The Polkadot community is expanding every day. Below are the most essential links to the community channels. Keep in mind that no admin or moderator will ever DM you for any reason whatsoever without prior contact and anyone doing so is likely trying to scam you.
- Polkadot GitHub - Parity maintained repository that houses the Rust implementation of the Polkadot Host.
- Polkadot Meetup Hub - Information on hosting meetups, applying for funding, and materials for running it.
- Polkadot Support Knowledgebase and Polkadot Support Email
- Polkadot's Latest Research
The Web3 Foundation hosts many events online and in-person. To check out our current and past events, please refer to our public Notion page here.
- Polkadot Watercooler Chat - General room for talk about Polkadot.
- Polkadot Validator Lounge - Room for validators learning about setting up a node.
- Polkadot Direction - Governance, and a place to discuss the future of Polkadot.
- Polkadot Digest - News about what is happening in the Polkadot ecosystem, published every weekday except holidays
- Kusama Watercooler Chat - General room for talk about Kusama.
- Kusama Validator Lounge - Room for validators learning about setting up a node.
- Kusama Direction - Governance, and a place to discuss the future of Kusama.
- Substrate Technical - More advanced room for technical questions on building with Substrate.
- Smart Contracts & Parity Ink! - A room to discuss developing Substrate smart contracts using Parity Ink!
Social media and forums
Blogs and tutorials
- Subscribe to the Polkadot newsletter - official, infrequent
- Dot Leap Newsletter - less official, weekly