Moonbeam Completes Launch Process and is Now Live on Polkadot

Katherine Jan 11 · 3 min read Token Transfers and EVM Are Enabled, Allowing Collator Staking, Project Deployments, and Crowdloan Rewards Distribution Boston, MA — January 11, 2022 — After great anticipation, Moonbeam, the fully Ethereum-compatible smart contract platform on Polkadot, has completed its launch process to Polkadot. Upon this launch, Moonbeam became the first … Read more

XCM Part III: Execution and Error Management

Gavin Wood Sep 29 · 12 min read In the first two articles I wrote on XCM, I introduced the basics of its design and versioning structure. In this article, we will take a deeper look into its underlying design and execution model. Since XCM is based around the instruction set of the XCVM, a … Read more

XCM Part II: Versioning and compatibility

Gavin Wood Sep 15 · 10 min read In the first article I wrote on XCM, I introduced its basic architecture, goals and how it could be used for some simple use cases. Here we will move on to inspect one interesting aspect of XCM in depth: how XCM can change over time without introducing … Read more

Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Selects Several Polkadot-related Projects for the 2021 Cohort

Polkadot Mar 29 · 3 min read The Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator has announced its selection of the 2021 cohort of startups. Over 200 projects applied to take part, and several of the 21 selected teams have projects related to the Polkadot and Substrate ecosystems. Berkeley’s Blockchain Xcelerator is a joint venture by the Sutardja Center … Read more

Polkadot 2020 Roundup

Gavin Wood Dec 30, 2020 · 12 min read Despite being a tough year for pretty much everyone (with the possible exception of Amazon and takeaways), the Polkadot network and community is coming out of 2020 with the wind very much behind its sails. So now that we’ve reached the end of 2020, for better … Read more

Moonbase Alpha v3: Introducing Unified Accounts

Alberto Viera Nov 17, 2020 · 7 min read Access Substrate Functions Using Ethereum H160 Addresses We believe the future will be a multi-chain one. As applications start to deploy across multiple blockchains, many users and apps will be coming from Ethereum. Given this, we believe Ethereum compatibility features are key enablers to make multi-chain … Read more was born

Matej Nemček 🌱🌍 Sep 12, 2019 · 4 min read Hello, first of all, thanks to Web3 Foundation Team that we can be members of grantees community and we’ve been picked in Wave 3 recipients for contributing to Polkadot ecosystem. 🛤 How did we get there It all started in our Progressbar Cowork that I … Read more

KodaDot — Return of the Vue.js

Matej Nemček 🌱🌍 Apr 11, 2020 · 8 min read Substrate ecosystem from a Frontend perspective Since our last write up, it was a rough season. We’ve learned a lot during this period. 🤓 🟣 What is KodaDot? We started as an alternative to Apps. We are reversing React components and rewriting them into … Read more