What Is Chainlink? The Ultimate Guide

What is Chainlink?

Updated: November 30th, 2022

Chainlink is a modular, generalized, and blockchain-agnostic protocol for building decentralized oracle networks that connect smart contracts to real-world data, off-chain computation, and cross-chain communication in a trust-minimized and hyper-reliable manner.

In short, Chainlink makes smart contracts actually useful.

To help educate the world, I have compiled some of the best resources across the Internet that explain what Chainlink is and how it powers the Web3 economy. Regardless if you are hearing about Chainlink for the first time or are a long term community member, there is something to learn.

Chainlink Blog

Entry-Level Education

Services

Use Cases

Chainlink Economics 2.0

Network Design

Network Security

End of Year Wrap-up

SmartCon Takeaways

Crypto Deep-Dives

Chainlink Research

Follow me on Twitter @ChainLinkGod and my podcast The CLG Podcast where I break down the information asymmetry on all things blockchains, oracles, and smart contracts.

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