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Updates from Ethereum’s top Scaling Solution
Matic Network Github Activities — Siddhartha Jain

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 Network has 18 repositories available. Follow their code on GitHub. Matic Network aims […]

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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 needed?Current blockchain systems […]

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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 by the block producers and push […]

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

How is Matic Network different from other scaling solutions? 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 smart contract is deployable […]

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