Polygon (formerly known as Matic Network) is a decentralized platform that provides infrastructure for building and connecting Ethereum-compatible blockchain networks. It is designed to be a scalable and secure layer 2 solutions for Ethereum, which aims to improve the speed and affordability of transactions on the Ethereum network.
This is part 3 in a 4 step tutorial to minting NFTs on Polygon where we’ll deploy an NFT to the Mumbai test network for Polygon.
Why should you learn how to mint NFTs on Polygon? Well, there is a rumor floating around that Coinbase is going to leverage Polygon for their NFT platform. Why would Coinbase use Polygon, the L2 layer that sits on top of Ethereum? The gas prices on Polygon are cheap and the protocol works.