Week in Ethereum News
October 8, 2022

Eth News and Links

Execution layer

Consensus layer


  • EIP5744: Latent fungible token
  • EIP5748: Approval expiration for ERC20 tokens
  • EIP5749: The ‘window.evmproviders’ object
  • EIP5750: Extra data parameter in methods
  • EIP5753: Lockable extension for ERC721
  • EIP5757: Process for approving external resources

Layer 2

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Stuff for developers

  • Reminder: Rinkeby & Ropsten testnets are deprecated, use Goerli & Sepolia
  • Remix v0.27.0: sync HardHat/Truffle/Foundry compilation with Remixd, OpenZeppelin template customization, autocomplete import statements and code formatting
  • Foundry Canary: example deploy script
  • Remco exp & ln: exponential function & natural logarithm in Solidity
  • 0age tip: view Yul assembly of your Solidity using compiler irOptimized setting
  • Useful Solidity patterns: self contained examples with Foundry tests
  • CREATE3 Factory: deploy a contract with the address based on deployer & salt
  • HyVM: EVM Hypervisor in Huff, allows arbitrary bytecode execution
  • samczsun’s transaction viewer; front end open sourced
  • Ethereum utils: unit conversion, checksum, hex & Keccak256
  • Guide to fuzzing with Echidna, attempts to break user-defined invariants
  • Transpose SQL: direct SQL access to indexed blockchain data
  • MEV Template: MEV bot in Rust
  • Slither v0.9.0: adds arbitrary-send-erc20, arbitrary-send-erc20-permit & domain-separator-collision detectors and reduces false positives
  • Noir: Aztec’s Rust-based language for creating and verifying zk proofs
  • Circom-Next-Starter: zk app starter kit using Hardhat, Circom, Snarkjs & Nextjs



Application layer

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