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Polkadot 2023 Roundup

Polkadot founder Gavin Wood reflects on the key events within the ecosystem during 2023, and provides a vision of how 2024 might pan out.

Governance

A Walkthrough of Polkadot’s Governance

Note: Everything described here is subject to change before Polkadot’s initial mainnet launch, which is targeted for the end of 2019 depending on security audits and launch provisions outside of our control. It is also very likely that once Polkadot goes live, the network will upgrade the governance mechanisms described here. To stay up-to-date, follow Polkadot on Twitter for future announcements or keep an eye on the Polkadot Wiki, where the details of the governance mechanisms will be updated

PRE

Apply to Audit Polkadot's Runtime

This RFP document sets out the bidding instructions, requirements and deliverables for auditors who wish to submit a proposal to undertake this contract.

PolkaDAO

Announcing PolkaDAO: Fund Your Project!

We believe that community-led projects are the the most beneficial initiatives for an open-source ecosystem. Anyone can create a project in an open-source community, leading to a higher level of creativity and serving as inspiration for others to get involved. PolkaDAO is a user-led platform for the Polkadot community, offering funding for projects and ideas that would otherwise not get built. Join the community discussing PolkaDAO on Discord and DAOtalk Forum. Background Web3 Foundation is e

Substrate

Preparing for Polkadot’s Launch with Substrate

Polkadot’s launch is fast approaching. Even though the mainnet isn’t live yet, you can start developing a blockchain with Substrate today and connect it to Polkadot at launch. Substrate is the best on-ramp to deploying a blockchain, or dAppchain, on Polkadot. This blog will explain a bit about Substrate and how developers can get started today. TL;DR Substrate removes the barriers to creating a blockchain. Any blockchain built with Substrate will be natively compatible with Polkadot, so when t

Parachain

Katallassos Moves Towards A Polkadot Parachain

Today Katallassos is announcing their implementation on Substrate. By building on Substrate, Katallossos is making the first step towards deploying a Polkadot parachain and connecting to the global network of blockchains. Katallassos aims to be a financial node in Polkadot’s relay chain system, focusing on building a standard framework for finance. Katallassos implements the Algorithmic Contract Types Unified Standard (ACTUS) into a specialized blockchain. The goal of ACTUS is to break down the