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STARK @ Home 30: Why Cairo 1.0?

April 5, 2023

Join us for an enlightening session of STARK @ Home, where we are honored to have Vitalik Buterin share his insights on the advent of new programming languages. In this session, we dive deep into Cairo 1.0, discussing its inception, the principles one should consider in the creation of a new language, and the unique attributes that set it apart.


Discover the Foundation of Cairo 1.0: Uncover the objectives and thought processes that culminated in the birth of this innovative programming language, directly from the minds that shaped it.

Essential Factors in Language Design: Receive expert guidance from Vitalik Buterin on what to prioritize and pay attention to during the development of a programming language, ensuring its relevance and effectiveness.

Explore Cairo 1.0’s Distinct Features: Delve into the functionalities and benefits that distinguish Cairo 1.0 as the preferred framework for StarkNet development, setting new benchmarks in the field.

This session is designed not just for experienced developers but also for those embarking on their blockchain programming journey, offering a rare chance to:

  • Absorb vital knowledge about the evolution of programming languages within the STARK ecosystem.
  • Grasp the underlying reasons for Cairo 1.0’s development and its envisaged influence.
  • Learn the pivotal considerations in creating programming languages that stand the test of time and technology.

Whether you’re deepening your existing expertise or curious about the next big thing in programming, this session promises valuable perspectives on the future of technology.