Hitchhikers Guide to the EVM

Gas Golfing by Optimizing Storage

Alex Roan
Alex Roan
Aug 24 · 7 min read

This article is a write-up of a talk presented at SmartCon #1.

Gas golfing is the process of optimizing the existing functionality of a smart contract without actually changing what it does. Specifically, optimising a contract’s use of storage is where some of the biggest wins can be found. With that being said…