Amidst an eventful year filled with groundbreaking strides, Sui played host to numerous insightful discussions and interviews with industry experts. Dive into Sui's transformative journey, traversing the barriers of scalability and pioneering the fusion of Web2 and Web3, through this selection of videos featuring Sui experts.
Adeniyi emphasizes that if scalability is fundamental for the future of blockchain, the overarching vision extends beyond. The aim is to amalgamate the strengths of Web2, primarily user experience, with the strengths of crypto, such as ownership rights, self-custody, agency, and asset programmability. However, realizing this promise has been hindered by various barriers related to blockchain technology. Sui's primary objective is to eliminate these barriers, allowing developers to seamlessly connect with users, meeting them at their level and streamlining the interaction between builders and consumers. Just as someone building a website doesn’t need to understand Amazon Web Services or worry about its ability to scale, Web3 builders shouldn’t be required to deal with infrastructural concerns unless they wish.
Sam and Logan delve into various aspects of Sui, exploring the Move programming language and pivotal features like zkLogin, while also touching upon Sui's scaling strategies for wider adoption. When asked what aspect of Sui people should be excited about, Sam presents a twofold response. Firstly, zkLogin stands out as a solution, offering a seamless single sign-on experience using familiar Web2 credentials. This development addresses a significant challenge for builders around user onboarding. Once this hurdle is cleared, the focus shifts to a broader question: "What do you want to build?" Builders are now empowered to create for a larger audience beyond the realm of existing crypto users.
Kostas highlights Sui's remarkable cryptographic adaptability. Instead of relying on a single cryptographic algorithm, Sui stands out by offering a range of cryptographic options, with potential for further additions down the line. This flexibility extends to wallet developers who can leverage multiple cryptographic algorithms, enabling wallet compatibility across diverse blockchain platforms, mobile device passkeys, and even email addresses via zkLogin. This diverse functionality, coupled with native multisig capabilities, paves the way for the creation of more powerful wallets. Sui's versatile cryptography isn't limited to wallet infrastructure but extends to broader applications like account abstraction, obfuscated NFTs, and social media platforms, among others.
Evan sat down with Hub71 for a fireside chat discussing Sui's journey in the Web3 space and offering insights and advice for navigating this industry. When prompted about the future of the industry, Evan emphasized a crucial shift in perspective: instead of focusing on bringing more users to Web3, the focus should be on bringing Web3 to a broader user base. This change in approach, deeply rooted in Sui's philosophy, aims to create user experiences seamlessly embedded in Web3, where users engage without even recognizing they're in a Web3 environment.
During the a16z Summer Research Seminars, George Danezis delves into Sui Lutris, the foundational distributed system protocol driving the Sui blockchain. His presentation thoroughly explores the lifecycle of a Sui transaction, detailing the interactions between users and infrastructure, including validators, in advancing a transaction. George discusses the evolution from Diem’s Fastpay to Sui's consensus-less transaction pathway, shedding light on the challenges encountered when reorienting Fastpay for broader applications found in Sui.
Alonso delves into Sui's delegated proof-of-stake system, highlighting its commitment to preserving user control and ownership of staked SUI tokens. He details the reward calculation and distribution mechanisms for both validators and stakers. Alonso explores the evolution of staking within Sui, enhancing the security of both staking and the validator ecosystem through redesigned staking pool structures and the integration of native liquid staking. Additionally, he elaborates on the tokenomics that fuel staking rewards and discusses the intricate processes behind validator selection and management.
Bonus! Dive into content specifically crafted for those eager to commence their journey to build on Sui.
Shayan, in collaboration with the Encode Club team, delivers a comprehensive six-part video series introducing Sui, guiding viewers through the fundamentals and culminating in the development of a basic RPG game on the Sui platform.
For those seeking more, Mathew Jurenka, a member of the Sui community, has crafted an in-depth Sui Full Stack developer tutorial. This comprehensive video series offers step-by-step guidance on configuring a Sui developer environment and maximizing the utility of Sui infrastructure while constructing a full stack app on the platform.