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What are the differences between the Shelley and Byron phases of Cardano?

With the Shelley upgrade, Cardano became a fully decentralized and dynamic ecosystem. In the Byron era there were no stake pools (and therefore no staking) and the blockchain was run by the creators ...
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Bech32 encoding stake address from Shelley address in JavaScript returning wrong value

You're missing the prefix, i.e. e1 in this case. const stakeAddressDecoded = 'e1'+addressDecoded.substr(addressDecoded.length - 56); You have to add e1 (or e0 in case of testnet) as prefix. Check ...
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What are the block heights of the different eras of cardano?

This is the best resource I've found online. Source
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when and where to use different types of addresses in cardano

a) An enterprise address is such that does not contain the delegation part and cannot therefore participate in staking. The general idea was that organizations such as exchanges will use the addresses ...
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What are the block heights of the different eras of cardano?

Byron (Genesis) (09/27/2017) - Epoch 1, Block 1? Shelley (07/29/2020) - Epoch 208, Block 4490511 Goguen (if you consider Alonzo HFC the start of Goguen) (09/12/2021) - Epoch 290, Block 6236060 Basho ...
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What block height was the vasil hardfork?

The first block appears to be at slot 83548800 according to the /network/eras Blockfrost endpoint. { "start": { "time": 157680000, "slot": 72316800, ...
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Convert a script address to Shelley address using Plutus

Found the answer a while after posting this question. So, I am adding it here for reference. Using toCardanoAddress function from module Ledger.Tx.CardanoAPI conversion to ShelleyAddress can be done. ...
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Is Ed25519 is EUF-CMA secure?

Yes, Ed25519 provides the existential unforgeability property. There is a nice work that studies the different variants of Ed25519 signatures https://eprint.iacr.org/2020/823.pdf As specified in that ...
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How to get protocol parameters **only for latest epoch** with GraphQL?

I've found the solution: query currentEpochProtocolParams { cardano { currentEpoch { number protocolParams { a0 coinsPerUtxoWord collateralPercent ...
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What are the differences between the Shelley and Byron phases of Cardano?

I believe number of slots reserved in a single epoch is also increased in Shelley. In DBSync, syncing Shelley takes way too much time to sync compare to Byron era.
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