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Pyteal 0.24.0: Sourcemapping!
the new pyteal release introduces pyteal-to-teal sourcemapping.
Introducing Official Algod Docker Containers
Overview of Algorand's Algod Containers, the path forward, and a quick how to!
What's New in Algorand 3.15.0
This article covers the new features of Algorand 3.15.0
Developer Preview of Conduit
Developer preview release of Conduit, a new, powerful, and flexible way to access Algorand chain data.
AVM 8 New Features
This post explains some of the new opcodes available to the Algorand Virtual Machine(AVM).
Smart Contract Storage: Boxes
An overview of Smart Contract storage mechanisms, and technical details for how to use boxes.
Usage and Best Practices for Randomness Beacon
This article describes using the randomness beacon
Algorand Boosts Performance 5x in Latest Upgrade
Exploring Algorand's Latest Performance Upgrade
AVM 7 New Features
This article summarizes the new features available in the Algorand Virtual Machine (AVM) version 7.
Randomness on Algorand
Explaining the new randomness capabilities on Algorand.
Why is Sandbox Indispensable for Building dApps?
Are you struggling to figure out what tools to use when developing dApps? Look no further. Learn why Sandbox should be the go-to developer tool when building dApps.
Introducing a framework for Smart Contract development on Algorand
Prove your Skills with Algorand Code Challenges
The Algorand Developer Portal has a new way to learn how to become an Algorand developer: Challenges.
Run Algorand Indexer using Azure Portal
This tutorial is a step by step guide on how to deploy and run an Algorand Indexer on Microsoft Azure using Azure Portal
Automated testing for Algorand smart contracts - Part 1
A three part series on automated testing for your TEAL smart contracts
Introducing Algod Node UI
This article announces the release of a Node UI for Algorand
Improved Contract Debugging
This article summarizes changes recently made to the SDKs to support the dryrun REST endpoint and how this can be used to debug Algorand smart contracts.
Hash Map Design Pattern
This article describes the Hash Map design pattern for building key-value associations onchain
Using a Smart Contract to Spawn Additional Smart Contracts
This article explains spawning child smart contracts from a parent contract using inner transactions.
Algorand Unlimited Assets and Smart Contracts
This article details the changes made to both the Algorand Algod (3.5.1) and Indexer (2.10.0) processes. This includes removing limits on Assets and Contracts that can be created or optioned into.
Contract to Contract calls and an ABI come to Algorand
This article summarizes many of the features available within the Algorand Virtual Machine (AVM) 1.1 Release.
Step-by-step guides by language and level
EVM-Based dApp on Algorand With Milkomeda A1
How to deploy an EVM-based Smart Contract on Algorand-Milkomeda A1, and interact with it using Brownie
Participate in Consensus from Ledger Nano S/X
In this tutorial, we show how to participate in consensus from an account stored in a Ledger Nano S or X. By participating in consensus, you help decentralize the network.
Deploying a bet dApp powered by Beaker
In this tutorial you will deploy a bet dApp, named AlgoBet. You will setup an Algorand sandbox, compile the AlgoBet smart contract and instantiate it on the testnet. Finally, you will be able to interact with the deployed decentralized bet system.
Code-based ideas and prototypes
An Algorand Blackjack implementation with Beaker
Blackjack is the most played casino bank card game in the world. We show an implementation of a smart contract that runs single-player blackjack games against the bank in Beaker.
Block'n'Poll - Blockchain polling web application
Block'n'Poll is a blockchain polling web application that allows users to easily create permissionless polls and vote on Algorand blockchain.
NFT Drop Created with Reach
An overview of the development of the Reach NFT Drop Dapp
Developer news and technical overviews
Reaching new transaction speeds on Algorand
Introducing 3.3s transaction finality
Introducing AVM 9: Group Resource Sharing
AVM 9 introduces a new mechanic for foreign reference arrays. They are now shared across the transaction group.
Developer Improvements in go-algorand 3.16
go-algorand 3.16 introduces several noteworthy useful improvements for developers. We highlight and explain them here.