Polkadot Digest 2 Aug 2023

Polkadot News

A new Polkadot parachain lease auction has begun. With twelve hours to go before the Ending Period begins, InvArch is in the lead. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

The Polkadot Release Analysis for Polkadot 1.0.0 has been released. Polkadot Release Analysis v1.0.0

A summary of the Polkadot Summit, bringing together leaders in the Polkadot ecosystem before this year’s Polkadot Decoded, has been posted here: Polkadot Summit - Volume 3 Retrospective

Want to understand more about how trustless bridges work? Watch this Polkadot Deep Dive to find out - Demystifying  Trustless Bridges in the Polkadot Ecosystem - YouTube

Interested in learning more about how XCM works? See the XCM documentation here: XCM: Cross-Consensus Messaging - XCM Documentation

Web3 Foundation has already created two EdX courses: Introduction to Blockchain & Web3, and Intro to Polkadot. Two more courses, Intro to Rust and Intro to Substrate, are coming soon. https://www.edx.org/school/web3x

If you’re looking to dive deeper into the Polkadot ecosystem, check out A Hacker’s Guide to the Polkadot Galaxy to find more information about tools, languages, documents, etc.


Kusama News

With two and a half days left in the current parachain lease auction, GM Parachain is in the lead, but Kabocha has also been in the lead during the Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

This means either can potentially win the parachain lease auction. For details, see Parachain Slot Auctions · Polkadot Wiki

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