See Wallet Address
A Delegate that has received enough Voting Power to participate in the consensus mechanism.
Association pour le Développement des Actifs Numériques. Nonprofit governed by French 1901 Law of which ARK.io is a founding member.
See Wallet Address
Blockchain designed to run only one particular application.
Standardized Application Programming Interface used for interacting with the ARK Public Network and ARK-based chains.
ARK Blockchain Framework
Open source codebase featuring ARK Core, Generic Transaction Interface, ARK Utilities, ARK SDKs, and other tools that developers can use to implement Blockchain technology.
ARK Blockchain Platform
Suite of products and open-source projects that contain all tools necessary to build, customize, launch, maintain, and utilize an ARK-based chain.
More: ARK-Based Chain
Deprecated shell interface for managing an ARK node, and has since been replaced by ARK Core CLI.
ARK Community Committee
ARK Community Fund
Community-run fund in ARK used for a variety of projects. ARK.io does not run the fund and applicants can submit proposals for funding at ARKCommunity.Fund
ARK Contract Execution Services
First successful cross-chain implementation using ARK technology in Fall of 2017. Uses encoded listeners, intermediary nodes, and SmartBridge Technology to facilitate cross-chain swaps.
A lightweight and modular codebase that functions as the base component of the entire ARK Ecosystem, authored in TypeScript.
ARK Core CLI
Command-line interface used in managing an ARK node. Simple commands allow for starting, stopping and restarting services, along with managing snapshots.
ARK Core Docker
All-in-one build of ARK Core that can deploy using the Docker service.
More: ARK Core
ARK Crypto Podcast
Podcast residing at Podcast.ARK.io with weekly episodes about everything ARK every Friday.
Cryptocurrency which resides on the ARK Public Network. ARK can be sent anywhere in the world with an eight second block time and managed with a wallet application.
ARK Deployer CLI
Deprecated first generation of Deployer, which used only a command-line interface to customize and deploy custom chains. Has since been replaced by Deployer.
ARK Desktop Wallet
A multi-functional application written from scratch using VueJS and TailwindCSS and implementing the latest Electron framework. Compatible with Ledger Nano hardware wallet.
ARK Development & Security Bounty Program
This program awards community developers with ARK for contributing to project development, documentation repositories, or security vulnerability disclosures.
The collection of products, people, businesses, and sovereign Blockchains that are all utilizing ARK technology.
ARK Ecosystem SCIC
Legal registered business entity in France as of Fall 2017. Responsible for assisting in maintenance of open source projects as well as building products that utilize the open source projects.
More: Open Source
Block explorer allowing users to view the latest transactions and blocks, search for wallet addresses and transactions, view wallet address rankings, and monitor Delegate activity.
ARK Grants Program
ARK Grants is a program funded with 1 million ARK designed to incentivize developers to build innovative new projects using the ARK Blockchain Framework.
More: ARK Blockchain Framework
ARK Improvement Proposal
Document outlining a proposed change to ARK on the protocol level. AIPs can be generated by anyone and published on the ARK GitHub.
Alternative to smart contracts allowing developers to use ARK’s Generic Transaction Interface to build ARK Smart Transactions in the common language TypeScript.
Proof-of-Concept developed within the ARK Grants Program to showcase the use case of decentralized messaging using ARK technology. Has an open source codebase.
Component of the ARK Blockchain Platform designed to facilitate token migration from Ethereum’s ERC-20 standard to a standalone ARK-based chain.
ARK Mobile Wallet
Hybrid application that uses the same codebase for Android and iOS to help coordinate development across platforms. Supports multiple transaction types.
Proof-of-Concept designed to showcase a module that assists users in online checkout using ARK or any ARK-based coin. Contains a user interface and listens for payments.
ARK Public Network
Live implementation of ARK technology and runs the ARK Cryptoasset. 51 Active Delegates secure the network, which has been in operation since March 21, 2017.
Proof-of-Concept built through the ARK Grants Program that showcases ARK technology as used in an IoT application. Has an open source codebase.
ARK Smart Transactions
These are the result from developers using ARK’s Generic Transaction Interface. Discrete transaction types offer more stability and security over other Turing-complete solutions.
ARK Snapshot Manager
Component of ARK Core that handles management of backups of the ledger within a node. Backup, rollback, and restore the ledger using simple commands in ARK Core CLI.
Dozens of Blockchain experts and enthusiasts around the world who work for the ARK.io business entity.
