Solana Ecosystem Expands: Helius Launches New Tool for Developers

Helius RPC Playground simplifies interactions with the Solana blockchain, highlighting the recent advancements in the Solana ecosystem.

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  • Helius Labs introduces the Helius RPC Playground, a tool for testing Solana RPCs.
  • The tool offers a user-friendly interface for developers.
  • The tool underscores the strength of the Solana ecosystem.

In the rapidly evolving world of blockchain technology, tools that simplify and streamline the development process are invaluable. One such tool is the newly introduced Helius RPC Playground for Solana. 

This tool enhances the experience of interacting with Solana’s high-performance blockchain network.

Helius RPC Playground – A Game Changer for Solana Developers

On Thursday, July 13, Helius Labs announced the launch of the Helius RPC Playground, a SvelteKit app that allows users to make RPC (Remote Procedure Call) calls to the Solana blockchain using any RPC URL. 


This tool provides a convenient interface for developers to test the speeds and examine the returns of the RPC calls, thereby simplifying the process of interacting with the Solana blockchain. 

It simplifies the process of interacting with the Solana blockchain, potentially leading to the creation of more advanced and efficient applications. This could enhance the appeal of Solana, potentially driving up its value and making it a more attractive investment.

The Helius RPC Playground is open source, and its repository is hosted on GitHub, encouraging contributions from the developer community.

Helius Showcases Solana’s Growing Ecosystem

In recent developments, the Solana ecosystem has seen a surge of growth and advancement. On April 18, 2023, Helium, a decentralized wireless network, completed its migration to Solana. Helium’s merge was among the most significant Layer-1 blockchain migrations ever. 


The Solana ecosystem also recently integrated a ChatGPT plugin, enhancing user interaction with the network. It allows users to interact directly with the Solana network from ChatGPT, enabling them to check wallet balances, transfer tokens, and even purchase NFTs

On the Flipside

  • While the Helius RPC Playground is a significant development, its impact will largely depend on how widely developers adopt it.
  • Helius simplifies interaction with the Solana blockchain. However, developers still need a firm grasp of blockchain tech to use it effectively.

Why This Matters

The Helius RPC Playground shows that the Solana ecosystem has active contributors beyond Solana Labs.

Read more about Helium’s migration to Solana and what it means for the two projects: 

Helium Completes Solana Migration: A New Era for Decentralized Networks?

Read more about Google Play’s new policy on blockchain apps: 

Google Play Jumps Into Blockchain: Will Apple Respond?

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David Marsanic

David Marsanic is a journalist for DailyCoin who covers the intersection of crypto, traditional finance, and government. He focuses on institutionalized crypto entities like major cryptocurrency exchanges and Solana, breaking down complex topics into easy-to-understand writing. David's prior experience as a business journalist at various crypto and traditional news sites has enabled him to maintain a critical approach to news while adhering to high journalistic integrity standards.