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Weekly development report as of 2022-11-11
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-11-11

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the core technology teams continued working on ledger, consensus, and networking improvements. IOG engineering teams are driving forward the open-source approach to sharing Cardano updates and are defining the libraries to be shared with the community. This is an ongoing process, but more teams are collaborating to share their w...
6 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-11-04
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-11-04

CORE TECHNOLOGY During the past two weeks, the consensus team continued working on UTXO HD prototype testing. They completed work on era transitions and backing store tests, and are steadily advancing mempool tests. The team collaborated with the research and networking teams on the Genesis design.  Finally, they kept investigating strategies for improving...
3 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-10-28
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-10-28

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the teams continued working on the node, ledger, consensus, and networking improvements. For a detailed overview, see this technical development report. WALLETS AND SERVICES  This week, the Daedalus team increased the minimum required disk space and released a new Daedalus pre-production version after the network respin.  Work...
2 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-10-21
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-10-21

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the ledger team continued addressing technical debt. The infrastructure for serialization schemes versioning is now in place. They took the first steps towards implementing proper support for the formal ledger repository, particularly by adding Nix builds and continuous integration support. They are now finalizing an investigation...
4 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-10-14
Ivan Irakoze

Weekly development report as of 2022-10-14

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the teams continued working on the node, ledger, consensus, and networking improvements. For a detailed overview, see this technical development report. WALLETS AND SERVICES This week, the Daedalus team added the latest cardano-wallet version to the upcoming release, which solves the minimum fee calculation issue.  Work is ong...
5 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-10-07
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-10-07

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the consensus team worked on improving the performance of the ChainSync jumping logic, which is needed for Genesis. They also rewrote the mempool implementation in the UTXO HD prototype that solved the issues preventing the team from running system-level benchmarks. Finally, the team improved the implementation of the sequence of ...
6 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-09-30
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-09-30

CORE TECHNOLOGY Following the Vasil upgrade triggered on September 22, the new Vasil capabilities became available on the Cardano mainnet on September 27. Developers can now use the Plutus V2 cost model, reference inputs, inline datums, and reference scripts, which boost DApp development and performance in terms of transaction size reduction, throughput, an...
4 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-09-23
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-09-23

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week on September 22, IOG together with Cardano Foundation triggered the hard fork combinator event to deploy Vasil at the protocol level. Full Vasil functionality, which includes support for reference inputs, inline datums, reference scripts, collateral outputs, and a new Plutus cost model, will become available to developers on mainne...
3 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development update as of 2022-09-16
Ivan Irakoze

Weekly development update as of 2022-09-16

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the node, ledger, and consensus teams continued preparing for the Vasil upgrade. The PreProduction environment will hard fork on the 19th, before the mainnet hard fork on the 22nd. The new node v.1.35.3 currently mints over 95% of SPO blocks, with the leading DApp projects also on track for the upgrade. Exchange liquidity is aro...
2 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development update as of 2022-09-09
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development update as of 2022-09-09

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the node, ledger, and consensus teams continued preparing for the Vasil upgrade.  Last Friday, the team announced that the Vasil hard fork would be triggered on September 22, which means that the Vasil capability will become available at the start of epoch 366 on September 27. In preparation for the hard fork, DApp projects, exc...
5 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-09-02
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-09-02

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the node, ledger, and consensus teams continued preparing for the Vasil upgrade.  Multiple stakeholders, including SPOs, exchanges, and DApp projects are upgrading their nodes, testing their code and other Cardano components ahead of the Vasil upgrade. To trigger the mainnet upgrade, IOG and the Cardano Foundation are targeting t...
4 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-08-26
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-08-26

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the node, ledger, and consensus teams continued preparing for the Vasil upgrade.  Projects and developers testing Vasil functionality are encouraged to upgrade their nodes to v.1.35.3 as well as all the compatible Cardano components.  If you’re taking part in Vasil testing, note that the Cardano testnet is no longer recommended ...
6 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-08-19
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-08-19

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the node, ledger, and consensus teams continued preparing for the Vasil upgrade. Following up the node v.1.35.3 release, the teams also deployed DB Sync v.13.0.4, Cardano Rosetta v.1.8.1, Cardano Addresses v.3.12.0, and Cardano Wallet v.2022-08-16. The serialization library is ready, and the teams continue upgrading other componen...
5 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-08-05
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-08-05

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the node, ledger, and consensus teams worked on node improvements and released node v.1.35.3-rc1 to support Vasil testing. The new node version can be now tested in the Vasil devnet.  A new dedicated pre-production environment has been spun up for the final stages of Vasil functionality testing. This environment offers improved c...
8 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-08-12
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-08-12

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the node, ledger, and consensus teams released node v.1.35.3. If no issues occur and the node works as intended, v.1.35.3 will trigger the Vasil mainnet upgrade. They also upgraded the serialization library, wallet backend, Rosetta, and GraphQL to the latest tags.  The consensus team continued working on UTXO HD performance prope...
6 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-07-29
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-07-29

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the node, ledger, and consensus teams worked on bug fixes found in node v.1.35.2 and are now preparing for node v.1.35.3 release. They also continued working on cryptographic primitives implementation after the Plutus cost model was updated on the Vasil testnet.  Work is ongoing on UTXO HD integration tests. The ledger team reduc...
6 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-07-22
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-07-22

CORE TECHNOLOGY The node, ledger, and consensus teams worked on the upcoming release of node v.1.35.2. This version will bring improvements and bug fixes found in the previous node versions during Vasil testing.  The teams continue testing Vasil functionality, working closely with DApps and projects building on Cardano. The Plutus V2 cost model was tempora...
9 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-07-15
Ivan Irakoze

Weekly development report as of 2022-07-15

CORE TECHNOLOGY The node, ledger, and consensus teams are now in the process of updating dependencies and working closely with SPOs and the community on testnet issue resolution. The teams created a few tags this week: the 1.35.1 node tag to solve a ledger issue, and the v.13.0.1 DB Sync tag, which is compatible with the latest node v.1.35.1. GraphQL, Roset...
6 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-07-08
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-07-08

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, on July 3 at 20:20 UTC the IOG teams hard forked the Cardano testnet to Vasil functionality. You can find out more about Vasil features by going to Cardano Testnets. The node, ledger, and consensus teams are now in the process of updating dependencies and working closely with SPOs and the community on testnet issue resolution. Th...
4 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score
Weekly development report as of 2022-07-01
Olga Hryniuk

Weekly development report as of 2022-07-01

CORE TECHNOLOGY This week, the node, ledger, and consensus teams released node v.1.35.0, which will be the final candidate for the mainnet Vasil hard fork. This node version will enable the use of new Plutus capabilities, including node and CLI support for reference inputs, inline datums, reference scripts, collateral output, and Plutus V2 primitives. Plutu...
4 up votes and 0 down votes. Total score