ARK Test Suite
Separate library providing common functions for working with data and performing frequent tasks while also increasing performance across the ARK Core, up to 1200% in some cases.
More: ARK Core
Overarching document describing ARK’s vision, projects, products and strategies.
Any Blockchain developed and launched using ARK technology.
See ARK-Based Chain](#ark-based-chain)
Alternate name for ARK Ecosystem SCIC.
More: ARK Ecosystem SCIC
Community-run crypto tipbot for Reddit allowing any Reddit user to give and receive tips in ARK or ARK-based coins.
Smallest unit of the ARK Cryptoasset that equates to 0.00000001 ARK. Similar to Satoshi, the smallest unit of account for Bitcoin, named after its anonymous founder(s) Satoshi Nakamoto.
Encryption method used by ARK and most other cryptoassets, where different private keys are used for encryption and decryption, as opposed to symmetric cryptography where one private key is used.
Specialized cross-chain transaction between two independent Blockchains where data or value is exchanged in a decentralized environment. Watch Video
Method by which bad actors can harm or otherwise adversely affect a Blockchain network. Also refers to any method by which bad actors can steal or otherwise gain control of cryptoassets.
Party that wishes to manipulate, attack, or otherwise harm a Blockchain network. Watch Video
A slowdown in performance on a Blockchain due to too many different operations occurring at once.
See ARK Explorer
Integer used to determine the specific order of a block in a Blockchain. If a chain contains 10 blocks, the oldest block has a height of 1 and the newest block has a height of 10. Watch Video
Alphanumeric string used to uniquely identify each block in a Blockchain.
The process of a newly generated and valid block being distributed to all other nodes on a Blockchain network.
Payment of a cryptoasset from the network to the miner or validator that creates a new block and adds it to the Blockchain. Usually generated as new coins that are added to circulation. Watch Video
How large each block of the Blockchain is, usually denoted in megabytes. Watch Video
How long each block takes to be added to the Blockchain. The block time of Bitcoin aims to be 10 minutes, and for the ARK Public Network 8 seconds. Watch Video
A distributed, immutable ledger where identical copies are maintained in multiple locations known as nodes. A consensus mechanism determines the process of how blocks are added.
Refers to the zero-sum relationship between scalability, security, and decentralization when designing a Blockchain. Optimizing for any one property usually results in tradeoffs in the others.
An award paid via a cryptoasset for contributing to the codebase, disclosing security vulnerabilities, discovering bugs, or some other effort. Watch Video
Deprecated term for an ARK-based chain.
More: ARK-Based Chain
Removing tokens or coins from the circulating supply by either sending them to a provably unusable address or removing them as part of the consensus mechanism. Watch Video
Byzantine Fault Tolerance
The ability of a system to withstand failures of its components. Components of the system may discuss among each other and reach consensus on the nature of a faulty component. Watch Video
Byzantine General’s Problem
Problem relating to consensus where members of a group must come to an agreement on a successful strategy while knowing that some members may aim to sabotage the group.
Describes a single point of failure or control of a system or service. Can refer to a server, person, business, or organization.
A go-between between two parties or systems that also acts as a single point of failure or control over the activities between the two parties or systems. Watch Video
Act of monitoring activity on the ledger to determine the nature of said activity, and in some cases, who is participating in the activity.
Total amount of coins or tokens currently existing on the network. Does not include future supply which may be generated nor any supply held in genesis address or other pre-circulation fund. Watch Video
Codebase not exposed to the public for general use. Watch Video
Collection of modules, applications, and libraries that combine to fulfill specific application requirements. Watch Video
A cryptoasset that acts as the native currency to a Blockchain. Often provides the incentive to node operators for running the public network, and/or enables governance functions. Watch Video
Length of time since coins in an address has moved to another address. In some cases, the age of all coins in an address resets even if only a portion of coins moved to a new address. Watch Video
Method by which cryptoassets are protected from certain attack vectors by residing offline. Includes both electronic and non-electronic methods. Watch Video
Application or device used for cold storage.
More: Cold Storage
Physical location where servers are housed. Shelter, power, cooling, and Internet connections are provided. Customers, rather than site operators, own and maintain the servers themselves.
See Block Time
General agreement between node operators on the state of the Blockchain and/or ledger.
Method by which consensus is reached, which can vary drastically based on the protocol. Examples include Proof-of-Work, Proof-of-Stake, and Delegated Proof-of-Stake.
