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November 14, 2023

Bridging Uniswap & Filecoin: A Cross-Chain Governance Case Study

How Uniswap used Axelar to deploy securely on Filecoin Virtual Machine

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November 7, 2023

Build Cross-Chain Smart Contracts Simply & Quickly With the Axelar Foundry GMP Example

This repository showcases an example of integrating with Axelar’s General Message Passing using the Foundry framework.

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October 18, 2023

Intents: Executing Cross-Chain Transactions in 1 Second

Intents are live on Axelar network

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September 29, 2023

Ethereum’s Coming Interoperability Problem

Interoperability has been a pillar, supporting Ethereum’s success as an ecosystem; How do we preserve these user experiences and developer superpowers as Ethereum scales across connected blockchains?

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August 24, 2023

Concepts for a 'Web3' Future: Defining Cross-Chain, Multichain and Interchain

In this post, we'll refine the concepts of cross-chain and multichain – and add a third, interchain, defining a new view on blockchain interoperability, going beyond tribalism to establish Web3 as a universal development environment

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July 18, 2023

Axelar Launches Interchain Token Service

Sushi is among the first to deploy Interchain Tokens, powered by a new Axelar product suite for cross-chain fungibility and custom functionality

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June 29, 2023

Every CEX Needs a DEX

Decentralization used to be a cherished principle, it’s now a competitive necessity

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June 1, 2023

How Axelar Keeps you Safe During Emergencies

When connected chains fail, network architecture can mean the difference between staying safe & liquid — and losing funds in a cross-chain meltdown

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May 31, 2023

These Growth Metrics are Replacing TVL in Cross-Chain

'Total value locked' is fine for bridges; cross-chain-native interoperability requires other metrics

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May 2, 2023

Axelar General Message Passing now Connects the Cosmos and all EVM Chains

Sommelier is a leading example: the Cosmos-based protocol for intelligent vaults announced today it is building connections to Arbitrum using Axelar GMP.

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April 28, 2023

A ‘Super App’ May Be Web3’s Super Power

Elon Musk has a vision to turn Twitter into an all-in-one app, like WeChat. Turns out, permissionless and composable crypto platforms together form something better than the sum of its parts.

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March 28, 2023

The 1-Time Deposit Address: Axelar's Cross-Chain Onramp, Explained

A one-time deposit address allows decentralized projects to mimic the way centralized exchanges are able to handle deposits from any chain, by creating a monitored address for receiving tokens.

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February 27, 2023

Introducing the Axelar Virtual Machine: Supercharging Interchain Development

Build with Axelar Virtual Machine: Interchain Maestro - orchestration, like Kubernetes for Web3; and Interchain Amplifier – self-service new-chain connections.

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February 8, 2023

The Multichain Is Now Timeless: Introducing Future-Proof Interoperability

Axelar network today provides bulletproof security for cross-chain communication, but more projects connecting means more specialized needs, including the ability to adopt new security approaches as they emerge. 

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February 7, 2023

Axelar Governance, Explained

A permissionless, dynamic validator set controls validation of cross-chain transactions on Axelar network, and also governs most network parameters.

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January 26, 2023

Axelar Unveils Native EVM Cross-Chain Asset Transfers

Now, bridges and other cross-chain dApps can make it simple for users to send native EVM assets cross-chain.

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January 23, 2023

What Is Quadratic Voting and Why Don’t More Projects Use It?

Quadratic voting increases decentralization and makes networks secure in dPoS, DAOs and other setups, too.

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November 30, 2022

How Much Gas to Get Over the Bridge?

Satellite gas fees, explained: In this post, we explain cross-chain gas costs, where they are charged, how they are estimated — and how Axelar keeps cross-chain gas payment complexities in the background for users.

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October 20, 2022

Composable USDC: Seamless UX in the Multi-chain World

Combining Axelar with the recently announced Cross-Chain Transfer Protocol (CCTP) by Circle, we plan to unlock seamless Web3 user experiences to make blockchain technology accessible to billions of users.

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October 14, 2022

Blockchain Interoperability: How to Achieve it Securely

Interoperability between blockchains is vital for a truly cross-chain experience. But do we have the ideal infrastructure for a truly cross-chain experience?

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September 8, 2022

Security on Axelar Network

Security is a multidimensional problem with binary outcomes. Defining the security of a system is an incredibly complex task, but with rigorous models, designs and engineering practices, we can build systems that stand up to the worst attacks.

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September 6, 2022

Axelar Implements Quadratic Voting With 'Maeve' Upgrade

The security benefits of quadratic voting have been discussed by blockchain industry leaders including Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin. However, few have implemented it.

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August 3, 2022

How to Build a Cross-Chain DApp: Interop Architecture 101

This article offers some initial architecture design choices when composing applications cross-chain and explores the kinds of functionality that can be built using each.

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June 26, 2022

Bring the Program to the Asset

Cross-chain function calls on Axelar allow applications to interoperate without moving assets.

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May 5, 2022

What Is General Message Passing and How Can It Change Web3?

General Message Passing (GMP) goes beyond cross-chain bridges, revolutionizing blockchain application development and ushering in the Web3 'super app.'

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May 4, 2022

How Overlay Networks Could Change Web3

This article first appeared in VentureBeat as a contributed article by Sergey Gorbunov and Galen

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April 14, 2022

For Cross-Chain Taxes, You Need a Cross-Chain Block Explorer

Each April, U.S. crypto investors lose hair and sleep, trying to untangle crypto transactions for the IRS. It’s complicated for anyone using DeFi protocols. For those who have moved assets cross-chain, taxes can be an order of magnitude more complex.

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March 9, 2022

An Introduction to the Axelar Network

Axelar is a blockchain that connects blockchains, offering robust cross-chain communication and establishing an "internet of blockchains" as a universal development platform

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January 6, 2021

The Foundation of Cross-Chain Communication

In the last post, we discussed the existing blockchain interoperability landscape and looked at the core principles of network interconnectivity developed by Cerf and Kahn during the evolution of the Internet.

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November 19, 2020

Why Blockchain Interoperability is just a Buzzword

Everyday, we browse websites and interact with different content from dozens of servers, networks, and geographic locations.

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