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A Year in Parachains, Part 3: Data, ID, Privacy, Storage, & Infrastructure

Providing a brief overview of Polkadot's parachain landscape in its first full year since launch. Part 3: Data, ID, Privacy, Storage, and Infrastructure


Polkadot Staking Review: Impressive Stats, What’s New & What’s Coming

Since the launch of the Polkadot Staking Dashboard and nomination pools, participation in native staking has skyrocketed. These updates transformed how to stake on Polkadot.


A Year in Parachains, Part 2: System Chains, Smart Contracts, & Social Media

Providing a brief overview of Polkadot's parachain landscape in its first year since launch. Part 2: System Chains, Smart Contracts, & Social Media


A Year in Parachains, Part 1: DeFi

It’s been just over a year since parachains first launched on Polkadot, and already the network boasts the largest ecosystem of use-case specific blockchains in the world. Since the first slot auctions took place in November 2021 and the first parachains began onboarding to the network the following month, 37 parachains have joined Polkadot, with an additional 42 parachains on Polkadot’s canary network, Kusama, for a total of 79 across the Polkadot ecosystem. Over the past year, Polkadot’s firs


Revamping Polkadot Governance with Polkadot OpenGov

A look at Polkadot's new governance model, Polkadot OpenGov, increasing the decentralization, agility, and efficiency of Polkadot's pioneering on-chain governance system.


Polkadot 2022 Roundup

Polkadot's yearly roundup for 2022. The Polkadot community wraps up the year with the largest ecosystem of purpose-built layer-1 blockchains. Read on for all the 2022 highlights.


Parachain Dispatch: December 2022

Read the latest news and technical updates from Polkadot parachains for December 2022.


Nomination Pools are Live! Stake Natively with Just 1 DOT.

Stake natively on Polkadot easier than ever and with as little as 1 DOT thanks to this new scalability feature for Polkadot’s staking system.


First Parachain Successfully Migrates from Kusama to Polkadot

KILT Protocol's migration from Kusama to Polkadot is an important technical milestone and the first parachain migration. Polkadot's 'canary network' model allows Web3 projects to test their technology in a real-world environment before upgrading to stable production networks.


Polkadot Roadmap Roundup

A proposed roadmap for upcoming developments on Polkadot. Get the latest status on asynchronous backing, parathreads, XCMv3, governance, common-good parachains and more.


Sub0, the Polkadot Developer Conference, comes to Lisbon in November

The two-day live sub0 conference will run on November 28th-29th. Featuring keynote presentations, breakout sessions, workshops & side events. Sign up for ticket updates.


Proposal for Common Good Parachains

Introducing a proposed roadmap for future developments on common good parachains, subject to approval by Polkadot's decentralized governance community.