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Efficient and Reliable Verification

Smart contracts on Nexa are stateless and UTXO-based. This model allows transactions to be verified independently and efficiently. Because there is no global state that can impact the execution of these smart contracts, the results are deterministic and predictable.

Private and Isolated Contracts

Because of Nexa's UTXO-based model, each contract is fully independent and isolated from each other. This limits systemic risk and makes contract upgrades much simpler. Furthermore, Nexa contracts use P2ST, preserving the privacy of participants.

Strong Abstraction

Nexa transactions run on a virtual machine called raw Nexa Script. Writing bytecode for this virtual machine is difficult and error-prone. NexScript offers a strong abstraction for writing Nexa smart contracts, improving developer experience and reliability of contracts.

DeFi on Nexa

Most DeFi applications are currently built on top of the EVM. Nexa contracts use a different paradigm than EVM chains due to its UTXO architecture. But with Script Templates, transaction introspection and local state, DeFi is very much possible on Nexa.