Ankr is a decentralized web3 infrastructure provider. They have an excellent public RPC service, which I have used myself, and a liquid staking service on several chains. They have also been hacked. On Dec 1st, in an apparent compromise of their deployer key, Ankr was hacked on Binance Smart Chain, losing over $5.5M USD. The
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Welcome back to Vyper for Beginners! This lesson is dedicated to functions. Vyper for Beginners Series Part 1 — Introduction Part 2 — Toolkit Part 3 — Variables, Flow Control, Functions, Hello World! Part 4 — Interfaces Part 5 — Dynamic Arrays Part 6 — Structs and Mappings Part 7 — Functions Functions Functions are