🍿 Introducing the sBTC Developer Release
sBTC testnet announced! Try programming Bitcoin on the Leading L2
This Week: we’re at the start of exciting times for the Stacks community, with the sBTC Developer Release officially announced and submissions for the testnet program now open.
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🍿 Stacks Snacks
The official announcement of the sBTC Developer Release! The sBTC working group expects to deliver the developer release the week of October 18th.
Are you a developer or decentralized application user? Apply for the closed sBTC testnet program.
Paul Veradittakit publishes a deep dive on Stacks, addressing Bitcoin scalability and more!
Stacks smart contract language Clarity expert Marvin Janssen highlights achievements of the Clarity working group.
Learnweb3 Decentralized Intelligence hackathon officially starts with a grand prize to build with Stacks & AI.
😋 Other tasty content
Are you in London on October 19-20? Make sure to join the Bitcoin Unleashed event!
Decentralized Finance Protocol ALEX shares first newsletter discussing the On-chain Indexer & Liquidity Pool Migration.
Bitcoin Wallet CEO Ken Liao names Stacks as his favorite scaling option for the Bitcoin economy.
Bitcoin L2 DeFi protocol Velar shares educational post on DeFi perpetual markets.
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