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Cardano Smart Contract Launch Imminent – Here’s the Latest on the Highly Anticipated Upgrade

Smart contract platform Cardano (ADA) has confirmed the launch of its highly anticipated Alonzo mainnet this month.

Input Output Honk Kong (IOHK) broke the news for its 180,500 Twitter followers, saying that the team successfully proposed the implementation of the mainnet on September 12th.

Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson shares in a YouTube video that ADA’s smart contract roll-out is set to begin supporting decentralized applications from developers as long as they properly implement Cardano’s native programming language, Plutus.

[1:39] “The underlying infrastructure to run those things is now operational and running, not on a testnet, [but] running on a mainnet, which means that if you have Plutus code for your application, come the 12th, if you can submit it and get it running, it will run on the mainnet.

So smart contracts are here, congratulations.”

After dipping below $1.50 for most of the first half of 2021, Cardano broke out and rallied to a new all-time high of $3.16 following the announcement that smart contracts were coming to its...

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