Flow & QuickNode: Building the Next Generation of Web3 Apps with High Throughput, Low Latency, and Low Transaction Fees
Flow is a public, decentralized, layer-one blockchain designed to empower developers to create limitless Web3 apps for mainstream adoption.
March 22, 2023 — QuickNode, the leading blockchain infrastructure provider and end-to-end Web3 development platform, announces the expansion of its ecosystem with the launch of Flow blockchain support on its platform. QuickNode’s mission is to support and service the developer community by providing the best tools and the most reliable blockchain development platform. By adding Flow, QuickNode will give developers the consumer-scale infrastructure, mainstream-friendly onboarding, and composability they need to create the next generation of mobile-first games, apps, and digital assets.
QuickNode is excited to support Flow in providing developers with a powerful, user-friendly platform built for scalability and mainstream adoption. In addition, Flow is committed to enabling the best user onboarding experience possible with its next-generation account abstraction — which is live today! This groundbreaking approach simplifies user interactions with blockchain applications, making it easier for new users to join the Web3 ecosystem.
Flow's scalability rivals that of the highest-performing blockchains. Flow was thoughtfully designed from day one to provide the scale, speed, sustainability, and safety required for mainstream-ready decentralized applications. Its unique multi-node architecture separates the roles of validator nodes into Collection, Consensus, Execution, and Verification, enabling endless scale and composability for developers and streamlined experiences for their end users. Thanks to its pioneering separation of consensus and compute, Flow is able to reduce bottlenecks and increase throughput. This groundbreaking technology, which also underlies rollups today, allows Flow to accommodate massive transaction volumes without compromising speed or security.
Flow is the Layer-one home for some of the most renowned and popular Web3 projects built on Flow, such as NBA Top Shot, NFL All Day, Joyride, and Doodles. Flow's high throughput and low fees make it the ideal platform for powering a wide range of decentralized applications and crypto projects intended to serve mainstream audiences.
Accelerating mainstream Web3 adoption with Flow
Flow features familiar and accessible onboarding that introduces mainstream users to Web3 in phases. Its Walletless Onboarding and Hybrid Custody solution also removes friction throughout the user journey, allowing developers to build experiences that offer the streamlined UX of app custody and the real ownership of self-custody simultaneously. Flow also provides the right infrastructure for building mobile-first experiences to appeal to the masses.
Flow is developer-friendly from end to end. Its developer ergonomics enable upgradeable smart contracts and built-in logging support, while Flow’s resource-oriented programming language, Cadence, is designed specifically for making smart contract development faster and more secure. Cadence is easier to learn, audit, and use thanks to its strong, static type system that minimizes runtime errors, while its pre- and post-conditions enforce expected behavior. Flow's robust support for smart contracts also enables developers to create sophisticated, censorship-resistant social media platforms without centralized control.
"QuickNode's integration with Flow is a significant milestone for our blockchain infrastructure ecosystem, as it provides developers with a scalable and user-friendly protocol for building next-generation consumer applications. With collaborations and projects, such as NBA Top Shot, CryptoKitties, Ubisoft and Warner Music Group, it is undoubtedly helping drive mainstream adoption of blockchain technology," said Dmitry Shklovsky, QuickNode Co-founder and CEO.
“Flow’s integration with QuickNode means builders can now tap into the accessible core infrastructure they need to power applications at scale on Flow,” said Chirag Narang, Head of Product at Flow. “This will further enhance building on Flow as the computational layer for mainstream Web3 experiences, and we can’t wait to see how it will fuel innovation and growth throughout the Flow ecosystem.”
Popular Projects Powered by Flow
Doodles quickly became one of the most prominent Ethereum NFT projects, with pastel-colored doodles that users can buy, trade, and use as profile pictures on their social media profiles. Doodles 2 is one of the newest projects to come to Flow, which was chosen for its powerful composability that allows users to have their Doodles portable and interoperable across social platforms, gaming worlds, live events, streaming content, retail activations, and more. With Flow, newcomers to NFTs and Web3 have an easy onboarding process that doesn’t require complex blockchain knowledge to get started with their Doodles.
Joyride is a blockchain-powered competitive gaming platform for casual game developers and players on Flow. Games can be launched by developers on the Joyride platform with market-leading multiplayer competition, tournament formats, and publishing support.
NBA Top Shot
NBA Top Shot is a digital collectibles platform designed for basketball fans to buy, sell, and trade officially-licensed NBA collectible Moments from famous games that function similarly to traditional trading cards.
NFL ALL DAY
NFL ALL DAY is an officially licensed platform created for football fans to buy, sell, and trade iconic NFL moments.
Event organizers who sell live events tickets on Ticketmaster have the ability to issue NFTs minted on the Flow blockchain before, during, and after live events. Ticketmaster minted more than 5 million NFTs for event organizers in the first six months alone.
Flow is a decentralized, public, layer-one blockchain designed for building Web3 experiences for mainstream users. Frictionless, secure and eco-friendly, Flow empowers developers to innovate and push the limits that will bring the next billion to Web3. Today, Flow is home to a thriving ecosystem of builders from Web3 trailblazers, top brands, development studios, venture-backed startups, crypto leaders and innovators. For more information, visit www.flow.com and connect with Flow on Twitter and Discord.
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