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Introducing Hardhat Scilla Plugin 3.8.0: What's New?

Monday, March 11, 2024

The Hardhat Scilla Plugin community is thrilled to present version 3.8.0, packed with updates that enhance your smart contract development workflow. Here's a quick rundown of the latest features and improvements:

  • ADT Parameters for Constructors: The plugin now supports Algebraic Data Type (ADT) parameters for contract constructors, making it more versatile for complex data structures.
  • Customizable Deployment Options: Developers can now override gasPrice, gasLimit, amount, and other deployment parameters, offering greater control over contract deployment.
  • Existing Contract Interaction: This feature allows users to connect to and interact with already deployed contracts, streamlining the development process.
  • Node Modules Update: Keeping dependencies fresh, the node modules have been updated to ensure compatibility and security.
  • Dependabot Fixes: Addressing potential vulnerabilities, dependabot issues have been resolved to maintain the integrity of the plugin.
  • ESlint Over TSLint: Embracing the industry shift, the plugin has transitioned from TSLint to ESlint, reflecting best practices in code quality and maintainability.
  • Deployment Builder: A new deployment builder has been introduced for cleaner and more readable contract deployment code.

These updates reflect our commitment to providing a robust and developer-friendly environment for Zilliqa blockchain development. Dive into the new features by visiting the Hardhat Scilla Plugin repository.

Zilliqa-rs 0.2.0

Version 0.2.0 of the zilliqa-rs SDK is officially live, offering several features that make it easy for Rust developers to build and interact with Scilla contracts using the native Zilliqa API. Read more about it on Zilliqa blog. The full release notes can be read here

Scilla Parser 1.0.0

The newest version of scilla-parser, a Rust library to parse scilla contract, is now available to download and use. The full release note can be found here.