Polkadot Digest 13 Jun 2024

Polkadot News

Polkadot 1.13.0 has been released. Release Polkadot v1.13.0 · paritytech/polkadot-sdk · GitHub

Among the interesting changes is PR 3905, which will be enabled only on Westend, which allows users to delegate their stake to a staking pool without tokens leaving their account. Refactor Nomination Pool to support multiple staking strategies by Ank4n · Pull Request #3905 · paritytech/polkadot-sdk · GitHub

This runtime change may also cause some breaking issues with different wallets, due to the addition of the checkMetadataHash functionality. If your wallet does not work with the new runtime, you should be sure to upgrade.Implement `CheckMetadataHash` extension by bkchr · Pull Request #4274 · paritytech/polkadot-sdk · GitHub

Alice_und_Bob has posted a great series of tweets on how to get started developing in the Polkadot ecosystem, depending on what you want to do. x.com

Reminder that June is the last month to apply for Decentralized Futures, W3F’s program to distribute US $20 million and 5 million DOT to projects planning to build on Polkadot. https://futures.web3.foundation/

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