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05 Jan 2023•
2 min read
Welcome to the xChain Monthly, Wormhole’s monthly update about everything xChain.
It’s hard to believe, but 2022 is already over! Let’s have a look at the latest updates, news, and achievements in the Wormhole ecosystem:
⚬ Take some time to read through our comprehensive “Wormhole Security Program — End-of-Year Update”: Here’s the blog post and Twitter thread.
⚬ We teased a new chain — did you solve the puzzle?
⚬ Of course, it was Injective that was added to the Wormhole network!
⚬ And here’s Josh, taking 60 seconds to show you why Injective is so cool.
⚬ Plus, we joined Injective’s Twitter Space to chat about what it means for the DeFi-focused L1 to go xChain.
⚬ Our Moonbeam frens wrote an awesome, in-depth blog post about Cross-Chain Connected Contracts with Wormhole’s Relayer Engine.
⚬ Following the recent passage of MIP-11, the Moonbeam community can now enjoy incentives for supplying wormhole-wrapped WBTC, ETH, and USDC on Moonwell.
⚬ We’re super excited to welcome Hashflow to the Wormhole ecosystem!
⚬ …and took 60 seconds to tell you all about the integration!
⚬ Later that week, @KanavKariya, President at Jump Crypto & @shadddowfax, strategic partnerships at Jump Crypto, joined Hashflow for a Twitter Space to talk xChain, DeFi, and building with Wormhole!
⚬ We saw Punks being wormholed to Solana…
⚬ …but @hgesol did not stop at Punks: A real Beeple found its way to Solana!
⚬ We’re really looking forward to Bonfida using Wormhole to bring SNS (Solana Name Service) cross-chain.
⚬ Wormhole contributors are busier than ever — here are the Wormhole GitHub stats for November and December.
⚬ @nsuri_ sat down with @imperator_co for their “Fast & Crypto” show to chat about why Wormhole chose Cosmos for building Wormchain — the purpose-built blockchain to house infra for the Guardian network & entire Wormhole platform!
⚬ @spacemandev gave a workshop together with @movedevs & @EvernewCapital to teach how to build xDapps and about the technicalities of xChain development using Move, Solidity, & Rust!
⚬ Great news! PancakeSwap now supports Wormhole assets on Aptos!
⚬ @decentradev, contributor to Wormhole, joined the folks at @lifiprotocol to dive deep into arbitrary messaging & Wormhole’s design principles.
⚬ Not interested in listening? No worries, we found some notes for that Lifi Protocol Space!
⚬ OT: While Wormhole devs are pushing the boundaries of xChain, physicists push the boundaries of space-time.
⚬ Did you know that we had over 150,000 Wormhole SDK downloads in 2022? See for yourself!
⚬ We just found out that in 2022 over 150,000 messages were sent on our Discord server! …but that’s nothing compared to the 139,000,000 messages sent through Wormhole!
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