DappRadar Report 2022; Ethereum Leads Developer Activity
has been published a new report from DappRadar on the adoption of the blockchain technology and dApps in 2022, which includes numerous analytical data on the market and its evolution.
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The report notes that there has been a 50% growth in the total number of Unique Daily Active Wallets in the dapp industry since 2021, from 1.58 million UAW daily in 2021 to 2.37 million on average for the year. past.
The popularity of Layer-2 (L2) solutions continued to grow in 2022, making it one of the most interesting trends to watch in the dApp market. There has been a significant increase in the integration of dApps into these networks.like Optimism and Arbitrum, respectively, with a combined increase of 590.91% and 160.87%.
An increasing number of dApp developers and users are turning to Layer 2 blockchains as they provide faster and more affordable solutions compared to Layer 1 blockchains such as Ethereum while offering the same level of security as blockchains. of layer 1.
In terms of developer activity, Ethereum posted the smallest decline in the number of active developers among blockchains, down 9.37% in the last quarter.
It should be noted that Ethereum continues to be the blockchain with the highest number of active developers, which in 2022 were 233 daily. The second place is for Cardano, where there are an average of 151 active developers every day, which represents an increase of 26.47% compared to 2021.
As a result of strong growth in NFT sales count in 2022, the NFT market has undergone a significant change from the previous year, with an increase in the number of NFTs sold. The number of NFT sales in 2022 reached 101 millionan increase of 67.57% compared to the previous year.
According to DappRadar, Ethereum holds 21% of the NFT market share, with 21.2 million sales processed worldwide. Ethereum continues to occupy the top position in the NFT market, with a market share of 21%. It should come as no surprise, as Ethereum has the most blue-chip collections on offer.
Towards the end of the report, the authors mention how this year we have seen the emergence of new networks and application programming interfaces (DAPs), which are becoming more and more part of the blockchain ecosystem.
The biggest change in user behavior has occurred from DeFi to high-risk dApps and gaming. It is also interesting to note that the importance of NFTs has remained, indicating that this sector is expected to continue to grow.