Interoperability refers to the ability of different blockchain networks and cryptocurrencies to communicate and interact with each other.
Polkadot is a next-generation blockchain protocol that allows multiple independent blockchains to operate within a single network.
A smart contract is a self-executing contract that is coded into a blockchain. It allows for automatic execution of terms and conditions of an agreement between two parties without the need for intermediaries.
Cryptography is the practice of securing communication from third parties who may be attempting to access or alter it.
Blockchain is a decentralized digital ledger that records transactions in a secure and transparent manner.
Proof-of-Authority (PoA) is a consensus algorithm used in blockchain networks that relies on a limited number of trusted validators, also known as authorities, to validate and create new blocks.
The term "on-chain" pertains to any action, event, or data that takes place directly on a blockchain network.
A testnet, short for "test network," is an alternative blockchain used by developers for testing purposes.
Hash refers to a cryptographic algorithm that converts a piece of data into a fixed-size string of characters.
A fork is a divergence in the blockchain's original codebase, which can lead to the creation of a new blockchain with its unique features.
Solidity is a high-level programming language designed for writing smart contracts for the Ethereum blockchain.
A block is a collection of transactions that are grouped together and added to the blockchain.