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Stardust protocol is the successor to IOTA 1.5, also known as Chrysalis, that transforms IOTA into a multi-asset ledger and enables the operation of IOTA Smart Contracts. This page outlines the new concepts and differences compared to Chrysalis, furthermore gives an overview of different components of the IOTA technology stack.

Stardust debuts on Shimmer, the new staging network for IOTA, before being fully supported on the IOTA Mainnet.

This is the technical documentation for developers. For updates and network status, please visit