Scrape AVAX network peers using avax-python
P2P networking is the single most important technical functionality in all cryptocurrency implementations. The decentralized nature of Bitcoin, AVAX, Ethereum and others requires ...
avax-python Implementation Notes
Here you'll find a few implementation notes about avax-python. This is mainly targeted at developers who wish to work on the Python source code.
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avax-python Network Message Pipeline
Here's a short overview of the avax-python Avalanche message pipeline.
We've followed the reference Go implementation as closely as possible, but the Python code is still in ve...
AVAX mainnet officially launched [Sept 22, 2020]
AVAX mainnet has launched with thunderous success! As we write this article, AVAX has gained over 620% (8 AM UTC) in the first 4 hours of trading at Binance. Volume stood at impressive U$ 72 million in just hours (> $100 million when we last updated this text 1 hour later). Despite some profit-taking during […]
ELI5 What is the Avalanche Protocol? [AVAX]
Avalanche is a next generation, post-Nakamoto consensus mechanism which was designed to incorporate the best features of previously existing protocols and add some of its own. Note: Avalanche is both the name of a consensus mechanism and the name of the DeFi platform that was built on top of it. Today, the term Avalanche refers […]
ELI5 AvalancheJ Introduction
AvalancheJ is an experimental Java library for exploration and integration with the AVAX ecosystem. Important – Please ReadStill in its initial development stages, AvalancheJ is pre-Beta software and could contain serious bugs. Please keep in mind it’s an exploratory hobbyist project meant as a learning tool above anything else. For example, if an error occurs […]
ELI5 AVAX IOU? Is it the real AVAX coin?
November 2020 Update As of November 18, AVAX price has remained remarkably stable – for cryptocurrency standards. Coincost shows the AVAX IOU slowly depreciating, although it’s unclear how much volume is being traded at these prices. September 22 Update AVAX mainnet has been launched and, as it turns out, IOU price was actually lower than […]
Concepts In This Page
Ticker symbol for the Avalanche AVAX cryptocurrency.
AVAX is the cryptocurrency released in 2020 by Ava Labs.
The AVAX cryptocurrency is used for all transactions in the Avalanche network.
A Python library and utils for Avalanche AVAX.
A set of technologies developed by Ava Labs, which forms the basis for the AVAX Avalanche ecosystem.
Avalanche is a consensus protocol introduced by Rocket Team in 2018.
It is an entirely new consensus protocol which builds upon classic consensus and Nakamoto consensus.
Blockchain, cryptocurrencies and digital compliance in general.
Articles about government oversight and regulation of decentralized financial markets.
Ripple is the name of the company which develops RippleNet and the XRP cryptocurrency. The name has come to mean XRP for all practical purposes.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is an independent agency of the US Government, in charge over overseeing good practices in the investment and banking sectors.
Validation is the process by which AVAX transactions get verified by the P2P network. Similarly to what happens in PoS coin staking, validation generates returns for both stakers and validators.