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Axelar is the transport layer oninterconnected chains

Axelar is the transport layer for web3 that consists of: A permissionless Proof-of-Stake network; Cross-chain protocols; Gateways on connected chains
Developers
Axelar is for developers
Axelar is the transport layer for web3.
It consists of:
  • Permissionless Proof-of-Stake network.
  • Cross-chain protocols.
  • Gateways (often smart contracts) on connected chains.
Cross-chain communication
Axelar already connects more than 10 blockchains.
A complete view of connected chains is available via the following resources:
New EVM and IBC-compatible chains can be connected in a process that takes less than 10 minutes.
Network architecture
Axelar network gateways, installed on each connected chain, are controlled by validators that run Axelar’s cross-chain routing and translation protocols and vote to authenticate transactions.

Add interoperability to your dApp

Now, dApps can communicate across chains using Turing-complete calls and messages on a permissionless Proof-of-Stake transport layer.

Universal Asset Transfer
Send your tokens across-chain via any wallet, CEX.
Universal asset transfer
GetDepositAddress(src chain, dst chain, asset, dst address)
General Message Passing
Send any payload with a single smart contract call.
General message passing
function callContract(
    string memory destinationChain,
    string memory destinationContractAddress,
    bytes memory payload
)
Get involved in the Axelar community
Axelar network is built on the same system of incentives and security that powered the rise of new Layer 1 application platforms.
Axelar Grant Program
The Axelar developer grant program aims to accelerate the development of a new generation of super apps that compose liquidity, functions, assets and user networks across Web3.
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Axelar Bug Bounty
Axelar is an open-source project delivering secure cross-chain communication to Web3. We pay bounties for developers who discover bugs and report them.
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Services
Axelar provides gas services, transaction monitoring, and transaction recovery. Developers are free to choose other service providers or build these services themselves.
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Additional resources
Axelar network functions like an overlay network. Visibility into all connected networks allows it to support cross-chain communication with universal routing, translation and security.
1
Block explorers
Monitor transactions and validator activity.
2
Docs
Develop your cross-chain dapp in 2 simple steps.
Learn more
3
Discord
Support & discussion for cross-chain builders in the #developers channel.
JOIN
4
Audits
Axelar’s code is audited regularly by reputable security firms.
VERIFY
5
White Paper
Learn about the core ethos of the Axelar product and ecosystem.
READ
Axelar powers the cross-chain future.