Two Ethereum competitors have demonstrated explosive growth in terms of developer activity in the past year, according to a new study.
New research from early-stage venture capital Outlier Ventures gathered data on repository hosting service GitHub to track developer activity across the top 50 blockchain protocols.
According to the report, the smart contract platforms Cardano (ADA) and Avalanche (AVAX) both surged in terms of their number of GitHub commits.
GitHub commits serve as a barometer of community and developer activity as it refers to the amendments or additions made to the project’s source code.
Outlier Ventures examined two distinct 12 month periods: from June of 2019 through May of 2020 and from June of 2020 through May of 2021.
According to the study, Cardano is showing high volume in terms of average commits per month (CPM).
“Cardano ranks the highest in terms of average commits per month (CPM) with a total of 701 CPM, growing by 24.0% compared