Iceberg + Spark + Trino: a modern open source data stack for blockchain
There are several challenges that a modern blockchain indexing startup may face.
November 2022 GameFi Report
Despite one of the worst possible events happening in November—the complete collapse of the world's largest crypto company—the GameFi market did not fall significantly compared to October.
How to choose a data provider for your web3 project?
No matter the level of analytics expertise, anyone can use Footprint Analytics to analyze and comprehend blockchain data.
What is NFT wash trading? Examples of how it works
There is an underlying assumption that the entire NFT market is fraudulent in nature and only consists of wash traders. We often see media headlines pushing this narrative. After all, why would people spend millions of dollars on a JPEG?
How did the FTX collapse impact the Web3 gaming industry?
The FTX collapse impacted the whole crypto ecosystem, but this might have been deeply felt in Web3 gaming because of the ties between Solana and FTX.
Does the FTX collapse really have a silver lining?
Are those who see any silver lining in the FTX collapse overly optimistic, or are they actually thinking long-term?
Will aggregator marketplaces become the go-to places to buy NFTs?
Aggregated trading marketplaces may be one of the future trends in the NFT industry, bringing more liquidity and improving the user experience.
On-chain data showed FTX was in trouble right before it collapsed
The collapse of FTX put the market once again into a state of extreme fear, with BTC falling down to its lowest level of the year at $16,000.
NFT Marketplace Comparison | Quick Guide
With so many new types of NFT collections on the market, where is the best place to buy the one you want?
Meet the NFT platforms where not just anybody can sell their collections
Curated NFT marketplaces only sell NFTs by artists whitelisted on their platforms. This approach builds communities aligned with certain types of art and leads to higher average sale prices.
Blockchain Security Alliance Q3 2022 Blockchain Security Report
Q3 2022 Blockchain Security Overview A total of 37 major exploits were monitored, with a total loss of approximately $405 million
What happened to Polygon’s massive NFT ecosystem?
Polygon was once on the verge of overtaking Ethereum for NFT users, but that quickly changed with the rise of new options.
September 2022 GameFi Report
After a late-summer rally, the crypto markets pulled back in September, bringing many metrics related to the health of the GameFi industry down with it.
What Features Differentiate the Top Perpetual Futures DEXs?
In the financial system, a perpetual futures contract, also known as a perpetual swap, is a transaction representing an agreement to buy or sell an asset at an unspecified point in the future. It also allows users to trade using margin or leverage (using borrowed funds).
What features differentiate the top yield aggregators?
Investors can use yield aggregators to manage their invested assets, greatly reducing investors' transaction costs and improving capital utilization.
What does The Merge mean for NFTs?
As NFTs take up a larger portion of total validation resources than ever, how will the biggest development in Ethereum so far affect the industry.
What will future GameFi models look like?
By looking at shortcomings of GameFi 1.0, we can propose models that could work in the future.