Moonbeam Monthly Dispatch March 2022

Katherine Apr 1 · 5 min read We have exciting news to share with our fantastic community, including the new cross-chain capabilities on Moonriver with KILT and Karura, governance updates with Polkassembly, a new hackathon available in Moonriver, and more! Let’s get started! Whats New with Moonbeam & Moonriver Polkassembly Governance and MetaMask Integration is … Read more

Upcoming Changes to Staking on Moonbeam and Moonriver

Katherine Mar 31 · 3 min read Proposal to Remove Staking Rewards for Tokens Unbonded by Delegators During the Unbonding Process Moonbeam’s current staking implementation allows delegators to receive staking rewards for tokens that are being unbonded. A new proposal to disincentivize this behavior by no longer providing staking rewards during the unbonding period will … Read more

Using Moonbeam’s On-chain Democracy with MetaMask Through Polkassembly

Katherine Mar 18 · 5 min read The runtime upgrade 1200 on Moonriver introduced a feature (called democracy precompile) that allows network participants to vote in on-chain governance using their MetaMask wallet. Moreover, Polkassembly, a platform/forum for anyone to discuss and participate in Substrate-based chain governance, was recently integrated with Moonriver. Now, the combination of … Read more

How to Participate in Moonbeam Governance with Polkassembly

Katherine Mar 17 · 6 min read Polkassembly is a governance explorer and forum for the Polkadot ecosystem. It allows anyone to discuss governance proposals and referenda, and provides an easy way for token holders to participate in Moonbeam’s on-chain governance via MetaMask. Moonbeam features native on-chain governance allowing token holders to make their voices … Read more