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Subsquid Indexing Comes to Arbitrum (Free Beta)

Beta support for Arbitrum is here!
Why build a squid indexer on Arbitrum?
> TypeScript-based SDK for building fully-customizable GraphQL APIs and ETLs
> Support for 70+ EVM, Substrate, and EVM chains
> Indexing at up to 50,000 blocks per second
> Free hosted service while in beta
> Dedicated support team
> Open-source project

Quickstart Guide for EVM Chains

This demo squid outputs transactions to the “black hole” address 

It is intended to be a starter project for building a custom squid that
indexes the EVM logs and transaction data of EVM chains.

Before getting started, come up with an original name for your squid,
then generate your demo with the following commands:

> sqd init my-awesome-squid — template evm
> cd my-awesome-squid
> npm ci
> npm run build
> make up
> make process
> brew tap subsquid/cli
> brew install sqd
> npm i -g @subsquid/cli@latest
Check the version:
> sqd — version
> sqd init — help

Full quickstart guide available here.

Access the complete squid EVM tutorial here.

Get started with squid deployment in the app.

Key Subsquid features:

  • Web3’s fastest syncing indexer — Up to 50,000 blocks per second.
  • Full control over the default target database (Postgres) — including custom migrations and ad-hoc queries in the handler.
  • Ability to change target databases and data formats (e.g. CSV, BigQuery).
  • External API calls — Aggregate with external off- and on-chain data.
  • Flexible scaling features and API caching.

To learn more about Subsquid’s architecture, visit the documentation.
Get started building your custom indexer here.

Need to migrate from the Graph? There’s a guide for that!

About Subsquid



Subsquid is the team behind squids, Web3’s most versatile and dev-friendly indexers. Squids already power hundreds of applications across dozens of EVM, Substrate, and WASM-based chains.

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