StarkWare Jan 11 · 3 min read Papyrus will be a key component of the decentralized StarkNet infrastructure TL;DR Papyrus is a Rust implementation of a StarkNet full node It will provide foundations for the new StarkNet Sequencer, which will dramatically enhance StarkNet’s throughput Papyrus will help advance performance and decentralization. Now that StarkNet has … Read more

Cairo 1.0 is Here

StarkWare Jan 5 · 3 min read Or, as the ancient Egyptians would say, ‘Hieroglyphics just got a whole lot easier’ TL;DR Cairo 1.0 first release is here! Developers can start writing and testing Cairo 1.0 programs Feature parity with the older version of Cairo will be reached in the coming weeks Support for StarkNet … Read more

What is StarkEx and How Does it Work?

StarkWare Dec 21 · 4 min read Scaling Ethereum with StarkEx: A Layer-2 Solution for Lightning-Fast Transactions and Low Gas Fees Ethereum, like many other layer-1 blockchain networks, has been long facing scalability issues resulting in low throughput, long transaction times, and unpredictable gas fees. For decentralized applications that rely on the processing of hundreds … Read more

StarkNet Performance Roadmap

StarkWare Nov 29 · 7 min read TL;DR Validity rollups are not limited in throughput in the same manner as L1s. This gives rise to potentially much higher TPS on L2 validity rollups. StarkNet performance roadmap addresses a key element in the system: the sequencer. We present here the roadmap for performance improvements: — Sequencer … Read more

Open Sourcing Cairo 1.0!

StarkWare Nov 24 · 5 min read TL;DR Cairo 1.0 is open source! This is only the first step towards open-sourcing the StarkNet stack. We now present a first look into the Cairo 1.0 compiler. You can now start experimenting with basic Cairo 1.0 code Cairo 1.0 at its core is very similar to Rust … Read more

StarkNet Token is Deployed on Ethereum

StarkWare Nov 16 · 4 min read Another Step in StarkNet Decentralization TL;DR The StarkNet Token (STRK) is now deployed on Ethereum Mainnet Beware of scams! StarkNet Tokens are not offered for sale It will take time for the Foundation to determine the mechanism for distributing its tokens Tokens held by StarkWare shareholders, employees and … Read more

Introducing: The StarkNet Foundation

StarkWare Nov 9 · 5 min read The Foundation will facilitate the building of StarkNet as a permissionless, decentralized Validity Rollup. TL;DR StarkNet Foundation is officially launched It is dedicated to supporting a thriving StarkNet Strong interdisciplinary board will lead the Foundation The Foundation is independent of StarkWare StarkNet is taking a major step towards … Read more