As the weeks roll by, we are getting closer to Ethereum’s major 2021 network upgrades. You may already have heard about either the Ethereum Berlin Hard Fork, scheduled for April, or the Ethereum London Hard Fork slated for July. In this article, we go through both of these Ethereum Network upgrades, along with the Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIPs) that will be packaged with them. Read on for the ultimate guide to the Ethereum Berlin Hard Fork and the Ethereum London Hard Fork!
EIP-1559 could offer some good news for those longing to see improvements to Ethereum's user experience and the current gas fee system. This proposal has recently been accepted into Ethereum’s London network upgrade scheduled to come to the mainnet this summer. This upgrade is now being intensely debated following its recent inclusion in the London fork, even though it has been over two years since EIP-1559's initial proposal.