Specialized Blockchain where a predetermined group of people or entities are responsible for consensus. Participating in consensus usually requires consortium approval.
A chain split where both Blockchains have the same history of transactions up to a certain point. Usually results in some portion of the users and node operators switching to the new chain.
Module that can extend the ARK Core to fulfill a specific use case.
Describes activity that takes place between two independent Blockchains. Watch Video
General term describing any type of token or coin. Watch Video
Informal term referring to all economic activity occurring within the entire Blockchain community and industry.
General term describing any coin and certain tokens. Usually refers to a cryptoasset with a primary use case of peer-to-peer value transfer, but can posses other properties as well.
Field in which readable information is converted into unintelligible information and vice versa. Watch Video
Informal term referring to all people, entities, businesses, projects, and protocols within the entire Blockchain community and industry.
Wallet that transfers custody of a cryptoasset to another party for safekeeping. The primary owner retains ownership, but requires permission from an intermediary to access funds.
Component of ARK Core that stores and serves transaction data within a node. Watch Video
The removal of central authority and single points of failure to produce a system that cannot fail due to the failure of any one component or minority set of components. Watch Video
Decentralized Autonomous Organization
A collective of people and/or entities that operate as a single organization, but with no central authority behind it. Usually enabled by a protocol and/or cryptocurrency for governance. Watch Video
An exchange that is decentralized, where a user interface is provided for trading cryptoassets that interacts either directly with discrete Blockchains, or with a protocol that does such. Watch Video
An umbrella term for a variety of financial applications in cryptocurrency or Blockchain geared toward disrupting financial intermediaries.
More: Decentralized Finance
A reduction in circulating supply of a cryptoasset, either by burning or having coins or tokens lost forever. Watch Video
A token with a fixed total supply, where the supply can only go down due to burning or having coins or tokens lost forever. Watch Video
Person or group of people responsible for maintaining the Blockchain and adding new blocks, in the Delegated Proof-of-Stake consensus mechanism.
Transaction type that registers a wallet address as a Delegate, such that the wallet address is given a Delegate name and becomes the destination for coins minted by that Delegate Node.
Transaction type executed by a Delegate that ejects them from active status and prevents wallet addresses from voting for that Delegate in the future.
A server responsible for running an instance of ARK Core where a Delegate has been registered through Delegate Registration.
Consensus mechanism where Delegates voted in by coin holders are responsible for maintaining the ledger, adding blocks, and generating new coins. Watch Video
The simplest way to create a Blockchain. Product of ARK.io and used to create, customize, and deploy standalone Blockchains.
Open source project of ARK.io and used as an interface for interacting with ARK networks and other popular Blockchain networks. Launches instantly and compatible with hardware wallet devices.
A multi-node testnet that can represent real-world network performance of a Blockchain. Reserved for testing purposes only, and any cryptoassets on this network have no real-world value.
Informal term for Development Network.
More: Development Network
VPS provider that is integrated into Deployer.
Distributed Ledger Technology
Commonly referred to a Blockchain technology which does not employ a cryptoasset to incentivize node operators. Used mainly in private enterprise applications and some consortium Blockchains.
Double Spend Attack
Attack vector where a bad actor causes a reorg allowing the same coins or tokens to be spent twice. Watch Video
Fee structure in which the user can set the amount to pay the node operators to execute a transaction. Fees rise and fall based on network activity.
Elliptic Curve Cryptography
An approach to public key cryptography based on the algebraic structure of elliptic curves over finite fields.
A service that crawls Blockchain data looking for tasks to perform. Component of ACES.
Password set by the user to encrypt and secure a passphrase, mnemonic, seed, or other type of private key. Does not unlock Blockchain data directly, instead exposes the key.
Web service that periodically awards cryptocurrency to visitors either for free or in exchange for a small task such as viewing an ad or visiting a website. Watch Video
Small charge in exchange for executing a transaction to the Blockchain network. Usually collected by node operators, but can be split between various parties based on tokenomics. Watch Video
Property of a Blockchain network that determines how well the consensus mechanism can render new blocks immutable. Watch Video
Condensed term for Financial Technology.
Deprecated term for Delegate Node.
Deprecated term for validating. See validate.
Deprecated - See Active Delegate
In code, refers to a clone of a codebase in a new code repository. In networks, refers to an accidental, intentional or contentious chain split or protocol upgrade. See hard fork and soft fork.
