Base

Boost Base development with Blast API

Blast offers high performance APIs for the Base network, a blockchain that is designed bring mass adoption into blockchain technology, making the Ethereum ecosystem available to everyone.

Benefits of Base

About Base

Base is a groundbreaking Ethereum Layer 2 (L2) network incubated by Coinbase, designed with a clear mission to bring the next billion users into the realm of Web3. Developed in close collaboration with Optimism on the OP Stack, Base Blockchain offers a secure, cost-effective, and open-source platform that prioritizes developer-friendliness. It serves as an accessible gateway to the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) environment, allowing for early adoption of cutting-edge features like Account Abstraction (ERC4337), gasless transaction APIs for developers, and smart contract wallets.

As a core development team within Optimism's OP Stack, Base is committed to open-source principles, ensuring that the platform remains accessible to the broader community. Notably, Base contributes sequencer revenue to support public goods, emphasizing its dedication to the sustainability and growth of the blockchain ecosystem. Operating as an Ethereum Layer 2, Base offers the security, stability, and scalability required for on-chain applications. It simplifies the deployment of EVM code and facilitates the seamless onboarding of users and assets from Ethereum L1, Coinbase, and various other blockchain networks. With an extensive network of over 100 dApps and service providers, Coinbase's Base mainnet promises to be a transformative force in the cryptocurrency landscape by efficiently processing transactions outside the Ethereum blockchain, ultimately addressing Ethereum's scalability and cost challenges.

Free Public API for Base

Coinbase's Base Mainnet is set to revolutionize the cryptocurrency landscape. Built on Optimism's OP Stack, it operates as a rollup network, efficiently processing transactions outside the Ethereum blockchain. With over 100 dApps and service providers, Base aims to solve Ethereum's scalability issues, contributing to the industry's trend of addressing blockchain network scalability and cost challenges.

Public RPC Endpoint

Public WSS Endpoint

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Blast Features for Base Developers

Builder API

The Builder APIs are a suite of powerful API endpoints providing access to more comprehensive and better structured blockchain data on the Base blockchain. You can start using the Builder APIs with the Free plan.

Included with all plans

Archive Nodes

These nodes retain all historical transaction information on the Base blockchain from the genesis block to the present, enabling users to query and retrieve any past information. The Archive Nodes feature is enabled starting with the Developer plan.

Included with Developer, Startup, Enterprise & Pay As You Go plans

Core API

Blast custom APIs offer optimized throughput and reduced latency for transactions on Base and enable access to real-time data, transaction history and network status.

Included with all plans

Debug API

The Debug API gives Base developers access to several non-standard RPC methods, which will allow to inspect, debug and set certain debugging flags during runtime. Debug API is enabled starting with the Developer plan.

Included with Developer, Startup, Enterprise & Pay As You Go plans

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Base network?

Base is an Ethereum Layer 2 (L2) network, incubated by Coinbase, with a mission to onboard the next billion users to Web3. It's developed in collaboration with Optimism on the OP Stack, offering a secure, cost-effective, open-source, and developer-friendly platform for on-chain projects.

What advantages does Base offer for developers and users?

Base provides a secure, cost-effective, and open-source platform that prioritizes developer-friendliness. It simplifies the deployment of EVM code and facilitates the seamless onboarding of users and assets from Ethereum L1, Coinbase, and various other blockchain networks.

How can I use Blast on Base?

Just go to Launch App, connect your wallet and get direct access to dedicated endpoints that you can organize into projects depending on your development needs.

Where can I find resources to start building on Base?

Getting started with developing on Fantom by using Blast APIs is straightforward. You can follow the instructions in our documentation.

How much does it cost to use Blast APIs for Base Network?

Blast offers free public APIs and a free plan for dedicated accounts to get you started. For detailed pricing you can take a look on our pricing page.

Blast Resources for Base Developers

Getting started with developing on Base by using Blast APIs is straightforward. You can follow the instructions in our documentation to set up your development environment and start building.

Base Articles

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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