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Houston Testnet Community Phase

Prerequisites

  1. Install Metamask
  • If you don't have the Metamask extension already installed on your browser, you can easily get it from one of the following links depending on your browser of choice:

Delegation

  1. Head over to https://houston.blastapi.io
  2. You'll find the "Delegations" tab on the top-right menu.
  3. Here, you can see the list of participating providers in the program, with their corresponding number of staking pools, Min/Max APYs, and the total value of their staked BWRs.
  4. Operations over staking pools become available once you connect your wallet. Connect with your wallet by clicking the "Connect with MetaMask" button.
  5. Now, find a provider to delegate to. How you will, as a delegator, choose a validator is up to you.
  6. Scroll the list and pick a provider. All their associated Staking pools will be displayed along with their corresponding set commission, calculated APYs values, node score, and total locked value.
  7. Based on your preferences, choose an available staking pool and click the "Delegate" button displayed on the right side.
  8. A minim value of 100BWR will be required to finalize the delegation. Confirm the transaction through Metamask.
  9. Great! From now on, you will get a percentage of the total epoch rewards minus the commission taken by the pool
  10. Whenever you decide, you can undelegate your tokens and withdraw them back to your wallet. Remember that once the undelegating period begins, you will need to wait 10 days until execution time is ready.
  11. Choose if you want to unstake the full stake amount or a specific amount, and confirm the transaction through Metamask.

Platform usage

  1. Head over to https://houston.blastapi.io
  2. Follow the steps in this tutorial to connect and create a new endpoint. (https://docs.blastapi.io/blast-documentation/tutorials-and-guides/using-blast-to-get-a-blockchain-endpoint-1)
  3. Use your terminal or an online too(https://reqbin.com/curl)l to make at least one request to the endpoint you've generated.
  4. If the button “Try it in playground” is available on your endpoint, use it to navigate to the playground; otherwise, skip this step.
  5. Choose any method in the “Method” dropdown list and send the request.
  6. Create a screenshot with the request you've made in your terminal/online tool, along with your playground request. Later on, you will be asked to upload them in the feedback form to be eligible for rewards.
  7. If you find any bugs or have any recommendations, please use this form(https://forms.gle/34h4jduAmwuCK16W9) to report them.
  8. That's all, folks!

Feedback form 📝

For this phase to be considered completed on your part and to make sure you obtain the maximum score, Please keep under consideration the following aspects while filling in the feedback form:

  1. Delegation explorer can be accessed.
  2. Total staked, Min APY, Max APY, and Staking pool columns are sortable.
  3. Search by wallet address is available.
  4. Delegate tokens to a pool.
  5. Claim rewards.
  6. Unstake a specific amount.
  7. Operations over staking pools are not available once before connecting your wallet.
  8. You can create an account and obtain an endpoint.
  9. The endpoint responds to the request.
  10. Where available, playground operates properly.