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Solana Changelog - Optional Borsh, Precompiles, and new Web3.js

Solana Changelog - Optional Borsh, Precompiles, and new Web3.js

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Some more Solana changes from Nick & Jacob. Subscribe to the newsletter: https://solana.com/newsletter Solana StackExchange weekly rankings: - https://stackexchange.com/leagues/714/week/solana/2024-05-26 SIMD-0152: Precompiles: - https://github.com/solana-foundation/solana-improvement-documents/pull/152/files Commits: - Make borsh optional in sdk and program crates - https://github.com/anza-xyz/agave/pull/1576 - sdk: fix replace_signatures for variable signer ordering - https://github.com/anza-xyz/agave/pull/1608 - Solana ping tpu client - https://github.com/anza-xyz/agave/pull/923 - Runtime: Core BPF Migration: Add support for upgrading Core BPF programs - https://github.com/anza-xyz/agave/pull/1140 - Runtime: Core BPF Migration: Explicit upgrade authority checks in migration - https://github.com/anza-xyz/agave/pull/1509 - Add Compute Budget Crate - https://github.com/anza-xyz/agave/pull/1121 - refactor: collect rent from account - https://github.com/anza-xyz/agave/pull/1527 - Extract solana-poseidon crate from solana-program - https://github.com/anza-xyz/agave/pull/999 Resources: - Solana's web3.js - Tech Preview 3 (TP3) - https://github.com/solana-labs/solana-web3.js/releases/tag/tp3 - New web3.js version to include logs! - https://x.com/SolPlay_jonas/status/1798325403892822467 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/solana_devs - Nick: https://twitter.com/nickfrosty - Jacob: https://twitter.com/jacobvcreech If you have a resource you've built or anything that improves the Solana Developer experience, please reach out to us! DISCLAIMER The content herein is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only, and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, options, futures, or other derivatives related to securities in any jurisdiction, nor should not be relied upon as advice to buy, sell or hold any of the foregoing. This content is intended to be general in nature and is not specific to you, the user or anyone else. You should not make any decision, financial, investment, trading or otherwise, based on any of the information presented without undertaking independent due diligence and consultation with a professional advisor. Solana Foundation Foundation and its agents, advisors, council members, officers and employees (the “Foundation Parties”) make no representation or warranties, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy of the information herein and expressly disclaims any and all liability that may be based on such information or any errors or omissions therein. The Foundation Parties shall have no liability whatsoever, under contract, tort, trust or otherwise, to any person arising from or related to the content or any use of the information contained herein by you or any of your representatives. All opinions expressed herein are the speakers’ own personal opinions and do not reflect the opinions of any entities.

Solana Ecosystem Call ft. Jito, Kamino Finance, Drift, Genopets, and Udi Wertheimer (Jan 24)

Solana Ecosystem Call ft. Jito, Kamino Finance, Drift, Genopets, and Udi Wertheimer (Jan 24)

by SuperteamDAO

We brought the best and brightest builders on Solana together for another edition of the Ecosystem Call! In the span of 60 minutes, you'll get up to speed on the latest events, projects, and alpha in the Solana ecosystem. There's no better or faster way to get up to speed with everything Solana. Register for the next Solana Ecosystem Call: https://lu.ma/ecosystem-call Sign up for Superteam Earn, the one place for all Solana-based earning opportunities: https://earn.superteam.fun/ Wins of the Month: 1. Solana December DEX volume reached $28b: https://twitter.com/DegenerateNews/status/1741625883943739615 2. Stablecoin Transfer Volume on Solana crossed $120b: https://twitter.com/SolanaFloor/status/1744617745654681829 3. Tensor passed 10m SOL in all-time volume: https://twitter.com/0xrwu/status/1740112655254475233 4. 100k+ Metamask users have been onboarded through the Solflare snap: https://twitter.com/solflare_wallet/status/1736081909975859566 5. Hivemapper crosses 100m total km mapped: https://twitter.com/Hivemapper/status/1738981200814125172 6. The Saga sold out!: https://twitter.com/solanamobile/status/1735835498025832651 7. Introducing: Droplets 2.0: https://twitter.com/drip_haus/status/1730740292603838609 8. Introducing - Solana's ZK Anchor: https://twitter.com/LightProtocol/status/1735350322627772596 9. Flash.trade shipped to mainnet!: https://twitter.com/FlashTrade_/status/1741496857715441913 10. Jupiter kicks off their 'Start' Initiative: https://twitter.com/weremeow/status/1730056194474320011 11. Bonkmas was a hit!: https://twitter.com/bonk_inu/status/1743368311612874783 12. Jito Stakenet (https://github.com/jito-foundation/stakenet) and the Backpack Extension (https://github.com/coral-xyz/backpack) are now open-sourced! 13. Paxos is expanding to Solana: https://twitter.com/solana/status/1738204879120957945 14. The era of RWA on Solana is here! Circle’s EURC Stablecoin is now available on Solana: https://twitter.com/solana/status/1736750405084909769 Ondo Finance expanded its U.S treasury-backed tokens to Solana: https://twitter.com/OndoFinance/status/1737164045625512045 15. Introducing - Stablebonds by Etherfuse: https://twitter.com/etherfuse/status/1743023088369840162 16. Superteens is out!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxqHtNglAJo 17. Dean's List DAO launched the Decentragrants Program: https://twitter.com/deanslistDAO/status/1737560972896731249 18. Solana Creators shined at Art Basel Miami: https://twitter.com/solana/status/1733567218880041346 19. Bem vindo ao Superteam Brasil!: https://twitter.com/SuperteamBR ------------------ TIMESTAMPS: 03:46 - Wins of the Month 12:00 - The State of Solana (December 2023) 14:22 - Special Guest - Udi Wertheimer 24:03 - We D̶o̶n̶'t̶ Do That Here 26:26 - Alpha Drops 37:42 - Upcoming Solana Community Events (https://solana.com/events) 56:50 - Earning Opportunities (Jobs & $750+ Bounties) 58:27 - Join us IRL (https://app.getriver.io/superteam) 58:55 - Thank you for coming! ------------------ DISCLAIMER: The information contained herein is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Nothing herein shall be construed to be financial, legal or tax advice. Trading cryptocurrencies poses considerable risk of loss and viewers are advised to do their own research before making any decisions.

