Dev Foundations

Study the fundamentals of blockchain development

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Application-specific blockchains and the Cosmos Ecosystem

Choosing which ecosystem to launch a web3 application in, and whether to use an existing b...

Application layer • Tendermint

Why digital signatures are essential for blockchains

Digital messages can be authenticated using cryptography. But the systems behind digital s...

Blockchain • Cryptography
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DeFi defined: a guide to decentralized finance

DeFi leverages blockchain technology to challenge traditional banking and bring financial...

Fundamentals • Application layer
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What is blockchain infrastructure?

Every complex system requires appropriate infrastructure, or resources and an underlying f...

Fundamentals • Blockchain

Network or protocol? Token or coin? Deciphering the difference

The language associated with blockchain technology can be confusing. The terms “blockchain...

Fundamentals • Layer 1
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Blockchain client types

There are four basic blockchain client types, each of which has a different use within the...

Nodes • Fundamentals
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What is the Inter-Blockchain Communication Protocol (IBC)?

The Inter-Blockchain Communication Protocol (IBC) allows independent blockchains to direct...

Cosmos • Tendermint
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eth2 insights: aggregation performance

In our eth2 insights series, Elias Simos, Protocol Specialist at Coinbase Cloud, shares hi...

eth2 • Performance
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eth2 insights: validator effectiveness

The third post in our eth2 Insights Series discusses the parameters governing validator ef...

eth2 • Performance

eth2 insights: slashings

In our eth2 insights series, Elias Simos, Protocol Specialist at Coinbase Cloud, shares hi...

eth2 • Performance