James Bachini

DeFi

  • Mean Finance | How To DCA With DeFi

    Mean Finance | How To DCA With DeFi

    Mean Finance is a DeFi protocol that enables users to dollar cost average (DCA) into a position for an ERC-20 token. In this article we will look at why dollar cost averaging is useful and how Mean Finance works. Why Dollar Cost Average Dollar cost averaging is an investment strategy that simply breaks a entry […]

  • RAILGUN 2.0 | ZK Privacy Protocol

    RAILGUN 2.0 | ZK Privacy Protocol

    Railgun just announced the launch of version 2.0 this week and in this article we are going to explore the zero knowledge wallet and discuss why privacy protocols are important. In August 2022 Alexey Pertsev was arrested and he has been imprisoned without trial ever since. He was a developer on a ZK mixer called […]

  • Ethereum DevCon Bogotá Write Up

    Ethereum DevCon Bogotá Write Up

    In this post I’m going to try to summarise some of the most interesting talks at from DevCon 2022. Here’s a video summary about the key takeaways from the conference. James On YouTube Watch On YouTube: https://youtu.be/kgiAV7z1fwo |Subscribe The main topics for this years event were: One of the best things about the event is […]

  • Aligning Founders, VC’s and Stakeholders Interests In A Smart Contract

    Aligning Founders, VC’s and Stakeholders Interests In A Smart Contract

    The blockchain sector prides itself on openness and transparency. Except that is when it comes to early stage VC deals and token allocations. In this article we are going to look at an experimental solidity smart contract which lays out terms, vesting schedules and milestone bonuses on-chain. Team Allocations and VC Unlock Schedules This is […]

  • Dune Analytics Tutorial | How To Create A Dune Analytics Dashboard

    Dune Analytics Tutorial | How To Create A Dune Analytics Dashboard

    In this Dune Analytics Tutorial we will look at how the platform works and get up to speed with creating our own queries, visualisations and dashboards to analyse and present blockchain data. Queries, Visualisations & Dashboards Dune Analytics dashboards are built using a 3 step process. First we make SQL queries to pull data into […]

  • Solidity Tutorial | Fixed Rate Staking Contract

    Solidity Tutorial | Fixed Rate Staking Contract

    In this tutorial we will create a fixed rate staking contract that pays out 1 token for every 1 token staked per year. The contract will be built on an OpenZeppelin ERC20 token library with additional functionality for staking. The user will stake their tokens which will lock them in the smart contract at what […]

  • Zero Knowledge Proof | How ZKP Works In Blockchain Applications

    Zero Knowledge Proof | How ZKP Works In Blockchain Applications

    Zero knowledge proofs offer a method for developers to prove data validity or knowledge of data without revealing the data or additional information about the prover. Zero knowledge proofs are becoming widely used in blockchain applications from smart contracts like Tornado Cash to ZKrollups which are layer 2 blockchains on top of Ethereum. In this […]

  • SBTs 👻 | Soulbound Token Solidity Example

    SBTs 👻 | Soulbound Token Solidity Example

    Soulbound tokens are non-transferable digital assets. The core concept is storing on-chain data directly relating to a specific address. This is nothing new but there is potential for a ERC SBT contract to provide a industry standard for how we manage user data. James On YouTube Watch On YouTube: https://youtu.be/yCHeHI8hUY8 |Subscribe Ethereum gas costs make […]

  • Solidity Interface Examples | How To Connect The Lego Bricks Of DeFi

    Solidity Interface Examples | How To Connect The Lego Bricks Of DeFi

    Solidity interfaces allow developers to call external contracts from within their own smart contract. This enables us to build on top of the existing DeFi ecosystem. In this tutorial we will be looking at how solidity interfaces work and going through some example code for common tasks. James On YouTube Watch On YouTube: https://youtu.be/GWZmklp7RTg |Subscribe […]

  • Why The PoS Basis Trade Will Generate $100B TVL

    Why The PoS Basis Trade Will Generate $100B TVL

    Proof of stake revenue provides a new opportunity for investors and funds to collect double digit APR’s on a PoS basis trade pegged to the USD. A basis trade (aka cash and carry) involves buying an asset and then short selling the same futures contract. Traditionally this has been to collect the funding premium on […]