Issue #32: Ironforge RPC Gateway and Breakpoint Video Summaries

Issue #32: Ironforge RPC Gateway and Breakpoint Video Summaries

by Mike Hale

Ironforge RPC Gateway, David Hoffman's Take on Breakpoint, Helius SecureRPC, Austin Federa on The Scoop Podcast

Solana Foundation Validator Discussion - May 9 2024

Solana Foundation Validator Discussion - May 9 2024

by Solana Foundation

The Solana validator community discusses an upcoming educational workshop, Block Zero and StakePoint (mini conferences at Solana Breakpoint 2024), and governance of SIMD 96 - Full Priority Fee to Validators. _____________________________________________________________ IMPORTANT LINKS Chat Logs: https://solanafoundation.notion.site/Solana-Foundation-Validator-Discussion-May-9-2024-b7e67470bf9c4a929b3eae6df7afb1f8 1.17.33 release notes: https://github.com/anza-xyz/agave/releases/tag/v1.17.33 Validator Educational Workshop playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLilwLeBwGuK6jKrmn7KOkxRxS9tvbRa5p Breakpoint 2024: https://solana.com/breakpoint Block Zero Signup: https://lu.ma/block0 StakePoint Signup: https://lu.ma/durn97l8 SIMD 96 Governance Proposal: https://forum.solana.com/t/proposal-for-enabling-the-reward-full-priority-fee-to-validator-on-solana-mainnet-beta/1456 SIMD 96: https://github.com/solana-foundation/solana-improvement-documents/blob/main/proposals/0096-reward-collected-priority-fee-in-entirety.md Discord channel for SIMD 96 discussion: https://discord.com/channels/428295358100013066/1237886089755234414 _____________________________________________________________ TABLE OF CONTENTS 00:00 Introduction And Agenda 00:35 Mainnet Beta Updates 01:08 Testnet Updates 02:29 Validator Education - Life of a tx 03:11 Block Zero - Sept 18 06:14 Stake Point - Sept 19 08:13 SIMD 96 100% Priority Fee to Validators - Intro 09:50 SIMD 96 Discussion 35:20 Validator Economics 43:45 Delegation Program Priority Queue 47:26 Opinion: The Future of Solana Validators DISCLAIMER The content herein is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only, and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, options, futures, or other derivatives related to securities in any jurisdiction, nor should not be relied upon as advice to buy, sell or hold any of the foregoing. This content is intended to be general in nature and is not specific to you, the user or anyone else. You should not make any decision, financial, investment, trading or otherwise, based on any of the information presented without undertaking independent due diligence and consultation with a professional advisor. Solana Foundation Foundation and its agents, advisors, council members, officers and employees (the “Foundation Parties”) make no representation or warranties, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy of the information herein and expressly disclaims any and all liability that may be based on such information or any errors or omissions therein. The Foundation Parties shall have no liability whatsoever, under contract, tort, trust or otherwise, to any person arising from or related to the content or any use of the information contained herein by you or any of your representatives. All opinions expressed herein are the speakers’ own personal opinions and do not reflect the opinions of any entities.

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