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28 February, 2024
How to Bridge and Swap Rootstock on Symbiosis: Step-by-Step Guide

This article is part of Rootstock’s series “Building DeFi on Bitcoin” exploring different solutions and integrations on the Rootstock blockchain that enable scaling Bitcoin, bringing DeFi capabilities to the world’s first blockchain.  Symbiosis Finance, a cross-chain liquidity aggregation protocol, recently announced the integration of Rootstock, bringing a new easy way to obtain RBTC and other […]

23 February, 2024
Rootstock Grants Program: FAQs #1

The Rootstock Grants Program means ambitious builders and entrepreneurs can receive a share of $2.5 million in funding to build everyday DeFi on Bitcoin. In the recenet AMA session dedicated to the Rootstock Grants Program, community members and interested developers had the opportunity to delve into the intricacies of the Rootstock Grants program, posing insightful […]

19 February, 2024
How to Display Rootstock NFTs in Your Metamask Wallet

If you’re into NFTs on the Rootstock blockchain, you might find it tricky, especially when displaying digital gems in your wallet. But there’s an easy fix: MetaMask. This popular browser extension allows users to access various blockchain platforms, including Rootstock and Ethereum. Metamask also supports NFTs, automatically detecting and displaying them in a separate tab. […]

15 February, 2024
BitVM Explained: In-Depth Guide to Smart Contracts on Bitcoin

Bitcoin broke the mold when it came to peer-to-peer payments, but the network has limitations when it comes to scalability. This pain point often comes into sharp focus during bull markets. Increased activity can cause fees to surge — making transactions prohibitively expensive for many. But there are solutions that can boost this blockchain’s capacity, […]

14 February, 2024
Building Secure DApps on Rootstock: Guide to Verifying Smart Contracts with SolidityScan

This article is part of Rootstock’s series “Building DeFi on Bitcoin” exploring different solutions and integrations on the Rootstock blockchain that enable scaling Bitcoin, bringing DeFi capabilities to the world’s first blockchain.  CredShields, the entity behind SolidityScan, has recently announced its integration with Rootstock, enabling smart contract scans, source code vulnerability analysis, and automated smart […]

8 February, 2024
What’s it like joining the Rootstock Grants Program? Asami’s success story

We caught up with Nubis Bruno, the director general of Asami, to find out how a Rootstock grant transformed his business — and get his advice for future applicants. The Rootstock Strategic Grants program is empowering developers and entrepreneurs worldwide — giving them the mentorship and funding they need to build powerful dApps that supercharge […]

2 February, 2024
Rootstock x SafePal: Users’ Guide to Unlocking RBTC on SafePal

This article is part of Rootstock’s series “Building DeFi on Bitcoin” that explores different solutions and integrations on the Rootstock blockchain that enable scaling Bitcoin, bringing DeFi capabilities to the world’s first blockchain.  Rootstock, the first and longest-standing Bitcoin sidechain, is now integrated into SafePal wallet suite, enabling hundreds of users to send, receive, and […]

1 February, 2024
Announcing The Upcoming Rootstock PowPeg Composition Change

Summary: The Rootstock network will undergo a PowPeg change on block 6,065,801. Based on the current state of the network, this is expected to occur on February 8th, 2024. Since the Bitcoin deposit address will change, it is strongly recommended that users verify the address before initiating any conversions from BTC to RBTC on the […]

26 January, 2024
RSK Fingerroot 5.4.0 is Here

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest version of the RSKj client, now available in the RSKj GitHub repository. This update brings enhancements to the client’s JSON-RPC API, such as an improved gas price estimation algorithm as well as Ethereum compatibility fixes, along with upgrades to some essential dependencies. While this upgrade […]

15 January, 2024
The Math Behind Bitcoin Halving: How the Process Works

Bitcoin’s limited supply is a fundamental aspect of its design and a key differentiator from government-issued currencies. Unlike centralized currencies, which are controlled by central banks and can be inflated at will, Bitcoin’s supply is predetermined and fixed at 21 million units.  This scarcity mechanism is intended to promote price stability and prevent excessive inflation, […]

11 January, 2024
Crafting Effective Project Milestones: A Guide for Rootstock Grants Program Applicants

This guide is part of the series dedicated to developers and builders who want to benefit from the Rootstock Grants Program. Read along to learn how to identify, draft, and present your project milestones to the judges on the pitch day. The Rootstock Grants Program has been up and running since 2023, and so far, […]

19 December, 2023
AirGap Goes Live on Rootstock: The First Isolated Module Implementation

This article is part of Rootstock’s series “Building DeFi on Bitcoin” that explores different solutions and integrations on the Rootstock blockchain that enable scaling Bitcoin, bringing DeFi capabilities to the world’s first blockchain.  The open-source cold wallet solution has now been integrated on Rootstock — and comes complete with a cutting-edge, exciting new feature: isolated […]