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Weekly development report as of 2024-03-01
Emmanuel

Weekly development report as of 2024-03-01

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the ledger team added reference script support for Plutus V1 in Conway. The team is now writing tests, improving tooling, and fixing Conway-related bugs. This development comes with significant bug fixes, particularly addressing inaccuracies in stake distribution for DReps and stake pools. SMART CONTRACTS The Plutus team began i...
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Weekly development report as of 2024-02-23
Emmanuel

Weekly development report as of 2024-02-23

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the networking team worked on the integration of bootstrap peers with cardano-node to improve network connectivity. cardano-node-8.9 will be the first node to support this feature with more improvements to come gradually. The team also improved connections related to remote destinations, continued working on the tx-submission deci...
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Weekly development report as of 2024-02-16
Emmanuel

Weekly development report as of 2024-02-16

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the core technology teams released Cardano node v.8.8.0-pre, which enables testing Plutus V3 scripts on SanchoNet. Read more in the Voltaire section.  DB-Sync started integration with the latest version of the Cardano node. The ledger team focused on implementing fixes, writing tests, and improving testing frameworks. Critical b...
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Weekly development report as of 2023-12-15
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2023-12-15

Dear community members, please note that this is the last development update in 2023. We will resume publishing on January 12, 2024.  Wishing you all joyful holidays and a fantastic New Year! 🎄🎉 May the coming year bring new achievements, exciting developments, and continued success.  CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the core technology teams released node v....
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Weekly development report as of 2024-02-09
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2024-02-09

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the networking team merged changes related to bootstrap peers into the ouroboros-network repository and continued integration and testing using an early development version of cardano-node. In collaboration with DripDropz, the IOG team fixed a mistake in the CDDL specification that resulted in misleading documentation. The team al...
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Weekly development report as of 2023-12-08
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2023-12-08

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the performance team released benchmarking for node v.8.7.0 and performed the first-ever Conway benchmarks. They also worked on quality improvements to the tracing output and added a new test suite among other initiatives.  Over the past two weeks, the ledger team implemented the initial version of Conway conformance testing. Thi...
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Weekly development report as of 2023-12-01
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2023-12-01

CORE TECHNOLOGY Over the past few weeks, the site reliability engineering (SRE) team have continued working on Cardano environment improvements and general maintenance. Particularly, they updated the Cardano node’s Nixos service to support SIGHUP peer-to-peer (P2P) topology reloading when the useSystemdReload option is enabled. The consensus team implement...
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Weekly development report as of 2024-02-02
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2024-02-02

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the DB Sync team prepared and tested a new db-sync version for mainnet and continued integrating Conway functionality also extending its modularity. As always, see this technical development report for more details from different teams. SMART CONTRACTS This week, the Marlowe team continued working on marlowe-cardano by creating...
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Weekly development report as of 2023-11-24
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2023-11-24

This week, the core technology teams published the initial security analysis and responses for CIP-1694. The analysis covers various aspects, such as the constitutional committee, committee size, terms, registered DReps, ratification, content, protocol parameter groups, votes, separation of hard fork initiation from standard protocol parameter changes, and p...
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Weekly development report as of 2023-11-17
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2023-11-17

CORE TECHNOLOGY Over the past two weeks, the consensus team managed to run a UTXO-HD capable node in legacy mode, maintaining the baseline memory usage while keeping all the ledger state in memory (as the current node does). This legacy mode could provide an alternative for releasing a UTXO-HD capable node where users can choose whether or not to store the ...
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Weekly development report as of 2023-11-10
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2023-11-10

This week, the core technology teams continued working on node, networking, and consensus enhancements.  Over the last few weeks, the ledger team focused on the quality improvements of the Conway era implementation and the tooling used for ledger testing. They resolved several bugs related to the correct usage of DRep thresholds for ratification, treasury w...
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Weekly development report as of 2024-01-26
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2024-01-26

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the networking team worked on the integration of bootstrap peers with the Cardano node in an experimental branch and continued working on the tx-submission feature. They also collaborated with the CF on peer sharing improvements, compiled ouroboros-network packages with GHC-9.8, and modified the local-state-query mini-protocol to ...
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Weekly development report as of 2024-01-19
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2024-01-19

CORE TECHNOLOGY Over the past few weeks, the ledger team implemented many features, including new ledger events, increasing the limit of the URL length, enabling consensus queries, and JSON instances. This was required for implementation testing of a reliable transaction fee estimation function, which is also available for cardano-cli now.  The team also a...
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Weekly development report as of 2024-01-12
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2024-01-12

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the core technology teams released node v.8.7.3, which addresses a minor fix in ouroboros-network. This release resolves an issue in the outbound-governor where, under rare but reproducible conditions, the governor could lose track of certain outbound connections, such as a local root or another node. Benchmarking reports relevant...
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Weekly development report as of 2023-11-03
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2023-11-03

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, many IOG teams are at the Cardano Summit 2023, contributing to the annual event with keynotes, panels, masterclasses, and a strong booth lineup of products and services on display. Read this blog post for more details.  The networking team continued working on bootstrapping peers, investigated CI processes, tested protocols and c...
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Weekly development report as of 2023-10-27
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2023-10-27

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the core technology teams continued working on node, networking, and consensus improvements. As always, see this technical development report for more details from different teams. SMART CONTRACTS This week, the Plutus tools team continued working on the Marconi API queries, Cardano node emulator for integration testing, and ke...
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Weekly development report as of 2023-10-20
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2023-10-20

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the ledger team focused on constraint-based testing and roundtrip serialization, which led to fixing a bug in the Conway Genesis serialization. They also worked on a Conway specialized ledger query for getting the constitutional committee state and preventing the submission of proposal procedures with no valid path to enactment. ...
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Weekly development report as of 2023-10-13
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2023-10-13

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the networking team focused on bootstrap peers' functionality review and typed protocols performance investigation.  The performance and tracing team continued the benchmarking of UTXO-HD, performed benchmarks for the new tracing system, and developed strategies for future benchmarks of Plutus v3 and UTXO-HD on-disk backing stora...
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Weekly development report as of 2023-10-06
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2023-10-06

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the ledger team achieved several milestones in Conway-related development. They fully implemented the constitutional committee, addressed governance actions related to treasury withdrawals, ensuring they now operate as expected, and enforced compliance with transaction rules by verifying the current treasury amount. They also impl...
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Weekly development report as of 2023-09-22
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2023-09-22

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week in core technology, the networking team focused on developing bootstrap peers, worked on the node v.8.4.0-pre release, and published the new versions of ouroboros-consensus, cardano-api, and cardano-cli. Work is ongoing on typed protocols; the team updated the future typed-protocols-0.2.0.0 and their integration with cardano-node. ...
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