Santiago Palladino: OZ Defender, the Role of Off Chain Infra, & How Crypto Is Leveling the Playing Field
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Today, we have Santiago Palladino, a lead developer at OpenZeppelin who has helped drive the development of OpenZeppelin’s Defender product. He’s also provided value as an educator for the space, and wrote a book on Ethereum for web developers in 2019.
In this episode, we discuss Open Zeppelin’s defender product, and it’s underlying design. We also dive into the role of devops & off chain infrastructure & the future of web3 development, and explore Santiago’s thoughts on the growth of the South American & Latin American crypto ecosystem.
Santiago has a deep understanding of building products at the intersection of web2 & web3, and if you’re interested in understanding how to build products that straddle both tech stacks - this episode is for you.
2:26 How Santiago got involved in crypto
5:58 Getting started in web3 when coming from a traditional software development background
8:34 What tooling does Santiago wish existed?
10:39 Open Zeppelin Defender
13:58 So I’ve just deployed a smart contract to main net. What should I be thinking about next?
17:15 How to manage security & decentralization as your project evolves
22:24 The role of off chain infra in the next iteration of dapps
26:05 Decentralized backend infrastructure
30:24 The Defender architecture & some of Santiago’s favorite design patterns used in its development
35:43 How Santiago approaches API development
41:05 Why multi-chain governance & account abstractions NEED to get solved
46:28 The LatAm crypto ecosystem
52:19 Santiago’s long term vision for the industry