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A Guide to Blast for Web3 Builders: Embracing Decentralized Infrastructure

A Guide to Blast for Web3 Builders: Embracing Decentralized Infrastructure

As the blockchain landscape is growing, we’ve seen first-hand how important decentralization infrastructure is for Web3. With censorship, centralized decision-making, and non-transparent finances, crypto has been getting a bad name in recent years. We cannot forget the roots of blockchain philosophy – decentralization not only promotes security, trust, and transparency, but it also helps to […]

Blast Team

3 min read
Ethereum Cancun-Deneb Upgrade – a detailed explanation

Ethereum Cancun-Deneb Upgrade – a detailed explanation

Following the upcoming Shanghai upgrade scheduled for April 2024, the next important milestone in Ethereum is the Cancun-Deneb upgrade, frequently referred to as Dencun, which aims to increase scalability and security, and lower fees for Ethereum L2 users. The upgrade will contain changes on both the consensus layer (the Cancun upgrade) and the execution layer (the Deneb upgrade). 

Blast Team

4 min read
ZetaChain Endpoints Are Now Available for Blast Builders!

ZetaChain Endpoints Are Now Available for Blast Builders!

Read more about this new Blast integration and how ZetaChain pushes towards full interoperability for blockchain development! Exciting news from Blast – we’ve expanded our network selection by integrating ZetaChain into our portfolio! This addition opens up a realm of possibilities for builders eager to explore and innovate within the ZetaChain ecosystem, leveraging our robust […]

Blast Team

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Bitcoin Chain Endpoints are now available in Blast

Bitcoin Chain Endpoints are now available in Blast

Bitcoin Chain Endpoints have just landed in Blast! This integration marks a significant milestone for developers building apps and platforms based on the world’s first and most well-known cryptocurrency. Why build on the Bitcoin Chain? The Bitcoin blockchain is the first and most popular cryptocurrency blockchain. The blockchain is maintained by a consensus among participants […]

Blast Team

2 min read
INFRA Delegation Program 2.0

INFRA Delegation Program 2.0

As 2024 starts, we are kickstarting the second phase of the Blast Delegation Program, as well as some changes in the delegation conditions and rules going forward. In this article, you can find all the details required to participate and be eligible for a new Blast Foundation delegation.

Blast Team

3 min read
Mode Network Endpoints are Now Available in Blast

Mode Network Endpoints are Now Available in Blast

Developers, get ready to elevate your blockchain projects with the integration of Mode Network in Blast! As a Layer 2 rollup, Mode Network is adding value to the blockchain space by fostering cooperative and collaborative experiences.

Blast Team

2 min read
2023: A Year In Review

2023: A Year In Review

So, let’s take a deep dive into the tumultuous year that 2023 was for Blast and how this year projected us as one of the leading platforms in the Web3 infrastructure space!

Blast Team

3 min read
Blast built by Bware Labs Receives Grant from Starknet for Furthering Network Support

Blast built by Bware Labs Receives Grant from Starknet for Furthering Network Support

Bware Labs has received a development grant from the Starknet Foundation for extending support for the network within Blast, the company’s flagship product. Blast is a decentralized blockchain API platform designed to solve Web3 access challenges related to reliability, latency, and centralization. The purpose of Bware Labs has always been to enable blockchain developers in fulfilling […]

Blast Team

2 min read
Ethers.js vs. Web3.js

Ethers.js vs. Web3.js

As a developer building decentralized applications, one of the essential tools in your toolkit is a library for interacting with the Ethereum blockchain. Two of the most popular libraries for this purpose are Ethers.js and Web3.js.  While both libraries are robust and widely used, each has strengths and weaknesses. This article will explore the similarities […]

Blast Team

7 min read
zkSync Endpoints Now Available in Blast

zkSync Endpoints Now Available in Blast

Builders on zkSync can now securely access the network through Blast. Blast’s intuitive interface and comprehensive documentation make it easy for developers to swiftly set up custom API endpoints for both the zkSync Mainnet and Testnet.

Blast Team

3 min read
The importance of Decentralized Infrastructure in Web3

The importance of Decentralized Infrastructure in Web3

While the term “Web3” can be subject to differing interpretations, we will aim to describe what we mean when we use it. Web3 describes the next generation of the internet, where decentralized applications (dApps) are built on top of different blockchains. The main difference between Web3 applications and traditional web applications is that dApps are […]

Blast Team

5 min read
Webinar – Best Practices in Smart Contract Security

Webinar – Best Practices in Smart Contract Security

With Marius Băisan, Co-founder and Advisor at Softbinator Technologies & Alexandru Filip, Co-founder and Smart Contract Development Lead at Bware Labs Smart contracts represent a cutting-edge advancement in blockchain technology, holding the potential to revolutionize various industries and applications. And like any powerful technology, when used wrong, it can open the gates to vulnerabilities.  This […]

Blast Team

2 min read
Everything You Need to Know About HOLEŠKY

Everything You Need to Know About HOLEŠKY

Let’s take a deep dive into Etherum’s Holešky Testnet, a new dawn for development and testing! On Thursday, September 28, developers launched a new testnet for Ethereum called Holešky to allow for more rigorous testing of network upgrades. As Holesky prepares to take over from Goerli as the primary Ethereum testnet, we delve into the […]

Blast Team

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Blast API Launches Base Builder Campaign

Blast API Launches Base Builder Campaign

Feeling the post “onchain summer” blues? We’re starting a Builder Campaign to support  developers further on their #BUIDLing journey through amazing perks! Base mainnet was launched for the public in August this year, with more than 100 dApps and service contributors live within the Base ecosystem since release. According to Jesse Pollak, Creator of Base, […]

Blast Team

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RedStone Finance – The Next Generation of Oracles, Built Modularly

RedStone Finance – The Next Generation of Oracles, Built Modularly

RedStone is an Oracle suite that delivers frequently updated, reliable, and diverse data feeds for your dApp and smart contracts on multiple L1s & L2s. RedStone aims to address the challenges encountered by blockchain projects by providing adaptable and cost-effective oracle services.  With the significant transformations in the ecosystem recently, today’s DeFi protocols demand faster […]

Blast Team

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Introducing Arbitrum Sepolia Testnet: The Latest Addition to Blast API’s Available Endpoints

Introducing Arbitrum Sepolia Testnet: The Latest Addition to Blast API’s Available Endpoints

The blockchain space is a dynamic and ever-evolving ecosystem, constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. As the demand for scalable, efficient, and developer-friendly solutions grows, so does the need for innovative networks and testnets. Enter Arbitrum Sepolia, the latest addition to Blast’s impressive lineup of supported networks. In this article, we’ll explore what Arbitrum […]

Blast Team

3 min read
Why Decentralization Matters in Web3

Why Decentralization Matters in Web3

Web3 is built on a philosophy of decentralization. It was born out of a growing distrust of the centralized companies and technologies that currently make up the web. However, as the blockchain space evolves, we are once again beginning to see centralized infrastructure become the backbone of this technology. In this article, we’ll explore why […]

Blast Team

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