TL;DR: Crypto Dev Digest (CDD) documents cryptocurrency development, highlighting the projects and persons working under the hood. Ethereum nodes ready for Muir Glacier. SLP tokens are getting much more development attention, as this digest proves. Dash will test on EvoNet soon. Zcash makes its first shielded transaction on iOS, and much, much more.
SLP Tokens are Getting More Development Attention
Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens are built upon the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) chain, an answer or iteration on the relative complexity of Ethereum’s ERC20 tokens, the industry standard. SLP tokens are considerably easier to mint, and since 2018 have really taken off. One metric to watch is the amount of brainpower dedicated to their continual development.
David R. Allen recently hosted an inaugural meeting of some key SLP developers. It’s a fascinating look at the project’s short history, from the first three devs associated to the boom in token creation midway through 2019 to the present day. Chris Troutner, James Cramer, Drew Davis, Vin Armani, Mark Lundeberg, and Tobias Ruck participated.
It was particularly interesting to hear from Cramer who, for all intents and purposes, appears to be, along with Jonald Fyookball, the father of SLPs as we’re beginning to understand them. He takes viewers through its evolution, how decisions made about architecture impacted others, and also how his spinning off features created waves of creativity.
Makes Sense for Steam
"We may re-evaluate whether Bitcoin makes sense for us and for the Steam community at a later date."
— Jonathan Silverblood (@monsterbitar) December 16, 2019
BCH Member Server is Now Available
SLP Dev Bounties
SLP needs you! Help support SLP's ecosystem development and earn rewards! Project types include C++, MongoDB, Post Office, SLPDB, Smart Contract, SWIG, Typescript. Check out https://t.co/H6A8DaLCvA for more info – https://t.co/xX69hbcnpx pic.twitter.com/kTZkoAHNFe
— Simple Ledger Protocol (@SimpleLedger) December 16, 2019
slp-sdk v4.14.0 Released
slp-sdk v4.14.0 released to fix a bug in tokenUtxoDetails()https://t.co/9s9KvffhNw
— Chris Troutner (@christroutner) December 16, 2019
Bitcoin Cash Developers Meeting 18 Now Live
SLP Support Into bitcoincashj: First Tx
slp-cli-wallet Now Includes a Burn-Tokens Command
— Chris Troutner (@christroutner) December 19, 2019
Fountainhead.cash Hosting Own BCHD Node
Great to see the BCHD node ecosystem expanding. =) https://t.co/Wt8FIII4Yj
— Josh Ellithorpe (@zquestz) December 20, 2019
Satoshiwall Prices Denominated in USD by Default
💵 Paywall prices are now denominated in $USD by default instead of 'sats'.
💸 The $BCH amount to be paid is determined by current exchange rates.
— Satoshiwall (@satoshiwall) December 22, 2019
Ethereum Muir Glacier Upgrade Happening January 1, 2020
[IMPORTANT] Upgrade your nodes for the Muir Glacier upgrade happening on Jan. 1, 2020! See more here: https://t.co/hJRTHY9Gj1
— Ethereum (@ethereum) December 23, 2019
World’s First SLP Telegram Dice Bot
World's FIRST #SLP telegram dice bot!
— spice.casa (@SpiceCasa) December 23, 2019
Bitcoin ABC 0.20.9 Released
Bitcoin ABC 0.20.9 has been released. This release includes bug fixes for the wallet and low fee transactions, as well as RPC improvements for getblock/getblockheader. Download it here: https://t.co/Iugl4yIOMG #bitcoincash #bch #bitcoin
— Bitcoin ABC (@Bitcoin_ABC) December 23, 2019
bch-js v2.1.7 Released
bch-js v2.1.7 released. Fixes a rounding error bug that can corrupt SLP token sends.https://t.co/rmoCIsuPvk
— Chris Troutner (@christroutner) December 24, 2019
Dash Platform on EvoNet Before End of Year
1) We are happy to announce that on Monday, December 30th, we plan to release Dash Platform on EvoNet, our public testing environment for Evolution features.
A blog post will be published on Monday that will detail the release and the public testing plan.
— DASH (@Dashpay) December 27, 2019
Reopened Pull Request for OP_REVERSE
I reopened my pull request for OP_REVERSE I wrote months back, because while I think it would be a good idea to have a better Script system altogether at some point, we also need to work with what we got and improve it.https://t.co/rl3WkIuX4L
— Tobias Ruck (@TobiasRuck) December 27, 2019
First Shielded Zcash Tx From iOS
First fully shielded Zcash transaction sent from an iOS device. Bring on 2020! https://t.co/5qX55xeBmf
— Josh Swihart (@jswihart) December 27, 2019
CashFusion Gets Polite Nod from Wasabi Wallet Dev
I am not convinced if this is true, but if it is, it's a game changer in Bitcoin privacy!
— nopara73 (@nopara73) December 27, 2019
Discussing Possible Improvements to Script in BCH
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