What is Ethereum?
Sablier is built on top of Ethereum, a global, open-source platform for decentralized applications. You can read more about it on their official website.
What are smart contracts?
Permission-less scripts that:
- Run on Ethereum
- Cannot be modified once deployed
- Do exactly what you tell them to do
What are Arbitrum, Avalanche, BSC, Optimism, Polygon and Ronin?
These are Ethereum-like chains that can run Ethereum smart contracts. Sablier is available on all of these chains. Please refer to their associated documentation for more information:
What is ERC-20?
Acronym that stands the "Ethereum Requests for Comments" number 20. It is the most popular technical standard on Ethereum and can be used for printing a currency.
Sablier is compatible with ERC-20 tokens only, such as DAI or USDC.
What is a stream?
A real-time payment, made up of six properties:
|Deposit||Total amount of tokens to stream|
|Token||ERC-20 token address|
|Start time||The Unix timestamp when the streaming starts|
|Stop time||The Unix timestamp when the streaming stops|