NFT & ERC-721 Coverage Series #2

Keeping an eye on Non-Fungible Tokens and Crypto-Collectibles with Auctionity’s Press Review

Following our previous NFT & ERC-721 Coverage Series, here is a collection of the best articles published these past days about Non-Fungible Tokens. We did some curation for you. Let’s start reading through this selection of accurate and useful information about Non-Fungible Tokens and Crypto-Collectibles:

What are Ethereum Tokens? ERC-20, ERC-223, ERC-721, And ERC-777 Tokens Explained — by @Daniel Frumkin

So many types of ERCs, but what do those ETH token types actually represent and how do they differ? Read this interesting article to understand the main differences between the standards for Ethereum tokens, ERC-20, ERC-223, ERC-721, and ERC-777.

While ERC-20 tokens dominate the Ethereum-based portion of the market for now, the future should see more and more projects moving to the new and improved ERC-223 or ERC-777 token standards.

Standardizing value: Why token standards are critical for non-fungible tokens — by Dmitriy Berenzon

The standarization of Crypto-Collectibles, and specifically non-fungible tokens (NFTs), is necessary to their future development and adoption.

Standards are the cornerstone of the NFT ecosystem because they will drive adoption for these various use cases

Tracking ERC-721 Non-Fungible Token on Etherscan — by Kaven Choi

As announced in NFT coverage series #1 , CryptoKitties were taking over Etherscan. Etherscan took a step further by adding the possibility to track any ERC-721 Non-Fungible Tokens on its Ethereum Block Explorer.

The Ethereum blockchain is ever evolving […]. ERC-721 is the product of this evolution.

Gods Unchained’s’ HYPERION card is chasing the Black Lotus for the highest TCG card ever sold! 60k — by r lujan

Gods Unchained is an up-and-coming multiplayer strategy game, just like Magic The Gathering was. It uses blockchain technology and the ERC-721 standard to offer gamers trust-free ownership of the cards they can purchase to participate in the game. They recently sold the Hyperion Mythic card for 146.28 ETH ($59,306), it is one of the four most powerful Titan cards. This is the second most expensive in-game trading card ever sold, after the Black Lotus, a Magic The Gathering card, previously sold few days ago for $87K

The Hyperion TCG is now the 2nd most valuable Trading Card Game in the world

TenThousandsu.com: the Million Dollar Homepage concept tokenized

Tenthousandsu.com is a project conduced by Su Squares whose aim is to replicate milliondollarhomepage.com, a famous website created in 2005 by a student to raise money by selling 10x10 pixels blocks for a $100 minimum price. Tenthousandu.com is a not a copycat as it ambitions to use the power of blockchain by editing ERC-721 deed. Asmart contract ensures your exclusive and secure ownership of this square, for a cost of 0.5 ETH. It can be an opportunity for companies to advertise or to rent it out.

The price for each square is 0.5 ether.

Blockchain Collectible Tokens: How Non-Fungible Digital Asset Tokens Work

What are blockchain collectible tokens? What is a Non-Fungible Token (NFT)? These are the questions asked by people who are non familiar with NFTs, CryptoKitties and other ERC-721 assets. Following the Nifty conference, Bitcoin Exchange Guide takes this opportunity to answer to these questions.

ERC-721 validator — by 0xcert

To prevent issues when deploying a smart contract and follow the ERC-721 standard, 0xcert now provides an ERC-721 Validator tool.

ERC-721 validator: new tool for validating Smart Contracts and NFTs

Designing Non-Fungible Tokens as Open Ecosystems — by Brian Flynn

Non-Fungible Tokens need Airdrops, Interoperability & Extensibility, and Royalties too.

We need airdrops to distribute content. We need more burning & swapping between different assets to acquire users. Finally, we need to take advantage of ways non-technical creators can earn cryptocurrency through royalties.

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