Welcome to the Hummingbot Newsletter!
Published each month when we ship a new Hummingbot release, this newsletter serves a regular dose of updates about our latest features 🤖, upcoming events 🎉, and announcements from our rapidly expanding global 🌐 community!
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🚀 Shipped Hummingbot v0.42.0!
We are very excited to ship the August 2021 Hummingbot release (v0.42.0) today! This release contains:
- NEW NDAX connector
- New Global Config feature: Rate Limits Share %
- Fixed major bugs in the AscendEX connector related to rate limit
🌊 Liquidity mining updates
Join the AscendEX Flash Campaign - 21 NEW pairs!
Within one month after the launch, 232 unique liquidity miners participated in the campaign and earned rewards. We are now excited to introduce the Flash Campaign with 21 new pairs! Short and fun, the Flash Campaign provides the right amount of challenge that spices up your daily trading. Call for all master miners who are confident, calm, adventurous, and skillful!
The newly added pairs are shown below:
Use the Hummingbot referral link to register your AscendEX account to enjoy the favorable fee structure.
New FEAR, DAFI, Polkadex, Port Finance, and XCAD liquidity mining campaigns + Campaign extensions for Hifi, Hacken, and BitClout
In recent weeks, we have launched new 12-week liquidity mining campaigns for FEAR, DAFI, Polkadex, Port Finance, and XCAD. Hifi (Formerly known as Mainframe) and Hacken extended their campaigns for 12 weeks, and BitClout extended its campaign for 4 weeks.
Join early to earn bigger yields!
New milestone: $2bn filled order volume
We are immensely proud at achieving a new major milestone: the total filled order volume has surpassed US$2 billion since the launch of Hummingbot Miner! The US$1 billion milestone in total filled order volume takes us one year; while with ever-increasing participation from liquidity miners, token issuers, and exchange partners, we spent only 4 months to reach the new US$2 billion milestone!
Introducing the NEW Eagle Club
Do you know that you might be qualified for the Eagle Club, our VIP program for power miners, in the future?
We are now excited to announce new qualification criteria for Eagle Club. Any miner who has earned 0.3% of the total four-week rewards distributed on Hummingbot Miner will be qualified. The calculation will be done every four weeks, not on a rolling basis. The first four weeks will be August 6, 2021 - September 2, 2021. The first new batch of Eagle Club members will be notified on September 2, 2021. The new criteria will be only applied prospectively from today. The existing Club members will not be affected.
Liquidity mining: July recap - we surpassed a few new milestones!
In July, we achieved several significant milestones: we surpassed the $2 billion mark in traded volume, the total number of active bots reached an all-time high of 1,103 bots, open order volume reached a new all-time high of nearly $1.2 million, and total cumulative rewards surpassed the $1 million mark. With current estimated yearly yields above 200%, liquidity mining allows them to earn higher yields than anywhere else in crypto.
⌨️ Join Hummingbot X dydx bounty hunt
We are excited to announce a new round of bounties to challenge the Hummingbot developer community!
We are working with dYdX, a leading decentralized perpetual exchange, to distribute $15,000 in prizes to hackers and devs who help grow the community-driven Hummingbot open-source project.
The bounty will provide three prizes:
- New Strategy Bounty - $10,000
- Content Bounty - $2,000
- Tips - $3,000 shared among meaningful and interesting contributions
🎙️ Latest Hummingbot Live episodes
Have you watched our latest episodes of Hummingbot Live, a weekly live-streamed show on our YouTube Channel happening every Friday (5:00 PM PT)? Check out the replays! 👇
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We just launched our Twitch channel, where we will be live streaming bot testing occasionally and our weekly Hummingbot Live! Follow us, watch what we run, and have fun!
🍿 Crypto snacks
A curated list of recently published content about crypto trading, #DeFi, and other topics that might be interesting for Hummingbot users and developers.
🥒 Missed out on ETHCC in Paris? Check out this article summarizing the highlights of this first in-person Ethereum event since the pandemic.
🌯 Here's a good summary of the EIP-1559 change to Ethereum that happened on August 5th and how it affects users. The goal of EIP-1559 is to make gas more observable and transparent while still allowing you to cut the line by paying higher gas prices. It separates gas into 1) base fee and 2) tip.
💬 Get involved!