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  • Teku Ethereum 2.0 Client: Request for Proposals

    In preparation for launch, PegaSys Teku is now seeking an external security assessment of the Teku Ethereum 2.0 codebase.View our security assessment RFP for Teku→PegaSys has been a huge supporter of Ethereum 2.0 development since its early days. On the one hand, we have R&D teams pushing back the boundaries on several fronts. On the other, we have created one of the leading Ethereum 2.0 client implementations, Teku.Teku is written in Java, with an Apache 2 license, and is a full implementat… … More

  • Ethereum JavaScript Libraries for Dapp Development: web3.js vs. ethers.js

    A technical guide to the differences between Web3.js and Ethers.js, the two most popular JavaScript libraries for interacting with the Ethereum blockchain and developing dapps.Web3.js and ethers.js are JavaScript libraries that allow developers to interact with the Ethereum blockchain. They are both great libraries — either library will likely meet the needs of most Ethereum developers. This article is a comparison of web3.js and ethers.js, focusing on their similarities and differences, so that… … More

  • What You Missed at IPFS Pinning Summit

    A recap of the summit and Infura’s plans to expand its current API and Gateway functionality.Last week, Protocol Labs gave us the opportunity to participate in the first ever IPFS Pinning Summit to share the past, present, and future for IPFS as an essential component of Infura’s Web3 development suite. For those of you who are familiar with Infura, you will know we have a long history of support for IPFS and we’d like to thank Protocol Labs for the opportunity to share our progress. Here’s a qu… … More

  • Running a Hyperledger Besu Node on the Ethereum Mainnet

    A complete guide to running Hyperledger Besu on the Ethereum mainnet, including benefits, hardware and software requirements, and a step-by-step setup tutorial.The Benefits of Running a Hyperledger Besu NodeThe benefits of running an Ethereum node are two-fold. On one hand, the ecosystem as a whole will benefit from having higher distribution and decentralization of the infrastructure itself. On the other hand, you might have personal reasons to run a node.Ecosystem benefitsFurther decentralize … … More

  • How to Save Time on DevOps and Scale With Infura: Lessons from Leading Ethereum Dapps

    The pros and cons of running your own Ethereum node and different ways leading dapp teams are using Infura to scale their infrastructure.The Pros and Cons of Running Your Own NodeOne of the most powerful propositions of the Ethereum blockchain is that theoretically, anyone can run a node, validate transactions, and contribute to the network. If you’re a veteran Ethereum developer, spinning up and running a node might have been one of the first things you did when you entered this space.However, … … More