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    What is Proposer/Builder Separation on Ethereum?

    While the Ethereum Merge was significant due to introducing Proof-of-Stake, there was another major shift made possible by the upgrade that is worth highlighting. The Merge allowed the network to..

    Ethereum Validator Setup Guide

    Building an Ethereum Validator From Scratch Ethereum has moved from proof of work to proof of stake! Most tend to think that this means the end of mining. I like to say to colleagues “PoW Mining is..

    A Staker's Guide to Ethereum Slashing & Other Penalties

    Now that The Merge is complete, miners are out and validators are in. Instead of needing a powerful mining rig to participate in network governance and earn block rewards, all that’s needed to..

    Announcing the Blocknative Embeddable Gas Fee Widget

    The Blocknative Ethereum gas estimator and browser extension are some of our most popular products. Today, we're happy to announce that there is now a new way to keep track of web3's most accurate..

    MEV-Boost & the Blocknative Relay Earn MEV Rewards

    The Ethereum Merge was about more than moving the network to Proof-of-Stake. The upgrade also introduced the concept of Proposer/Builder Separation (PBS) to the network via an open-source protocol..

    Blocknative MEV Relay Launches to Provide Trusted...

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    The Roadmap for ETH Gas Fees After The Merge

    The Ethereum Merge is complete. It ushered in the era of Proof-of-Stake, laid the foundation for a more decentralized network, and introduced exciting new actors to the consensus mechanism like block..

    MEV and Proof-of-Stake

    The Merge is complete, and it has revamped the economics of how Ethereum transactions are settled. Because MEV (maximal extractable value) is focused on the insertion of transactions (ordering,..

    Ethereum Block Building

    The Merge is complete and it was the most significant and substantial upgrade Ethereum has experienced to date. The network made the transition to proof-of-stake (PoS), rewarding years of research..

    The Ethereum Merge: What It Means for the Network

    The Merge is complete as of September 15th. It represents one of the most significant upgrades in web3 history and a critical piece of the ongoing Ethereum roadmap.

    Why Are ETH Gas Fees So High?

    Ethereum's high gas fees can often keep builders, traders, and users from completing the transactions that are important to them. It's no secret that during times of extreme mempool congestion, many..

    An Introduction to the Web3 Transaction Lifecycle

    The Importance of Pre-Chain Data for a Confident Web3 Transaction Experience Web3 can be notoriously complicated, both for new and experienced crypto users alike. Usability continues to be a huge..

    Top 10 Ethereum Transaction Errors and How to Prevent...

    Blockchain technology gives users the freedom to transact in ways they’ve never been able to before. Rather than the rigid transactions expected in the formal financial world, Web3 offers users..

    How Everything (and Nothing) Changes with Gas Fees:...

    This year's ETHDenver was by far the largest ETH event to date with over 12,000 in-person attendees. While primarily designed as a hackathon, the main event weekend, February 17th-20th, featured..

    What is Ethereum Transaction Gas Limit?

    As more people dive into the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), Decentralized Finance (DeFi), and Web3, the need to understand the different parts of an Ethereum transaction becomes increasingly..

    An Analysis of Ethereum Gas Prices and EIP-1559...

    How the London Hard Fork Has Impacted Ethereum Gas Fee Volatility tl;dr: the new Type 2 parameters should smooth out gas prices and lead to shorter wait times in the mempool. Ethereum transaction..

    Beginner Basics of Crypto + Further Learning Resources

    I often receive requests for reading materials/learning resources from crypto-curious folks who want to dive deeper. Below is a curated list of recommended crypto 101 reading/listening/watching...

    A Definitive Guide to Ethereum EIP-1559 Gas Fee...

    When Ethereum upgraded its core gas-fee marketplace with EIP-1559, transactions moved from a first-price auction to a hybrid system involving base fees and tips. As we have previously covered, this..

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