Eth2 at ETHWaterloo: Prizes for Eth2 education, tooling, and research

For the first time ever, the Ethereum Foundation will be sponsoring a range of hacker prizes related to Eth2 at a major hackathon. With Eth2 development proceeding rapidly, there are now many discrete areas of work that a team of motivated hackers can complete over a weekend. The bounties below include useful educational tools for Eth2 development, necessary tooling, and valuable research. Members of Eth2 teams will be available remotely during the hackathon to answer questions from hackers and provide... [Read More]

eth2 quick update no. 2

Welcome to the second installment of eth2 quick update. tldr; Spec release of v0.9.0 -- Tonkatsu to ensure Phase 0 development can continue unimpeded. Work continues in ironing out the details of the modified Phase 1 proposal. Quiet client development focused on eth1 -> eth2 infrastructure, general hardening for production, and optimizations. [Read More]

eth2 quick update

Although the internet has been more quiet than usual, we’ve been super busy hacking away on eth2! Between Devcon5 and keeping our heads down to work, it seems we’ve left the community in the dark on a couple of items. Here’s a quick update to fill in the gaps. [Read More]

The Devcon5 Bible

Important Things to Know

Welcome to Devcon. We’ve got a lot to cover, and in this post you’ll read about it all! Read closely as we go over transit to the venue from Osaka’s airports, the Devcon Venue, the Agenda & Devcon App, and more! Please bookmark this piece to answer all questions that you may have related to early and on-site registration, experiences around the venue, participating during talks, side/after events and everything else Devcon5. To kick things off, let’s discuss how to... [Read More]

Devcon5 Schedule, Sponsors and Speakers are online NOW!

Devcon season is finally here. Days from now, Devcon participants from across the world will begin to make their way to Osaka, and as we approach the final countdown, we’ve made number BIG online releases at! We invite everyone to meet the incredible class of Devcon presenters! Now online here, we’re welcoming speakers, Workshop and Lightning Talk participants and other presenters to Devcon5. All in all, this year’s event will feature the largest class of Devcon participants ever! Next,... [Read More]

Eth2 Interop in Review

Last week, seven of the eight Eth2 clients under active development succeeded in marking the major milestone of moving from single-client to multi-client testnets at the “Interop Lock-in”. With this exciting success in Eth2 development, we wanted to reflect on how this point was reached and on what it means to the Ethereum network and ecosystem. Anyone following Ethereum over the past couple of years has likely become familiar with terms such as “Ethereum 2.0”, “Eth2”, or “Serenity”. Each of... [Read More]

Devcon On-Chain Raffle & Auction Participants

Ticket distribution details are here!

With the the first-ever on-chain Devcon ticket distributions now behind us, it’s time to talk ticket distribution for all participants! First, we’d like to offer a sincere “Thank you” to everyone that participated in these first trial rounds for on-chain Devcon ticketing. Thanks to your support, we’re confident in our code and exploring the possibility of expanding these systems in future years. On the Raffle/Auction processes, the contracts completed their tasks and Ethereum users were on the ball! In the... [Read More]

Live: Devcon5 Final Ticket Appeals

This is it: Final appeals are the last way to book your ticket to Osaka for Devcon 5 Note: All participants in the on-chain Devcon Ticket Raffle and Auction will receive an NFT-ticket to Devcon5! In the next days, your ERC-721 and will be issued to the addresses used in the on-chain sales and we’ll release a post detailing how to retrieve your ticket. For help with this process or other questions related to the on-chain ticketing processes, contact [Read More]