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Blockchain components

What is a blockchain component?

For the context of the ICON technical documentation, a blockchain component is an umbrella term that refers to key computational processes or data structures that are logically separated. These utilities, or components, are useful to help people understand how ICON works and how blockchain works in general.

What are the blockchain components of the ICON Network?

Some blockchain components are listed below. Please feel free to add to this list and create a corresponding documentation section for important components not already listed here or explained in another part of these documentations.