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An Introduction to the Axelar Network

An Introduction to the Axelar Network

Diagram of the Axelar technology stack: a set of developer tools and APIs atop a decentralized network providing universal routing, translation and security between any two blockchains.Introduction and ContextWeb3 is in its infancy, despite massive growth in demand and usage. Novel consensus mechanisms and smart contract languages are supporting new decentralized applications that aim to serve…

Axelar Open-Sources Multi-Party Cryptography Libraries

Axelar Open-Sources Multi-Party Cryptography Libraries

Axelar is pleased to announce the release of the source code for two Rust-language crates for multi-party cryptography under a permissive and conventional dual Apache2/MIT license. The newly released crates are called tofn and tofnd. They provide implementations for multi-party cryptography protocols used in the Axelar network.The Axelar network runs various multi-party protocols to process cross-chain…

Axelar Brings Bitcoin To All Cosmos Connected Chains On Testnet

Axelar Brings Bitcoin To All Cosmos Connected Chains On Testnet

Axelar is excited to release more details on its roadmap for bringing Bitcoin to Cosmos-interconnected chains, which is now live on the testnet. So how will the Axelar network facilitate the Bitcoin to Cosmos-ecosystem integration? Let’s break down the flow and give some insight into how it will work.This integration will utilize the Cross-Chain Gateway Protocol…

Testnet Community Recap

Testnet Community Recap

One month ago Axelar announced that the signups for the incentivized testnet had opened, to incredible support from the community.…

Introducing Axelar Network

Introducing Axelar Network

In the last few posts (I, II) we looked at the existing interoperability landscape and the properties needed from scalable cross-chain communication networks. In this article we’ll introduce Axelar network, our protocol stack, and platform.…

The Foundation of Cross-Chain Communication

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.…

Why Blockchain Interoperability is just a Buzzword

Why Blockchain Interoperability is just a Buzzword

And why existing blockchain networks are still like the Internet networks in the early 80s.Everyday, we browse websites and interact with different content from dozens of servers, networks, and geographic locations.…