Several new L1 blockchains - Aptos, Sui, and Linera - have been garnering some attention (or what’s left of it in a bear market), and they share several similarities. Interestingly, they all feature ex-Meta team members/founders who previously worked on developing Meta’s now-abandoned blockchain projects ventures, namely Libra/Diem and Calibra/Novi. All three projects are innovating on top of the initial Diem Core codebase, which is open source, as well as being built on top of Move, a new Rust-based programming language that had been developed for the Diem blockchain.
During the L1 craze of 2021, every new L1 boasted superior specs over the others. Are Aptos, Sui, and Linera any different? Let’s have a look at some of their key features.