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ICON blockchain is a public blockchain protocol building a hyperconnected future with BTP, our chain-agnostic interoperability solution.
The month of April has been all about testing BTP components in a live testnet environment. During this time, a BSC testnet update required modifications to our relay and BMV contracts. In this article, we share tasks completed and development milestones for May. Read more.
ICX is the currency that powers the ICON blockchain and ecosystem. ICX has a variety of use cases including staking, network governance, collateralization on DeFi platforms, and more.
ICON's Blockchain Transmission Protocol (BTP) enables cross-chain communication between smart contract-enabled blockchains.ICON is pushing for wider adoption of ICON interoperability standards in the industry by supporting not only BTP but also other interoperability protocols such as IBC, Optimistic Rollups and Zero Knowledge Proofs.
ICON blockchain smart contracts are written in Java, a general-purpose programming language known for performance, safety, and reliability. If you're a Java developer looking to get into smart contract development, you'll feel right at home on ICON.
ICON's Contribution Proposal System (CPS) is a decentralized grant program for teams building on the ICON blockchain. Whether your focus is development, marketing, or community building, the CPS is here to fund you.
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ICON is a place for everyone, whether you're new to crypto or building a project. Start exploring the ICON blockchain and ecosystem today!
Learn about ICON's Blockchain Transmission Protocol (BTP), a trustless bridging protocol that connects ICON to chains like Binance Smart Chain, NEAR, Harmony, and more.
Learn how to download and use Hana, the official wallet of the ICON ecosystem.
Learn how to swap tokens across ICON, Binance Smart Chain, Moonbeam, and more with ICON Bridge – an easy to use bridging solution operated by ICON Foundation.
Learn how to purchase ICX to interact with ICON dApps like Balanced, Omm, Craft, and more.
Learn about ICON's DPoS governance model, and how validators, stakers, and ICX issuance all fit into the equation.
Learn how to stake ICX to earn APY in exchange for helping to secure the ICON network.