SnowTrace: Bringing Etherscan to the Avalanche Community
Etherscan overhauls and expands core explorer functionality for Avalanche DeFi ecosystem.
Today, a new tool joins the suite of Avalanche infrastructure with SnowTrace, an implementation of Etherscan custom-built for the Avalanche blockchain.
Etherscan is Ethereum’s most popular blockchain explorer, helping users not only track and understand block-level activity on the network, but also access advanced, value-adding features such as a transaction history API, effortless smart contract verification, and aggregated network statistics.
Avalanche is growing at a rapid pace, hitting new all-time highs in user activity, including transaction volume, unique addresses (now over 584,000), and assets transferred from Ethereum to Avalanche over the Avalanche Bridge ($5.3B). Total Value Locked (TVL) has increased from $300M in August to over $8.4B today, according to data from DeFi Llama.
SnowTrace replaces the existing Avalanche C-Chain Explorer to deliver a more highly-performant, feature-filled experience for the global community of Avalanche developers and users. It joins Avascan and Avalanche Stats as premiere explorers helping enrich the Avalanche community experience.
It will also be a core resource for developers to verify smart contracts on Avalanche, bringing greater assurances for users interested in accessing their applications.
Avalanche is the fastest smart contracts platform in the blockchain industry, as measured by time-to-finality, and has the most validators securing its activity of any proof-of-stake protocol. Avalanche is blazingly fast, low cost, and green. Any smart contract-enabled application can outperform its competition by deploying on Avalanche. Don’t believe it? Try Avalanche today.
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