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I am completely new to Cardano eco system. To learn it from the absolute basic, where do I start?

There are a lot of places/tools to start, so, here are some of them sorted in a learning path: Developers guide, this has a complete guide of tools to start developing on cardano. You can find them ...
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As I front-end developer, how should I start learning more about blockchain and should I start with Plutus?

Smart contracts on Cardano are actually developed using Haskell which is then compiled into Plutus Core by the Plutus Tx compiler. Plutus Core is a very low-level programming language and programming ...
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What should I be doing to become a top tier Plutus Developer?(Besides Plutus-Pioneer-Program)

Fellow Plutus Pioneer here. Besides following the lectures closely and doing the homework (potentially several times), I would recommend digging into the actual plutus project, go through the source ...
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How can I receive, earn or stake Cardano without buying it on an exchange first?

Offer a service which people with ADA are willing to pay for.
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Plutus tutorial similar to Ethereums "CryptoZombies"

I don't believe anything like this exists yet. We're still a nascent community. A tutorial like CryptoZombies would definitely be useful and well received, but I will point out that Plutus is still ...
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How can I receive, earn or stake Cardano without buying it on an exchange first?

Cardano is a Proof-of-Stake system. The only way to get staking rewards is to own ADA and to stake it. Given the lack of traditional mining in the Cardano ecosystem, is there an alternative way to ...
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Is there a site (or one being developed) that contains a library of Plutus smart contracts?

Im not sure anyone has gone out and created that yet, but here is a link to the use-cases repository put together by IOHK. These contracts are a pretty solid spot to take design ideas from.
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Cardando project idea

Welcome to the community. While this stack exchange may not be a good fit for questions that open themselves up for rather subjective answers, I figured this topic (would people find this project ...
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Where can I learn to make Cardano NFTs that have varying rarity levels when they are purchased for the first time?

Maybe you can start looking at this guide. They covered all the details needed for mint your own tokens directly from the cli. Also if you want to create it in a mainstream programming language you ...
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I am completely new to Cardano eco system. To learn it from the absolute basic, where do I start?

Start learning Plutus Pioneer Program.
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Rust off-chain solutions

Naumachia is specifically designed to make off-chain code easy with Rust. It uses CML under the hood for actually deploying/transacting, but that's much too low-level for the average developer IMO, ...
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Rust off-chain solutions

You can try Cardano Multiplatform Lib. It can be deployed to multiple platforms (Rust crate would be what you are interested in) and it handles: Serialization & deserialization of Cardano core ...
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Is there a Cardano Quickstart Application?

There are a few example contracts in plutus-apps repo. AlwaysSucceeds is the simplest, allowing one to lock funds and another to unlock them. Make sure to check the spending script documentation to ...
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haskell quite hard

What???? First of all, you should just use length instead of genericLegth. λ > let xs = [1..6] in sum xs / length (drop xs) <interactive>:7:42: error: • Couldn't match expected type ‘Int’...
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As I front-end developer, how should I start learning more about blockchain and should I start with Plutus?

To add onto what has already been provided, if you want to try and learn more of the theory of Haskell and Haskell like languages (Category Theory and Type Theory), I'd recommend the fantastic courses ...
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As I front-end developer, how should I start learning more about blockchain and should I start with Plutus?

As a dev myself, I'd suggest you wait another year or two for the libraries and tools to stabilize and become more straightforward. Right now it can be a headache just to get a local dev environment ...
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As I front-end developer, how should I start learning more about blockchain and should I start with Plutus?

Have a look at the Plutus Pioneer Program: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnPTB0CuBOBypVDf1oGcsvnJGJg8h-LII
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Where can I learn to make Cardano NFTs that have varying rarity levels when they are purchased for the first time?

There's nothing particularly built into Cardano that provides this functionality. You would personally control releases. If you want to mint a single item, do that. If you want to mint 100, do that. ...
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Where can I learn to make Cardano NFTs that have varying rarity levels when they are purchased for the first time?

You can use this tool to create native tokens or NFTs: https://cardano-native-token.com This is the easiest userfriendly way at the moment. It's required to have more technical skills if you want to ...
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