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10 July, 2024
Introducing Arrowhead 6.3.1: What You Need To Know About Rootstock’s Upcoming Patch Network Upgrade

Summary: The Rootstock network will undergo a patch network upgrade on block 6,549,300. This mandatory upgrade fixes the PowPeg outage reported on June 24th; users who adhere to these changes must update their nodes to the latest version. As described in the June 24th PowPeg outage incident report,  the Rootstock Core Development team has been […]

9 July, 2024
Rootstock x Wigwam: Guide to Bridging Rootstock on Wigwam Wallet

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. Wigwam, the open-source and user-friendly Web3 wallet, has recently announced its integration with Rootstock. Being compatible with 17 blockchains and supporting Rootstock Naming […]

4 July, 2024
Rootstock x Elk: Guide to Bridging Rootstock on Elk Finance

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. Elk Finance, the cross-chain infrastructure framework, has recently announced its integration with Rootstock. This integration brings Rootstock users the ability to seamlessly move […]

3 July, 2024
Introducing Arrowhead 6.3.0

The Rootstock community is pleased to announce the release of the latest version of the RSKj client, which is now available in the RSKj GitHub repository. This update mainly focuses on improving Ethereum compatibility at the JSON-RPC interface and enhancing the node’s performance. While this upgrade is optional, we strongly encourage users to update their […]

2 July, 2024
Bringing Ethereum dApps to Rootstock: Developer Guide #1

This article is part of the “Bitcoin Developer Journey” series exploring different steps and guides for developers who want to dip their toes in the Rootstock ecosystem and start building DeFi on Bitcoin. In this article, we’re starting with the first developer guide on porting EVM dApps to Rootstock including information about prerequisites, code editors, […]

28 June, 2024
Rootstock x SideShift: Guide to Trading RBTC on SideShift.ai

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.  SideShift.ai, the direct-to-wallet crypto exchange, has recently announced its integration with Rootstock. Through this integration, Rootstock users can now use 200+ cryptocurrencies to […]

27 June, 2024
Incident report: Rootstock peg-in / peg-out service outage on June 24th

UPDATE — July 10th The fix has been released as part of RSKj Arrowhead 6.3.1 and is now available for download. Details can be found in the following blog post: Introducing Arrowhead 6.3.1 Rootstock node operators that adhere to these changes must upgrade to this version before the network upgrade is activated at Mainnet block […]

18 June, 2024
The Security Architecture of Rootstock and the Principle of Defense

In the latest episode of Rootstock Fundamentals, we dive into the network’s security architecture — and explore the defense mechanisms deployed to keep assets safe. To do that, we’re joined by Rootstock’s co-founder and Chief Scientist Sergio Demian Lerner. A long-standing issue across the industry has been something known as the “blockchain trilemma.” This relates […]

17 June, 2024
Guide to Bridging Fiat to RBTC with Mt Pelerin

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.  Mt Pelerin, a buy, sell, and exchange platform bridging fiat to cryptocurrency, integrated Rootstock. This integration brings Rootstock users with the ability to […]

14 June, 2024
In-Depth Guide to Wallets within the Rootstock Ecosystem

With more than 140 dApps now integrated into the Rootstock ecosystem and the growing number of users engaging with them, choosing the right wallet becomes crucial for managing assets effectively and securely.   This article discusses various wallets that are compatible with Rootstock, providing insights into their features and compatibility. Wallets that support Rootstock, BTC, and […]

11 June, 2024
Rootstock x Jumper: Guide to Bridging Rootstock on LI.FI

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.  Jumper Exchange, the multi-chain liquidity aggregator and one of the top cross-chain DEXs built on LI.FI, has announced that it is now live […]

7 June, 2024
Rootstock x KicksPad: User Guide to Funding Innovative Projects

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.  KicksPad, a platform for investing in cutting-edge blockchain projects, recently announced its integration with Rootstock. This integration brings Rootstock users a secure and user-friendly platform to democratize […]