AlgoExplorer Releases New Version of the Algorand Explorer with a Developer API

BOSTON, June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Rand Labs Inc. today announced the release of the new version of their Algorand explorer, AlgoExplorer 2.0, with a completely revamped, brand new design using more advanced technology to power the blockchain explorer. In this same release, Rand Labs is launching its new Algorand Developer API which is open and free to use by everyone in the Algorand community.

This new version of the AlgoExplorer brings to the industry one of the most advanced explorers of the entire blockchain space. With an elegant and modern design, this AlgoExplorer provides a superior user experience to the Algorand community. Among the highlighted features of this Algorand explorer are:

    --  AlgoExplorer Developer API: The Developer API of the new AlgoExplorer
        will enable developers to access a rich API that supports all the
        features of the Algorand Node API as well as additional features only
        offered through the AlgoExplorer. This Developer API for the Algorand
        ecosystem allows developers to build and deploy projects without the
        need to run any infrastructure at all. This AlgoExplorer API is free to
        use by everyone.
    --  Dark Mode Version: The AlgoExplorer now offers a Dark Mode for those who
        like to use the explorer at night or in the dark. The AlgoExplorer was
        created with the mindset of supporting all users, from beginners to
        developers and experienced users. It supports all types of devices
        including desktops, smartphones, and tablets.
    --  Algorand Rewards Calculator: The new version comes with new tools, such
        as the Algorand Participation Rewards Calculator. The Rewards Calculator
        is a tool that allows Algorand users to know how many participating
        rewards they will receive by staking or holding their Algos in a wallet.
        It provides a way for users to know how many Algos will their holdings
        generate every week, month, and year. The calculator uses the most up to
        date information released by the Algorand Foundation related to the rate
        of rewards allocated at any given time.

"At Rand Labs we have been fully committed to building the infrastructure tools needed to bring mass adoption to Algorand. The release of this advanced AlgoExplorer gets us closer towards that goal" said Michel Dahdah, Co-Founder of Rand Labs. "This is only the beginning of many releases to come this year that will help create a solid infrastructure for the ecosystem"

"Transparency of the status and performance of the Algorand blockchain is a critical tool for the wider ecosystem and the AlgoExplorer 2.0 provides an excellent window into what is happening on chain" said Fangfang Chen, COO, Algorand Foundation. "The addition of the AlgoExplorer Developer API to AlgoExplorer is a wonderful infrastructure enhancement that will make developing on the Algorand blockchain even easier".

About Rand Labs Inc.

Rand Labs Inc. is a blockchain development lab focused on building the infrastructure products required to bring blockchain adoption to billions. Founded by a team of veteran blockchain engineers, they focus on developing their products on Algorand's blockchain technology as they believe it is the technology most likely to gain wide usage across the internet.

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About Algorand Foundation & the Algorand Blockchain

Founded by Turing Award-winning cryptographer Silvio Micali, Algorand is the world's first open source, permissionless, pure proof-of-stake blockchain protocol, for the next generation of financial products. It removes the technical barriers that for years have undermined mainstream blockchain adoption: decentralization, scale, and security. With blocks finalized in seconds, Algorand is the first blockchain to provide immediate transaction finality. No forking. No uncertainty.

The Algorand Foundation is a Singapore based, not-for-profit organization that has a vision of a frictionless, Borderless Economy, built on public, decentralized blockchain technology. The Foundation envisions a wide breadth of applications being built on the Algorand protocol by a new, broader community of blockchain and mainstream developers. The Foundation is committed to facilitating this innovation in a sustainable and eco-friendly manner.

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