James Bachini

DeFi

  • Yield Futures With Resonate Finance

    Yield Futures With Resonate Finance

    Resonate Finance is building a protocol for the creation and sale of yield futures. In this article we will look at what yield futures are, how they can benefit a projects tokenomics & why investors might find them attractive. This post isn’t sponsored and I currently have no stake in Resonate Finance or Revest at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 DeFi Growth Metrics For Better Valuations

    5 DeFi Growth Metrics For Better Valuations

    Growth metrics have been used by tech VC’s for years to predict and monitor companies growth patterns. Terms like CAC (Customer acquisition cost) and LTV (Lifetime value) are critical to how we value startups in the traditional space. In DeFi the landscape is different and the metrics that we use are too. However on-chain transparency […]

  • The Rise Of DyDx And Decentralized Trading

    The Rise Of DyDx And Decentralized Trading

    In May 2016 Bitmex launched the XBTUSD market, a perpetual futures contract which simplified traders ability to bet on the price of Bitcoin going up or down. Today perps are traded on the major exchanges at higher volumes than the underlying spot assets. DyDx took this concept and packaged it in to a decentralized trading […]

  • How To Trade Crypto | Ultimate Guide To Trading Bitcoin, Ethereum & Altcoins

    How To Trade Crypto | Ultimate Guide To Trading Bitcoin, Ethereum & Altcoins

    This ultimate “How To Trade Crypto” guide is provided for educational purposes. I am not a financial advisor, not financial advice. The vast majority of active trading in crypto markets is done on centralized exchanges such as Binance and FTX. The high volumes on perpetual futures on both exchanges has proven the demand for leveraged […]

  • How To Automate Yield Farming | Harvesting Rewards With A Quick & Dirty Script

    How To Automate Yield Farming | Harvesting Rewards With A Quick & Dirty Script

    Connect wallet, click button, confirm transaction. It gets old pretty quick, especially when you need to do it daily to compound returns. This tutorial takes you through the process of using a block explorer to find functions, calling those functions from a script and then executing to harvest and stake reward tokens. The aim is […]

  • When Will Ethereum 2.0 Launch & The Triple Halving Event

    When Will Ethereum 2.0 Launch & The Triple Halving Event

    Ethereum 2.0 is the biggest update that the crypto sector has ever seen. A series of rollouts will include a migration to proof of stake, sharding and the highly anticipated triple halving event. This article will discuss the roadmap for these rollouts, what changes each update will implement and the possible effects. Ethereum 2.0 Roadmap […]

  • DeFi Derivatives | The 13 Market Leading DeFi Futures, Options, Synths, Indexes & Staking Protocols

    DeFi Derivatives | The 13 Market Leading DeFi Futures, Options, Synths, Indexes & Staking Protocols

    This article is derived from a chapter in the free eBook explaining DeFi technologies:DeFi Demystified | An Introduction To Decentralized Finance DeFi derivatives are financial contracts which track or provide exposure to an underlying asset. The most common derivatives products in crypto markets are futures and options. In crypto markets derivatives are traded at greater […]