Polkadot Digest 7 June 2023

Polkadot News

Interested in building on Substrate, the blockchain development framework that lets you build parachains on Polkadot? This Substrate Stackexchange answer includes lots of resources: polkadot - How do I become a Substrate Developer? - Substrate and Polkadot Stack Exchange

And if you are interested in learning more about Polkadot and how blockchains work, Web3 Foundation has worked with edX to develop Web3x, free courses to learn all of the above. Web3 Foundation

The next Polkadot Community Call, which covers events and developments in the entire Polkadot ecosystem, is on 9 June (Friday) at 14.00 UTC. https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1eaKbrQBAReKX?ref=parachains-info

Referendum 118, proposing to gradually increase the ideal number of validators in the active set on Polkadot to 400, is failing with 28% in favor and just a few hours left to vote. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/118

Referendum 123, proposing to open HRMP channels between Statemint and Litentry, Composable, Polkadex, and Zeitgeist is now up for vote. Batch of HRMP Channels with Statemint | Polkassembly

With less than a day left in the current parachain lease auction, anonymous parathread ID 3342 has been in the lead the entire Ending Period. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Kusama News

There are eight active referenda up for vote on Kusama OpenGov. Polkadot/Substrate Portal