A Year in Parachains, Part 4: Sustainability, IoT, NFTs, Gaming, & Metaverse
A brief overview of Polkadot's parachain landscape following its first full year since launch. Part 4: Sustainability, IoT, NFTs, Gaming, & Metaverse
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
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
Parachain Dispatch: December 2022
Read the latest news and technical updates from Polkadot parachains for December 2022.
Making History, Again: Polkadot Auctions 1-5
Following the successful completion of Polkadot's first batch of auctions, we review what happened and look at the data.
Parachains are Live! Polkadot Launch is Now Complete
Parachains are now live on Polkadot, completing the multi-stage Polkadot launch process.
The Parachain Advantage: Exploring Polkadot's Next-Generation Model
With the recent launch of Polkadot's first five auction-winning parachains, we take a closer look at the parachain model and the value this game-changing multichain technology brings to Web3.
Kusama Batch 2 Auctions Report
This is the second report on Kusama’s parachain auctions. It follows a similar format as the first, however detailed explanations about the candle mechanism applied in the auctions are left out because they were discussed in the first report.
Rococo Revamp – Becoming a Community Parachain Testbed
Rococo has come a long way over its short life. It is now ready to evolve into a decentralized, community maintained network.
Polkadot Is Ready for Parachain Launch, Auction Dates Proposed
Parachains are now officially ready for launch on Polkadot and the auction schedule has been proposed. The news that Polkadot is now technically capable of supporting its first parachains.
Kusama’s First Batch of Parachains: An Interview with the Teams
This blog contains information provided by the projects Karura, Moonriver, Shiden, Khala, and Bifrost, in order of when they won their parachain slot. Discover what network each does, their achievements so far, and the phases ahead on their respective roadmaps.