Improvements to the NEAR standards and protocol are overseen by various developer working groups with support from the community. These working groups discuss and vote on NEAR Enhancement Proposals (NEPs), which are also used to establish the protocol’s roadmap trajectory.
Developer Working Groups
01 | Protocol Working Group
Supporting the ongoing innovation of the NEAR Protocol.
NEPs IN REVIEW
02 | Contract Standards Working Group
Coordinating the contribution to the NEAR dapp standards.
NEPs IN REVIEW
03 | Wallet Standards Group
Coordinating the contribution to the NEAR wallet standards.
Developer Community Groups
Are you passionate about a particular topic? Do you want to explore new ideas with like-minded individuals? Developer Community Groups make it easy to collaborate with other people in the community about your concerns and ideas for evolving the NEAR ecosystem.
Zero-knowledge (ZK) is one of the most promising and mind-blowing technologies in the blockchain space. This community group consists of ZK experts and organizations who have a shared goal of developing a ZK ecosystem on NEAR. It is also open to anyone who is interested in ZK and its applications.
NEAR Wallet Builder
A community of NEAR wallet founders, builders and core-contributors that are dedicated to ensuring security and innovation of the NEAR wallet ecosystem. The group is broken into three sub groups : Onboarding & Payments, Custody & Recovery, and Mobile & Integrations.
NFTs are pivotal infrastructure for onboarding the next set of dApps and use cases into the NEAR Ecosystem. This community group consists of NFT builders in the NEAR ecosystem who are interested in working together to build open-source tools intended to be adopted by the greater NFT community.
A community of NEAR blockchain Protocol contributors, focused on changes to the ongoing innovation of the NEAR Protocol. This group consists of protocol contributors, idea generators, feature proposers & implementers. This group is also extended to include network validators and node operators.