The Story of 2020, Stellar Quest Season 2 is underway, and how SatoshiPay leverages Stellar’s DEX.

Hey everyone! Welcome to another issue of the Stellar Dev Digest, a weekly recap of all things related to the development of the Stellar Network.

What is Stellar? Stellar is a platform that connects banks, payment systems, and people. Integrate to move money quickly, reliably, and at almost no cost.

News & Posts of the Week

Before we get started: Happy New Year! 🎆 I hope everyone had a much needed break before the start of 2021 and wish you all the best going into the new year. Back to the newsletter.

  • 2020 was a landmark year for Stellar and SDF. Just before the Holidays SDF’s…


SDF invests in Settle Network and a case study on Bitbond’s securities tokenization platform.

Hey everyone! Welcome to another issue of the Stellar Dev Digest, a weekly recap of all things related to the development of the Stellar Network.

What is Stellar? Stellar is a platform that connects banks, payment systems, and people. Integrate to move money quickly, reliably, and at almost no cost.

News & Posts of the Week

  • Last week, we announced an investment in Settle Network, the largest digital assets settlement network across LATAM for exchange and cross-border payments. The investment of up to $3 million, paid in lumens, will help bolster Settle’s current suite of payment tools centered around stablecoins. — Read the press release here.


Stellar Quest Series 2 launches, Stellar Monthly Roundup, and Bankhaus von der Heydt is issuing a Euro stablecoin.

Hey everyone! Welcome to another issue of the Stellar Dev Digest, a weekly recap of all things related to the development of the Stellar Network.

What is Stellar? Stellar is a platform that connects banks, payment systems, and people. Integrate to move money quickly, reliably, and at almost no cost.

News & Posts of the Week

  • The Stellar Monthly Roundup for December 2020 is out! It covers new stablecoin releases, new tools / upgrades, and more. — Catch up here.
  • We’ve released a new case study detailing how Tempo and Cowrie are using Stellar to power cross-border payments between Europe and Nigeria. — Find it here.


How SDF Sees the STABLE Act, Enterprise Fund page, and a new Stellar Podcast episode.

Hey everyone! Welcome to another issue of the Stellar Dev Digest, a weekly recap of all things related to the development of the Stellar Network.

What is Stellar? Stellar is a platform that connects banks, payment systems, and people. Integrate to move money quickly, reliably, and at almost no cost.

News & Posts of the Week

  • On Sunday, November 29, the SDF became aware of a phishing attempt that reached some members of the Stellar community. We alerted the community and began an investigation into the source of this attack. — Here’s what we know so far.
  • SDF’s CEO, Denelle Dixon, penned a response to the…


Freighter Chrome extension launches, Ultra Stellar acquires StellarX, and Stellar Podcast live this Thursday.

Hey everyone! Welcome to another issue of the Stellar Dev Digest, a weekly recap of all things related to the development of the Stellar Network.

What is Stellar? Stellar is a platform that connects banks, payment systems, and people. Integrate to move money quickly, reliably, and at almost no cost.

News & Posts of the Week

  • 🚨 Remember: SDF will never ask for secret keys. SDF cannot reset accounts and will never send out notifications regarding user accounts. If you’ve received an email prompting the above, it is an active phishing attempt. We are currently investigating.
  • Making cross-border B2B payments easier in East Africa with ClickPesa


Stellar Meridian 2020 Recap and Protocol 15 goes live

Hey everyone! Welcome to another issue of the Stellar Dev Digest, a weekly recap of all things related to the development of the Stellar Network.

What is Stellar? Stellar is a platform that connects banks, payment systems, and people. Integrate to move money quickly, reliably, and at almost no cost.


Thanks to all participants, and congratulations to the finalists!

As part of this year’s Meridian, the Stellar Development Foundation is sponsoring a hackathon that challenges old hands and newcomers alike to build something showcasing at least one of Stellar’s new features.

In addition to $12,000 worth of XLM in prizes, contestants will compete for bragging rights and glory: the 5 finalists are being featured on the event website, are getting feedback from some of the top brass at SDF, and will be evaluated and voted on by the wide world of Meridian attendees.

The Challenge

Four new features were added to the Stellar protocol in 2020, and contestants had to build…


SCF Lab Fund Results, Stellar Quest Series 1 complete, and how to Build Your First Stellar App.

Hey everyone! Welcome to another issue of the Stellar Dev Digest, a weekly recap of all things related to the development of the Stellar Network.

What is Stellar? Stellar is a platform that connects banks, payment systems, and people. Integrate to move money quickly, reliably, and at almost no cost.

News & Posts of the Week

  • 🚀 Stellar Quest: Challenge #8 is live! Make sure to collect the final badge of this series.— Complete the challenge here.
  • Content Creator/Writer at SDF, Caroline Young, released an awesome recap of our Ecosystem Round Table: Custodial vs. Non-Custodial Apps: Which Side Are You On? — Read it here.
  • I…


This is part 1 of a 3 part series.

It’s been a while since I sat down and wrote a tutorial, but with all the new Stellar Questers pouring in it seemed like good timing. If you’re new to Stellar and have been looking for an easy way to get your hands dirty, this is the tutorial for you!

Throughout this tutorial series we’ll be building a simple web app using Python, Flask, and the Python Stellar SDK that:

  • Takes your public address as input
  • Reads and displays your balances
  • Lets you generate a transaction to send a Path Payment…


Meridian Hackathon countdown, custodial vs non-custodial apps, and SDF at the IMF-World Bank annual meetings.

Hey everyone! Welcome to another issue of the Stellar Dev Digest, a weekly recap of all things related to the development of the Stellar Network.

What is Stellar? Stellar is a platform that connects banks, payment systems, and people. Integrate to move money quickly, reliably, and at almost no cost.

News & Posts of the Week

  • 💻 Reminder: The Meridian Hackathon is live, and you have 7 days left to submit your entry! There’s $12,000 in XLM prizes up for grabs. If you’re a developer looking to flex your creativity and get rewarded, join the hackathon today! — Sign up here.
  • 🚀 Stellar Quest: Challenge #7…

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