Ethereum is presently the leader when it comes to smart contract capabilities. As well as the sheer number of systems operating on its network. But the drive to make products on Bitcoin is gaining traction with lawyers like Square CEO Jack Dorsey leading the trouble to bring decentralized finance to the Bitcoin network.
Stacks (STX) is a subcaste-one blockchain technology meant to bring smart contracts and decentralized operations (apps) to the Bitcoin network.
Since hitting a low of $0.50 on June 22, STX price has rebounded 195 percent to Data from Coin telegraph Markets Pro and Trading View. Following Bitcoin’s upward trend on July 11th, the STX price seems to be moving upwards again. It gains 10% on July 22nd.
Clarity Programming Language
With the Clarity programming language, Stacks2.0 and Bitcoin got smart contracts. STX holders could stake commemorative for BTC values, and DeFI and non-fungible commemorative (NFTs) appeared on the Bitcoin network.
The Clarity programming language on Stacks facilitates the construction of smart contracts on the Bitcoin network. “The regulation itself tells you what the machine will do,” Clarity explains.
Contrary to other smart contract languages, Clarity’s decidable language doesn’t collect but rather parsed and broadcast on the blockchain. It ensures that “the executed law is mortal-readable and auditable.”
Because of this agreement, popular industries like DeFI and NFTs can now operate and be recorded on the Bitcoin network without having to worry about long sale times and high fees.
Staking STX earns BTC. Holders can now earn BTC by staking STX. The Stacks network employs a unique mining technology called Spell that works alongside Bitcoin. It uses the BTC network to reliably broadcast its blockheads.
While utmost evidence-of-stake networks offer staking prices paid out in the native commemorative. Members of the Stacks community can stake their STX commemorative to earn BTC at an average rate of 10 percent.