Blog

Connected Contracts With LayerZeroBlogs
November 22, 2022

Cross-Chain Connected Contracts with LayerZero

Moonbeam has extended the built-in interoperability of parachains on Polkadot to remote blockchains with connected contracts, which have been further boosted with a new protocol: LayerZero. Connected contracts allow smart contracts to communicate with each…
Spotlght NFTsBlogs
October 27, 2022

Spotlight: Cross Chain NFTs and 1:1 NFT Art on Moonbeam

The NFT scene on Moonbeam has grown with the development of new blockchain technology. New use cases that include the freedom for users to access their NFTs across blockchains and the concept of one-of-one NFTs…
Tutorial Moonbeam Community ForumBlogs
October 26, 2022

Using the Moonbeam Community Forum to Submit a Treasury Proposal

The Interim Treasury Program is a 6-month program that establishes a separate community Treasury Council to manage Treasury funds, a budget for Treasury spending, and a required discussion time to gather community feedback on possible…
Introducing Moonbeam Community ForumBlogs
October 26, 2022

Introducing the Moonbeam Community Forum, a Space Open for Community Discussion, Proposals, and Feedback

The Moonbeam community is welcome to participate in the Moonbeam Community Forum, a new community space dedicated to hosting Moonbeam and Moonriver-related discussions, including technology development, governance, and future ecosystem initiatives. The forum will also…
Featured Image: Designing Multichain-Aware dApps for Connected ContractsBlogs
October 14, 2022

Designing Multichain-Aware dApps for Connected Contracts

Most decentralized apps live on a single chain and are only aware of a single ecosystem that they’re deployed on. Some of the largest dApps deploy the same contracts on different chains, but their smart…
Polkassembly tutorialTutorials
August 31, 2022

How to Participate in Moonbeam Governance with Polkassembly

This is an updated version of the tutorial that was originally published on March 17, 2022. Polkassembly is an open-source platform for anyone to discover and participate in Moonbeam's on-chain governance. You can open/interact with…
Moonriver One Year RecapBlogs
August 26, 2022

Moonriver One Year Later

It’s been a year since Moonriver fully launched, which is when DApps could begin launching on the EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) and balance transfers were enabled. In that time, the network, and the Kusama ecosystem…
Comparing the Environmental Impact of Ethereum and MoonbeamBlogs
August 26, 2022

Proof-of-Work and Proof-of-Stake: Comparing the Environmental Impact of Ethereum and Moonbeam

As most crypto enthusiasts know, a blockchain is a database that is maintained and shared across multiple computers that form a single network. For the blockchain to function properly, everyone interacting with it has to…
Axelar SDK tutorialBlogs
August 19, 2022

Using Axelar’s SDK for Connected Contracts

Axelar’s general message passing (GMP) allows smart contracts to communicate securely across chains. This enables developers to build cross-chain connected applications on Moonbeam that can tap into functionality from Polkadot, Ethereum, Avalanche, Cosmos, and beyond.…
What is maintenance mode?Blogs
August 4, 2022

What is Maintenance Mode?

The Moonbeam network officially launched on January 11, 2022. On launch, transfers and EVM functionality were enabled and SUDO access had been revoked. Due to the fact that Moonbeam was the first parachain to become…
Moonbeam Team Releases Urgent Security Patch for Integer Truncation bugBlogs
August 1, 2022

Moonbeam Team Releases Urgent Security Patch for Integer Truncation bug

On Monday, June 27, 2022, Moonriver and Moonbeam each received an urgent upgrade through runtime 1606 to resolve a security issue responsibly disclosed by an independent whitehat hacker earlier that day (EDT). The issue has…
Connected Contracts with AxelarBlogs
July 21, 2022

Cross-Chain Connected Contracts with Axelar

Moonbeam was built on Polkadot and shares its interoperability vision, but cross-chain communication doesn’t stop with parachains. The Axelar Network protocol has extended the number of networks to be within Moonbeam’s reach by allowing tokens…
Connected Contracts on MoonbeamBlogs
July 20, 2022

What Are Cross-Chain Connected Contracts

Moonbeam is paving the way for the next generation of decentralized applications through connected contracts. This advancement unites the functionalities of many blockchains and makes them accessible to developers on Moonbeam, changing the way developers…
#HarvestMoonBlogs
June 23, 2022

Introducing Harvest Moon: A Moonbeam DeFi Campaign

Updated August 3, 2022 - In light of recent events, the Harvest Moon campaign has been paused. The Moonbeam Foundation will continue to evaluate the situation to determine when it may be an appropriate time…
2022 Moonriver Grant Hackathon WinnersBlogs
June 21, 2022

2022 Moonriver Grant Hackathon Winners

The 2022 Moonriver Grant Hackathon wrapped up on May 20th with over 57 submissions competing for $150,000 in prizes. One-third of the funding was allocated to a matching pool with winners chosen via public vote…

All information made available, including claims, content, designs, algorithms, estimates, roadmaps, specifications, and performance measurements described in this project are provided for informational purposes only. It is up to the reader to check and validate the accuracy and truthfulness. Furthermore, nothing in this project information constitutes a solicitation for investment. No developer or entity involved in creating the Moonbeam Network or Moonriver Network or authoring this information will be liable for any claims or damages whatsoever associated with your use, inability to use, or your interaction with other users of, the Moonbeam Network or Moonriver Network or any information made available on this website, including any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages, or loss of profits, cryptocurrencies, tokens, or anything else of value. All information contained herein is subject to modification without notice.

Want More Moonbeam in Your Inbox?