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Julian Martinez

Learn Soroban As Easy as 1-2-3 With Community-Made Tooling

Soroban

Ecosystem

Projects

The thriving Soroban ecosystem of over 70 projects has demonstrated consistent commitment to fostering developer growth by way of educational…

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Bri Wylde

A Developer’s Guide to Soroban Adoption Fund Programs Pt. 2

Soroban

Programs

Smart contracts

Here's the latest updates on the Soroban Adoption Fund Programs, including: the Stellar Community Fund, RPCiege, the Sorobounty Spectacular, and more.

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Julian Martinez

The Essential Guide to Rust Development

Soroban

Rust

Your essential programming guide to developing on Rust.

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Protocol Upgrades

An ever-evolving network

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Stellar Development Foundation

Protocol 20 Upgrade Guide

Protocol upgrade

Soroban

Your go-to guide for upgrading to Protocol 20, which introduces support for Soroban smart contracts to Stellar.

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Stellar Development Foundation

Protocol 19 Upgrade Complete!

Today, June 8, 2022 at 15:00 UTC, the Stellar public network successfully upgraded to Protocol 19! If you're having trouble with your Stellar…

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Stellar Development Foundation

Protocol 19 Upgrade Guide

A dev guide to upgrading to Protocol 19.

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Stellar Development Foundation

Protocol 18 Upgrade Complete!

Protocol upgrade

AMM

Liquidity

Today, November 3, 2021 at 15:00 UTC, the Stellar public network successfully upgraded to Protocol 18. It's a big day and a big upgrade because it…

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Stellar Development Foundation

Protocol 18 Upgrade Guide

Protocol upgrade

AMM

Liquidity

Protocol 18, which enables the creation of AMMs on Stellar, is coming! If you develop on Stellar, you need to install up-to-date versions of all…

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Stellar Development Foundation

Protocol 17 Upgrade Complete!

Protocol upgrade

Asset clawback

Regulation

Today, June 1, 2021 at 1500 UTC, the Stellar public network successfully upgraded to Protocol 17, which introduces a new feature designed to make it…

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Stellar Development Foundation

Protocol 17 Upgrade Guide

Protocol upgrade

Asset clawback

Regulation

If you develop on Stellar, you need to prepare for the June 1, 2021 Protocol 17 network upgrade by installing up-to-date versions of all…

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Stellar Development Foundation

Protocol 16 Upgrade Complete!

Protocol upgrade

Network halt

Today, April 10, 20201 at 1500 UTC, Stellar public network validators voted to upgrade the network to Protocol 16. This special network upgrade was…

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Stellar Development Foundation

Protocol 16 Upgrade Guide

Protocol upgrade

Network halt

We just released a new version of Stellar Core that will resolve the issues many nodes experienced this week. If you run a Stellar node of any kind,…

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Stellar Development Foundation

Protocol 15 Upgrade Complete!

Protocol upgrade

Sponsored reserves

Claimable balances

On 11/23/2020 at 1600 UTC, Stellar validators voted to upgrade the public network to Protocol 15. Two new features — Claimable Balances and Sponsored…

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Stellar Development Foundation

Announcing...Stellar Protocol 15

Protocol upgrade

Claimable balances

Sponsored reserves

It turns out we're skipping the public network upgrade to Protocol 14. Instead, we're going straight to Protocol 15, and rescheduling the vote to…

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Stellar Development Foundation

Protocol 20 and Smart Contracts Are Live on Mainnet

Smart Contracts

On Feb. 20, Stellar network validators voted to upgrade Mainnet to Protocol 20, kicking off a new era for the Stellar smart contracts tech stack,…

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Julian Martinez

Rust vs. Solidity: Choosing the Best Smart Contract Language for Blockchain Development

Developers

Smart Contracts

Explore why blockchain developers are increasingly opting for Rust over Solidity. Discover Rust's advantages, including speed, efficiency, memory…

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Stellar Development Foundation

New Protocol 20 Vote

Protocol upgrade

Soroban

Smart Contracts

The vote on the Mainnet upgrade to Protocol 20 will take place on February 20, 2024.

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Stellar Development Foundation

SDF’s Vote to Postpone Protocol 20 Upgrade

SDF will disarm its validators and vote to postpone the vote to upgrade to Protocol 20 scheduled for January 30, 2024.

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Stellar Development Foundation

Fee Bump Bug Disclosure and the Impact on the Protocol 20 Upgrade

Soroban

Developer

Smart Contracts

Important information regarding the Protocol 20 Upgrade

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Stellar Development Foundation

Protocol 20 Upgrade Guide

Protocol upgrade

Soroban

Your go-to guide for upgrading to Protocol 20, which introduces support for Soroban smart contracts to Stellar.

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Tomer Weller

The Stellar Network’s Phased Rollout of Smart Contracts: The Road to Mainnet

Soroban

Smart contracts

Developers

Protocol upgrade

The release of a full suite of software that supports Protocol 20, which will bring Soroban smart contracts to Stellar is available. With the…

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Bri Wylde

Announcing RPCiege: Siege 5, Space Continuum

Rpciege

Developers

RPCiege: Siege 5, Space Continuum starts on December 4th! This siege consists of four individual skirmishes, all completed with the Soroban smart…

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Anuhya Challagundla

Sorobanathon Road to Mainnet: A Retrospective.

Developers

Soroban

Sorobanathon Road to Mainnet was a month-long virtual hackathon organized by the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) that ran from September 1st to…

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Bri Wylde

Protocol 20: Preparing for Smart Contracts on Stellar

Smart Contracts

Developers

Discover the upcoming Protocol 20 upgrade on the Stellar network, introducing Soroban smart contracts. Learn about the development process, impact on…

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Bri Wylde

RPCiege: Axe & Ember | Get Set Up!

Soroban

Rpciege

RPCiege: Axe & Ember is a text-based adventure game created with smart contracts on Soroban. Anyone can play, even non-coders, and we’re here to show…

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Bri Wylde

Sorobounty Spectacular: Dapp Tutorials You Can Use!

Sorobanathon

Soroban

dapps

The Soroban community has created some amazing dapp tutorials as part of the Sorobounty Spectacular content bounty program. Enjoy!

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