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A curated list of awesome projects and resources related to the Substrate blockchain development framework.
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An awesome list is a list of awesome things curated by the Substrate community.

Substrate is a framework for building upgradable, modular and efficient blockchains. Substrate is an open-source library of Rust code that is maintained by Parity Technologies. Source code available on GitHubstars6.5k.





  • Technical Chat - Ask questions & chat with other Substrate developers.
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  • Reddit - Official subreddit.



  • Official - Published by Parity.
  • DotLeap - Polkadot and Substrate Community blog and newsletter.



  • Basestars498 - Minimal FRAME-based node, ready for hacking.
  • Parachainstars115 - Cumulus enabled Substrate node, ready for hacking.
  • Frontierstars7 - Fronter enabled EVM and Ethereum RPC compatible Substrate node, ready for hacking.
  • Front-Endstars189 - Polkadot-JS API and React app to build front-ends for Substrate-based chains.
  • substrate-stencil - A template for a Substrate node that includes staking and governance capabilities.

FRAME Pallets

Framework Extensions

  • FRAME - A system for building Substrate runtimes.
  • ink!stars747 - Rust smart contract language for Substrate chains.
  • Cumulusstars408 - A set of tools for writing Substrate-based Polkadot parachains.
  • Bridgesstars173 - A collection of tools for cross-chain communication.
  • Frontierstars274 - End-to-end Ethereum emulation for Substrate chains.
  • Polkadot-JS - Rich JavaScript API framework for front-end development.
  • IntegriTEE - Trusted off-chain execution framework that uses Intel SGX trusted execution environments.

Client Libraries



  • Polkadot-JS Apps UI - Semi-official block explorer & front-end for Substrate-based chains.
  • Polkadot-JS Extensionstars392 - Browser extension for interacting with Substrate-based chains.
  • Polkadot Tool Index - List of tools available for your development with Polkadot and any Substrate chain including Block Explorers, Wallets, Network Monitoring & Reporting, Clients, Benchmarking, Fuzzing, Forking, SCALE Codec, CLI Tools and much more.
  • Sidecarstars143 - REST service that runs alongside Substrate nodes.
  • Archivestars138 - Indexing engine for Substrate chains.
  • TxWrapperstars60 - Helpful library for offline transaction creation.
  • Substatestars1 - 100% no-std/wasm compatible Substrate storage key generator library for Rust.
  • Subkey - Command line utility for working with cryptographic keys.
  • Polkascan - Multi-chain block explorer maintained by Polkascan Foundation.
  • VSCode Substrate - Plugin for Visual Studio Code.
  • Parity Signer - Upcycle an unused mobile phone into an air-gapped hardware wallet.
  • Fork Off Substratestars65 - Script to help bootstrap a new chain with the state of a running chain.
  • Substrate debug-kitstars90 - A collection of tools and libraries for debugging Substrate-based chains, including offline-election, which is a tool that is used to predict nominated proof-of-stake elections.
  • sup - Command line tool for generating or upgrading a Substrate node.
  • Substrate Dev Hub Utilsstars4 - Unofficial utilities for working with official Substrate Developer Hub resources.
  • Subscan - Multi-network explorer for Substrate-based chains.
  • Substrate Docker Buildersstars14 - A set of Dockerfiles and GitHub Actions to auto-build and push a Docker image for Substrate-based chains.
  • Halvastars32 - A toolchain for improving the experience of developing on Substrate.
  • offchain::ipfs - Substrate infused with IPFS.
  • Gantree Librarystars11 - A suite of technologies for managing Substrate-powered parachain networks via rapid spin-up & tear-down.
  • Redspotstars50 - A Truffle-like toolkit for smart contracts for the FRAME Contracts pallet.
  • Proxy Hot Wallet Demostars15 - A demonstration of a secure, convenient, and flexible hot wallet architecture built on Substrate primitives.
  • Substrate Faucet Botstars2 - Python-based faucet for development purposes.
  • Hydrastars41 - A GraphQL framework for Substrate nodes.
  • Substrate Graphstars26 - GraphQL indexer for Substrate-based chains.
  • SubQuery - A GraphQL indexer and query service that allows users to easily create indexed data sources and host them online for free.
  • Megaclitestars1 - Zero-knowledge tools for the Polkadot ecosystem.
  • Europastars65 - A sandbox for the Substrate runtime execution environment.
  • Jupiterstars49 - Testnet for smart contracts written for the FRAME Contracts pallet.
  • Staking Rewards Collectorstars48 - A script to parse and output staking rewards for a given Kusama or Polkadot address and cross-reference them with daily price data.
  • polkadot-launch - Simple CLI tool to launch a local Polkadot test network.
  • polkadot-starship - Another tool to launch a local Polkadot test network, with emphasis on the ability to run big testnets.
  • substrate-js-utils - A set of useful JavaScript utilities for Substrate that uses the Polkadot{JS} API. Also deployed as a website.
  • substrate-graph-benchmarks - Graph the benchmark output of FRAME pallets.
  • substrate-balance-calculator - Breakdown the balances of your Substrate account.
  • substrate-balance-graph - Create a graph of the token balance over time of a Substrate address.
  • polkadot-js-bundle - A standalone JS bundle that contains Polkadot{JS} libraries.
  • substrate-society - A basic front-end for the FRAME Society pallet.
  • - Scalable, decentralized database, file storage, and computation services for Substrate chains and more.
  • subsee - CLI to inspect metadata of a Substrate node as JSON.
  • polkadot-runtime-prom-exporter - A Prometheus exporter for Polkadot runtime metrics (modifiable for Substrate use).
  • subwasm - CLI to inspect a runtime WASM blob offline. It shows information, metadata and can compare runtimes. It can also help you fetch a runtime directly from a node.
  • srtool - Docker image to deterministically build a runtime.
  • srtool-cli - CLI frontend for the srtool Docker image.
  • srtool-actions - GitHub actions to easily use the srtool Docker image to build your own runtime.
  • SS58 Transform - Display key's addressees with all SS58 prefixes.

Products and Services

  • OnFinality - Free and paid services to shared Substrate based nodes.

Alternative Implementations



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  17. SCALE Codec
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