Process by which accidental forks are prevented or discarded in favor of the correct, prevailing chain.
A property of sound money referring to how interchangeable each unit or coin of a currency is. Watch Video
Generic Transaction Interface
Open source tool allowing developers to create ARK Smart Transactions authored in TypeScript. Alternative to smart contracts.
In stakeable cryptoassets, refers to the initial address where any initial supply is stored, before being distributed to other addresses.
The very first block in a Blockchain. Watch Video
In ARK DPoS, refers to the initial virtual Delegates which simulate consensus within the Genesis Node, before Active Delegates take over.
When deploying an ARK-based chain, this is the initial node of the Blockchain where Genesis Delegates operate.
Competition among computer science teams to create deployed projects within a set time limit. Usually hosted by universities, corporations, or open source projects.
More: Open Source
A chain split resulting in two resulting Blockchains, where their ledgers are identical only up to a certain point. Can either be a contentious fork or a protocol upgrade replacing old node code. Watch Video
Physical electronic device with the role of securing cryptocurrency offline in cold storage. Helps to prevent certain attack vectors. Watch Video
As a verb, refers to performing a function on input data of any length to produce an output of fixed length. As a noun, refers to the resulting data output of the function.
Situation that occurs when two pieces of unique input data result in the same hashed output value.
Hashed Time Locked Contract
Set of transaction types that permit a designated party to lock funds, and a second party to claim the funds. A refund function is available after a set time limit. Watch Video
Hierarchial Deterministic Wallet
Digital wallet that automatically generates a hierarchical tree-like structure of key pairs, addressing the problem of the user having to generate them on their own.
Wallet with access to the Internet, where private keys are stored online and not in cold storage. Watch Video
Immutability–in the context of Blockchain technology–refers to the inability of information on a blockchain to be changed. Watch Video
Rate of increase (expressed as a percentage of total supply) of a cryptoasset. Watch Video
Quantity of a cryptoasset that exists as of the Genesis Block. Watch Video
A node that acts as a centralized intermediary.
Ability for multiple independent Blockchains with unique ledgers to communicate with each other and exchange value and data.
InterPlanetary File System
Decentralized file storage protocol using Blockchain technology.
File or set of parameters that defines the properties of a new ARK-based Blockchain.
Alphanumeric string used in cryptography to either encrypt or decrypt data. Watch Video
In public key cryptography, refers to the pair of alphanumeric keys with a public key for encryption and private key for decryption.
Method of accounting for transactions that occur on a Blockchain.
Ledger Nano S
Hardware wallet used for securing cryptocurrency to minimize attack vectors. Compatible with ARK Desktop Wallet.
Desktop or mobile application that does not require storing the entire Blockchain to function. Results in quick launch of these applications without any sync requirement.
See Light Client
The ability of a coin to be converted into another asset without a change in market price. Watch Video
See Yield Farming
M of N
Method of multisignature where out of N wallet addresses, M must sign a transaction before it passes the multisignature protocol and gets sent to the transaction pool.
Informal term for Public Network.
More: Public Network
Informal term for market capitalization. Watch Video
More: Market Capitalization
Total value of all coins or tokens in circulation for a specific cryptoasset, usually denoted in USD.
The new home for the decentralized Web and product of ARK.io.
A governing hub in some Blockchain networks that requires collateral in order to operate and incentivizes node operators to secure the Blockchain. Watch Video
Informal term for maximum supply.
More: Maximum Supply
Theoretical limit for the total supply of a specific cryptoasset.
Staging area for unconfirmed transactions in the node software. Watch Video
Small transactions enabled by a cryptoasset. Can range from fractions of a cent to a few dollars depending on circumstance.
Multi-word phrase that unlocks access to a wallet address. Usually 12, 13, or 24 words separated by space characters, and should be secured and never shared. Watch Video
More: Wallet Address
Application for mobile devices that allows users to interface with Blockchains, execute transactions, and check balances. Watch Video
Component of ARK Core serving a critical core function.
More: ARK Core
Deprecated term for Multitransfer.
Informal term for Multisignature.
Specialized transaction type involving multiple wallet addresses that sign transactions as a group.
Specialized transaction type involving one wallet address signing a single transaction with multiple recipients.
Network condition where consensus cannot be reached due to no particular group achieving a majority. In DPoS, this is address through total Active Delegate slots being a prime number.
