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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
BOB Endpoints are Available in Blast

BOB Endpoints are Available in Blast

BOB endpoints are now available in Blast! Our advanced and distributed infrastructure services are designed to enhance the capabilities of BOB developers by offering instant access to crucial blockchain data. With Blast’s custom and public APIs, you can seamlessly build on the powerful intersection of Bitcoin and Ethereum, whether you’re focused on rollups, AI, DAOs, DeFi, NFTs, or entertainment.

Blast Team

2 min read
opBNB Endpoints Are Available in Blast

opBNB Endpoints Are Available in Blast

opBNB endpoints are now available in Blast! Our reliable and distributed infrastructure services can amplify opBNB builders’ potential by providing immediate access to blockchain data, at the fastest response times. Whether you’re working on gaming dApps, decentralized exchanges, or digital collectibles, Blast is here to support you every step of the way.

Blast Team

3 min read
Blast Integrates NIM RollApp Endpoints

Blast Integrates NIM RollApp Endpoints

Exciting news, builders: NIM is now part of the lineup of chains supported by Blast. 

Our robust and efficient infrastructure services enhance the capabilities of NIM devs by providing instant access to blockchain data, which supports the expansion and sustainability of the Web3 gaming ecosystem

Blast Team

2 min read
Avail Turing Endpoints Are Available in Blast from Day 1

Avail Turing Endpoints Are Available in Blast from Day 1

Avail just announced that they are deprecating and decommissioning the Goldberg testnet and starting with May 24th they are transitioning to Turing Testnet, which is intended to serve as a medium to assess Mainnet readiness. Turing endpoints are available in Blast from the first day of the testnet launch to support Avail and their builders in the journey to the Mainnet launch.

Blast Team

3 min read
Introducing the Blast NFT APIs for Starknet

Introducing the Blast NFT APIs for Starknet

Our infrastructure partnership with Starknet leaps forward with the launch of the Starknet NFT API, now available within the Blast Builder APIs. This development enables Starknet builders to launch, verify, analyze, or display NFTs easily, and quickly with Blast. As NFTs keep their traction, projects, and developers continue building various NFT-based projects. However, it is […]

Blast Team

3 min read
Vara Network Endpoints Are Now Available in Blast

Vara Network Endpoints Are Now Available in Blast

Developers, get ready for an exciting update: Vara Network endpoints are now available in Blast! Our fast and reliable infrastructure services can amplify Vara builders’ potential by granting immediate access to blockchain data, and contribute to the growth and sustainability of the GameFi ecosystem.

Blast Team

2 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

2 min read
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

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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

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