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Weekly development report as of 2024-07-19
Emmanuel

Weekly development report as of 2024-07-19

CORE TECHNOLOGY As the ledger team awaits the Chang upgrade, the focus has shifted towards extensive testing. Current efforts are primarily dedicated to writing unit tests and conducting conformance testing. This thorough testing is crucial to ensure that all systems are robust and fully prepared for the upcoming transition to the Conway era. WALLETS AND S...
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Weekly development report as of 2024-07-12
Emmanuel

Weekly development report as of 2024-07-12

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the teams released node version 9.0.0. This is a significant milestone for the Cardano network as it includes all the necessary changes to facilitate the Conway ledger era. Some key features include: On-chain governance via CIP-1694  Plutus V1 reference scripts support Plutus script signature support through CIP-69.  This rele...
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Weekly development report as of 2024-07-05
Emmanuel

Weekly development report as of 2024-07-05

CORE TECHNOLOGY Last week, the core technology teams released Cardano node v.8.12.2, which improves the bootstrap peer networking feature.    Over the last few weeks, the ledger team focused on constraint generator testing, conformance test plumbing, adding more scripts to the Alonzo UTXO specification, and other testing initiatives. In terms of infrastruc...
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Weekly development report as of 2024-06-28
Emmanuel

Weekly development report as of 2024-06-28

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the consensus team supported debugging activities related to bootstrap nodes and merged various improvements to the db-X tools. In particular, they significantly optimized the db-truncater, which is regularly used by community members on SanchoNet, in terms of speed. The performance and tracing team released benchmarks for node v...
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Weekly development report as of 2024-06-21
Emmanuel

Weekly development report as of 2024-06-21

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the ledger team reached a major milestone by implementing CIP-0069, which enhances PlutusV3 functionality by making spending datums optional and enforcing all scripts to have exactly one argument. This feature allows spending scripts to be used for other purposes, such as minting. Additionally, they fixed several important bugs, ...
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Cardano’s Vasil upgrade: what to expect
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6 types of blockchain consensus mechanisms
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A list of community-built developer tools on Cardano
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Cardano's foundational research overview
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