Developer details for α-Mainnet!

Matic Network is a decentralized platform using an adapted version of the Plasma framework to provide a solution for faster and extremely low-cost transactions. The Alpha-Mainnet is Matic Network’s sidechain working on the top of Ethereum Mainnet. The developers can build and test their full end to end applications with this alpha-mainnet. This is a … Read more

Matic Network Github Activities — Siddhartha Jain

Polygon (previously Matic Network) Follow May 25, 2019 · 2 min read Matic Network has its Codebase distributed on both public & private repositories on Github. We have a total of 45 repos of which 27 are private and 18 are publicly available. You can take a look at our public repositories here :Matic NetworkMatic … Read more

Heimdall — Vaibhav Chellani — The all — seeing & all — hearing protector of Matic!

Credits: Pepakura Helmet Heimdall by GimpeeIndustries Matic Network has a three-layered security architecture in which there are the following entities involved: 1) Block Producers -aka BOR chain: These are involved in batching transactions in blocks to ensure faster confirmation times 2) Validator Layer — aka Heimdall: These are validator nodes that batch the blocks produced … Read more

Finer details of Matic’s Plasma Implementation — Jaynti Kanani

What is Plasma? Plasma is a framework for building scalable decentralized applications. It was proposed by Vitalik Buterin and Joseph Poon to tackle Ethereum’s scaling needs. There are many different flavors of Plasma, namely — MVP(Minimum Viable Plasma), MoreVP, Cash etc. This post aims to provide an overview about Matic’s Plasma implementation. Why is Plasma … Read more

Understanding Ethereum Scaling — Categorizing projects by approach adopted — Siddhartha Jain

A question that we get asked frequently — Which scaling approach does Matic Network follow & how is it different from other projects & approaches? Just like Mourinho said -” I’m not one from the bottle, I’m a Special One!” XD There are a lot of scaling solutions currently in the blockchain ecosystem. Multiple approaches, … Read more

DAI on Plasma: Stability & Scale — Siddhartha Jain

Cryptocurrencies are still in their infancy. While they offer a way to transfer value without censorship or third party interference, but it is far from simple when compared to the alternatives available via fiat. No business wants to be paid with a currency that is worth $10 today and then be worth $8 the next … Read more

Matic Network — Project Update (Technical) #2

Nirbhik Jangid We have been busy building the core components of Matic Network and are excited to share the progress that we have made to make scaling a reality. Taking off from our previous update, below is a brief introduction to our network architecture: ICYMI — Matic Network — Technical Update #1 Technically, any EVM … Read more

Step towards #DeFi : Tokenized Proof of Stake (PoS) validator slots

Photo by Carl Raw on Unsplash Siddhartha Jain: Matic’s PoS validators will be tokenized to enable faster access to liquidity and easier transfers of staking slots. In the existing Proof of Stake implementations a network participant — the staker, needs to bond/lock his tokens to earn the right to earn block/network rewards in terms of … Read more