Collection of nodes that communicate with one another to form a system.
A software instance on a Blockchain network responsible for participating in consensus, maintaining the ledger, servicing or relaying transactions, or all of the above. Watch Video
Person or group of people responsible for maintaining a node.
Node Package Manager
Runtime engine used for ARK products and open source projects.
More: Open Source
Simplest way to manage Blockchain nodes from within a web browser. Product of ARK.io.
Wallet that does not transfer custody of a cryptoasset to another party for safekeeping. The primary owner of funds retains custody the entire time they are using the wallet.
Type of indivisible cryptoasset representing a unique coin or token that exists nowhere else on the network. Watch Video
Activity that does not involve a transaction on a Blockchain.
See Cold Storage
Activity occurring as a part of the Blockchain, represented by transactions on the network and updates to the ledger.
Code that is publicly available and usable via special licenses. Watch Video
An intermediary between off-chain and on-chain data.
Conflict in security, authenticity, and trust between third-party oracles and the trustless execution of a Blockchain network.
The simplest way for developers to interface with over a dozen popular Blockchain technologies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cardano, Polkadot, Solana, and more…
A server-node participating in a peer-to-peer network.
Protocol that uses replicable nodes with verifiable data rather than centralized servers and data centers. Watch Video
Blockchain that may place some restrictive conditions on how transactions execute, or who participates in consensus.
Describes the ability to participate in consensus or execute transactions without approval, provided any fee is paid.
Personally Identifiable Information
Describes sensitive personal information, as described in GDPR guidelines.
Component that extends either an application or Blockchain core software.
Point. Click. Blockchain.
Prior slogan for ARK.io, since replaced by ‘The Simplest Way to Blockchain.’
Powered by ARK
Describes a network, service, or business that implements ARK technology.
Describes either a network that requires access to view its data, or a permissioned Blockchain.
Sensitive half of a key pair used to decrypt data encrypted by the public key and sign messages. Usually hashed to derive a mnemonic, as is the case in networks using BIP-39.
A live implementation of technology created to showcase its capabilities.
Consensus mechanism where all coin holders enter a lottery to add new blocks and receive new coins, weighted by the holdings within each address. Consumes far less electricity than PoW. Watch Video
Consensus mechanism where miners race to solve complex mathematical problems, adding new blocks and generating new coins. Miners consume large quantities of electricity to do this. Watch Video
Method by which different nodes of a network communicate with each other.
In interoperability, refers to a protocol that can function across the disparate protocols of each network in question.
In interoperability, refers to a protocol that requires identical protocols within each network in question in order to function.
Enterprise services subsidiary of ARK.io. Enables organizations to solve real business challenges through the power of custom Blockchain solutions.
Describes a public method by which the randomness of a process can be confirmed.
See Payvo SDK
Describes using identifiers in a network that can be resolved and tracked, but not necessarily linked to a known party.
A Blockchain where anyone can participate in consensus or execute transactions without permission or special access.
Public half of a key pair, an alphanumeric string used to encrypt data in public key cryptography.
Live implementation of a Blockchain network, featuring real transactions that carry real-world value.
A graphical method to store URLs, mnemonics, addresses, or other strings as a type of two-dimensional barcode. Readable by cameras that interpret and act on the data.
Desired network state in a consensus mechanism where the necessary number of nodes are in agreement on the state of the Blockchain and ledger.
Proof-of-Concept Blockchain developed within the ARK Grants Program to showcase the use case of IoT using ARK technology.
Method, usually represented as a mnemonic, that restores balances and access to funds in a wallet application. Usually specific to that application and does not play a role in the Blockchain itself.
Registered Delegate Address
A wallet address that has executed a special transaction to register a Delegate name
In ARK DPoS, a node that maintains a copy of the ledger, relays transactions to Delegate Nodes, and provides API access, but does not participate in coin minting or transaction confirmation.
Informal term for reorganization.
In Blockchain, an event that occurs when the ledger is rearranged via rollback or some takeover in the consensus mechanism. Occurs during certain types of attacks.
List of wallet addresses with the highest balances in a Blockchain network.
Event that takes place when confirmed transactions and blocks return to the mempool as unconfirmed transactions. Usually follows with replaying the transactions to restore the ledger.
One complete run-through in Delegated Proof-of-Stake where each Delegate has had a turn to generate a new block. The total length of time is determined by DelegateCount*BlockTime.
