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ICON Newsletter - April 2023
Hello, ICON Community!
👉 The ICON Validator Support Program was announced with up to 5M ICX individual delegation support for eligible validators.
👉 Loot Crate airdrop for Gang Wars players. GangstaVerse team drops 1500 Crates across various categories.
👉 Cross-chain NFT Marketplace Craft announces collaboration with Cosmos based blockchain Neutron.
👉 With ICONists DAO, powered by ICON community managers John and Arosh, launches and teams up with the Drogon development tool to incentivize usage.
👉 Omm DAO vote enables platform pivot. Merging with the sICX team and transitioning into liquid staking derivative.
“Node validators are the backbone of the decentralized ICON ecosystem. It is with great pleasure that we promptly implemented an effective support system to prioritize the security of the ICON network.“
Latest ICON Development Update - March 2023
In March, the team has activated BTP blocks on the Berlin testnet. BTP contracts, that are currently one-way trustless, have been deployed on ICON Berlin testnet, BSC testnet, and ETH Sepolia. In this article, we share tasks completed and development milestones for April.
Java Smart Contracts on ICON: A 3-part tutorial 🔗
Introducing the ICON Validator Support Program 🔗
New CPS voting period starting soon 🔗
SlowMist security audits for Hana wallet mobile complete 🔗
Ecosystem Insights EP3 with Fez and David 🔗
Dive into the Databases and Distributed Systems learn article 🔗
Yeti 2.0: NFT Staking, Upgradeable Farms, and more 🔗
Omm will transition into Liquid Staking protocol 🔗
Earn up to $250 building example Drogon projects 🔗
Highlights from the Community
Builders on Twitter
First xCall use case for Balanced mentioned - @benny_options
A great video on xCall and its flexibility for cross-chain dapps - @helloiconworld
Limited edition ICON and FRAMD caps dropping soon - @AlterDrop_
With ICONists DAO says ‘Hello world!‘ - @withICONists
GangstaVerse Loot Crate airdrop complete - @Gangstaverse
Blobble teasing front-end and tokenomics - @Blobbleworld
Staky explains how Crafts first cross-chain integration was selected - @lucas_staky
Protokol7 lists potential xCall strategies - @robibobi_m
Initial Business Economy of Pengwyn BINC is here - @Pengwyn_BINC
Voting to start on a two-phase OMM Inflation Halt Plan - @ommfinance
Interoperability Quiz Week concludes with a clear winner - @helloiconworld
Balanced LP incentives bribing mechanism in full effect - @benny_options
Alter released ICON themed jumpers, hoodies and t-shirts - @AlterDrop_
Balanced governance working through 3 proposals - @BalancedDAO
Craft Wizards DAO is taking applications - @craftdotnetwork
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