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The Year of the Dev | Kicking It Off at the Pit with Jump Crypto

Hey you. Welcome to 2023. The DevRel team at Polygon Labs is back from touching grass, and we couldn’t be more excited, because guess what? It’s your year. The Polygon protocol was created by developers, for developers. And in 2022, together we hit major milestones like Polygon zkEVM that make it possible for you to […] The post The Year of the Dev | Kicking It Off at the Pit with Jump Crypto first appeared on Polygon | Blog.
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Who’s #1? How to Read Chain Analytics Like a Pro

For developers, creators, and brands building in Web3, identifying the most promising networks requires accurate analytics. Many lenses used to analyze chain activity are incomplete, inaccurate, and may be misleading. Comparing blockchain protocols can be difficult because different chains have wildly different infrastructures. Metrics that go by the same name across two different ecosystems may […] The post Who’s #1? How to Read Chain Analytics Like a Pro first appeared on Polygon | Blog.
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Polygon Insights for 2022

The number of Active wallets trended upward, hitting a new all-time-high in Q4 of 11 mm+, an increase of 115% relative to last year’s Q4, and the total active wallets reached 206 mm (+58% from 2021). While the transaction volume of major chains dropped significantly in the second half of the year, the Polygon network […] The post Polygon Insights for 2022 first appeared on Polygon | Blog.
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Rarible’s Marketplace Builder Is Now Open for Polygon NFT Collections

Rarible’s customizable community marketplace builder is coming to NFT collections on the Polygon network to give creators new ways to engage with their communities. NFTs come in all shapes and forms, so why should the marketplaces where they trade be one-size-fits-all? Rarible’s zero-code tool allows anyone to create bespoke NFT marketplaces for free with customizable […] The post Rarible’s Marketplace Builder Is Now Open for Polygon NFT Collections first appeared on Polygon | Blog.
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The Go Fast Machine: Adding Recursion to Polygon zkEVM

Last month, the second and final public testnet for Polygon zkEVM went live. Included in that rollout were meaningful improvements to the throughput, latency, and efficiency of the prover. In the first testnet, Polygon’s Hermez team, lead by Jordi Baylina, deliberately throttled performance to prioritize controlled testing of the soundness and correctness of the prover. […] The post The Go Fast Machine: Adding Recursion to Polygon zkEVM first appeared on Polygon | Blog.
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Hardfork Incoming: Upgrading Polygon PoS Chain to Boost Performance

When the Polygon PoS chain first launched, it offered a much-needed solution for Ethereum’s scaling issues. It gave users and developers alike everything they love about Ethereum, but with faster throughput and lower fees. Now, with tens of thousands of decentralized apps, over 207 million unique addresses, more than 2.3 billion processed transactions, and a […] The post Hardfork Incoming: Upgrading Polygon PoS Chain to Boost Performance first appeared on Polygon | Blog.
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How to Use Reddit Vault as Springboard to Web3 on Polygon

A blockchain wallet is like a passport that lets you travel the Web3 world visa-free. That’s why Reddit’s October announcement that users have created more than 4 million of its Vault blockchain-based wallets was a major adoption event by a mainstream audience.  With a Reddit Vault in hand, there are only a few formalities keeping […] The post How to Use Reddit Vault as Springboard to Web3 on Polygon first appeared on Polygon | Blog.
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Mastercard Taps Polygon for Web3 Musical Artist Accelerator Program 

Mastercard is launching a spotlight program for emerging musical artists built on the Polygon blockchain to help up-and-coming creators tap into the power of Web3 and blockchain technologies. Kicking off in spring 2023, the Mastercard Artist Accelerator program will prepare five emerging artists—such as musicians, DJs, producers—with the tools, skills, and access to forge their […] The post Mastercard Taps Polygon for Web3 Musical Artist Accelerator Program  first appeared on Polygon | Blog.
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Enhancing Network Decentralization and Integrity With Validator Performance Framework

Validators are network participants who lock up native tokens in the system and operate block producer nodes in order to help run the network. Enhancing their ability to self-regulate network participation is a key aspect of furthering decentralization. The community is taking an important step toward that goal by providing a framework for understanding how […] The post Enhancing Network Decentralization and Integrity With Validator Performance Framework first appeared on Polygon | Blog.
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Mint by Cope Studio Takes Center Stage With Polygon Spotlight

Introducing Polygon Spotlight, a community-inspired program dedicated to capturing and amplifying the stories of the greatest builders, creators, contributors, and partners building on Polygon.  Polygon Spotlight is where the drama of building the next iteration of the Internet comes to life. This is an opportunity for builders on Polygon to show off their accomplishments and […] The post Mint by Cope Studio Takes Center Stage With Polygon Spotlight appeared first on Polygon | Blog.