Digital signature scheme known for its simplicity, among the first whose security is based on the intractability of certain discrete logarithm problems.
Additional mnemonic used for increasing the security of a wallet address in ARK-based networks. Adds an additional twelve words to the existing twelve word mnemonic for an address.
Second Signature Registration
Transaction type that allows for a second passphrase to be added to the existing passphrase of a wallet address.
Initial node-servers that initially start up a Blockchain.
Participant of a Multisignature scheme. Represented by a wallet address.
Simple Payment Verification
System that enables lite clients to verify that a transaction has been included in a ledger.
Brand name of the ARK interoperability protocol.
A saved state of the ledger that can be used during rollbacks. Managed by ARK Snapshot Manager.
A backwards-compatible protocol upgrade to a Blockchain network that does not result in a hard fork.
Software Development Kit
Library of functions available for use in an application. Can be used to interface with ARK API using a variety of popular programming languages including TypeScript, PHP, Java, Go, Python, and C++.
More: ARK API
A split in the codebase of software, where a new copy is created that deviates from the previous copy.
Standalone Blockchain that does not rely on any other network to function.
In ARK DPoS, a Delegate that does not have sufficient Voting Power to participate in the consensus mechanism.
Fee structure in which the network has one unchanging fee to execute a transaction. Fees do not rise and fall based on network activity, as they do with Dynamic Fees.
Supply Growth Rate
Attack vector where relay nodes run by bad actors overpower relay nodes aiming to secure the network.
Collection of frameworks, modules, applications, and libraries.
BFT-based PoS protocol that improves finality for PoS consensus mechanisms.
A single-node implementation of Blockchain technology that simulates the consensus mechanism of a live multi-node network.
Informal term for Test Network.
More: Test Network
Quantity of transactions that can be confirmed in either one block or one second, depending on context.
Abbreviated cryptoasset name used in a block explorer or an exchange’s user interface.
Deprecated term for ARK Grants Program.
More: ARK Grants Program
Cryptoasset that operates on an underlying Blockchain network that already contains its own native cryptoasset.
Token Generation Event
When launching a coin or token, refers to the act of creating a Genesis Block and initial supply.
Representing ownership of an asset through tokens or coins on a Blockchain.
Economic model for a cryptoasset that outlines its cases for being used in a Blockchain network.
Total amount of coins or tokens currently existing on the network, including any supply held in genesis address or other pre-circulation fund. Does not include any future generated supply.
An exchange of data or value between Blockchain addresses or networks.
Payment made to node operators when a user executes a transaction on a Blockchain network.
Alphanumeric identifier unique to a Blockchain network for a specific transaction.
An additional method to authenticate accounts on products such as Deployer and MarketSquare. This optional method uses your mobile device to confirm each successful login attempt.
See Transaction ID
In ARK DPoS, transaction type that unassigns Voting Power that has been previously assigned to a Delegate with a Vote transaction.
Specific reason for implementing Blockchain technology. May also apply to a specific industry.
Act of confirming a block by an Active Delegate and including it in the ledger.
See Active Delegate
Specialized wallet address that contains some recognizable word or phrase as a part of the address itself.
A memo text field used on the ARK Public Network for storing additional data on the ledger. Commands, code, transaction details, or other strings can be stored.
Virtual Private Server
A virtual machine running in the Cloud that behaves just like a bare metal server, usually offered as a service with monthly costs that vary based on specifications and bandwidth.
In ARK DPoS, transaction type that assigns Vote Weight to a Delegate.
See Voting Power
In ARK DPoS, wallet address that has executed a Vote transaction.
In ARK DPoS, quantifiable amount of influence that a voter could assign to a Delegate, where for every 1 ARK stored in the address, 1 Voting Power is granted.
Software application, hardware device, or non-electronic method for managing and storing a cryptoasset.
Sequence of alphanumeric characters associated with a location on a Blockchain to store coins, tokens, files, or other value or data.
Wallet Import Format
Standardized schema for wallet data used for imports into a wallet application.
An address that is viewable in a wallet application, where the mnemonic or private key is not stored. Only the balance and transaction history is available, and transactions cannot be executed.
Web application used to manage a cryptoasset from within a browser window.
A listener that can be deployed within ARK Core to interface with external web services or clients.
More: ARK Core
See ARK Whitepaper
A process that allows investors to deposit assets into a lending protocol to earn rewards from trading fees on a network. Watch Video