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Developer Update — 05/04/2018

The following is a brief report from developers and contributors working on the release of the main chain. The document itself is comprised of current issues being solved, subsequent steps once those issues have been resolved, and details of previous completed issues.

Hcash would like to thank all invested developers and community members for their tireless efforts in developing the main chain.

  • Preparing for the main chain release
  • Continuing building the alpha version of the H[x] mobile wallet
  • Continuing the exploration for new mining software
  • Continuing building up the developer community
  • Hxd and HxWallet refactors
  • Adding and improving documentation
  • Continuing wallet, explorer and stakepool improvements
  • Beginning Side-DAG research and development

Hxd — Node daemon for H[x]:

  • Finalizing parameters for the main chain
  • Refactoring the codebase for efficiency and stability
  • Improving documentation

HxWallet — CLI wallet for H[x]:

  • Refactoring the codebase for efficiency and stability
  • Improving documentation

Hxify — GUI desktop wallet for H[x]:

  • Testing and improving stakepool auto-enrollment

H[x] mobile wallet:

  • Working toward alpha release

Hxplorer — Block Explorer for H[x]:

  • Adding data visualization for staking and voting

StakeHx — Stakepool for H[x]:

  • Redesigning stakepool interface
  • Improving wallet redundancy

Side-DAG — Interoperable sidechain:

  • Determining best development direction for interoperability
  • Researching enhancements to directed acyclic graph protocols
  • BLISS refactor to allow easier expansions to new signature schemes
  • Begin Lightning Network daemon implementation
  • Rust daemon implementation
  • Explore SPV solutions and contributions to Decred and H[x] projects
  • Increase focus on Side-DAG interoperability research and development
  • Explore quantum resistant linkable ring signatures implementation

Hxd — Node daemon for H[x]:

  • Main chain version release
  • Complete refactor to v1.2.0

Hxwallet — CLI wallet for H[x]:

  • Main chain version release
  • Complete refactor to v1.2.0
  • Complete refactor of BLISS implementation
  • Add multisig functionality for postquantum addresses
  • Add staking functionality for postquantum addresses

Hxify — GUI desktop wallet for H[x]:

  • Improve staking UX

H[x] Mobile wallet:

  • Alpha release
  • Mobile multisig
  • Mobile staking

Hxplorer — Block Explorer for H[x]:

  • New data visualization options for staking and voting
  • Browse stakepools

StakeHx — Stakepool for H[x]:

  • User vote selection within stakepool
  • Increase stakepool options

Side-DAG — Interoperable sidechain with support for advanced features:

  • Writing and testing chosen implementations
  • Writing and publishing corresponding yellow papers for the DAG and interoperability
  • Tested the security, stability and reliability of the RC1 Test Network to determine its viability for live use
  • Tested and applied improvements for the final release candidate for the main chain
  • Improved staking for cross-platform desktop GUI wallet
  • Improved Block Explorer to highlight postquantum functionality
  • Improved stakepool for increased stability

Hxd — Node daemon for H[x]:

  • RC1 testing completed
  • Code added to improve stability of block creation and propagation

Hxwallet — CLI wallet for H[x]:

  • RC1 testing completed
  • Code added to improve stability for voting in cases on long orphan chains

Hxify — GUI desktop wallet for H[x]:

  • Improved UX simplicity
  • Added UI refinements
  • Seed phrase clipboard handling refined for security
  • Startup stability improved

H[x] Mobile wallet:

  • Forked copay and determined feature scope
  • Development started

Hxplorer — Block Explorer for H[x]:

  • Added highlighting for postquantum addresses and transactions
  • Added data visualization for postquantum balances and activity
  • Added hashrate visualization for PoW
  • Improved mobile experience
  • Cleaned up UX/UI

StakeHx — Stakepool for H[x]:

  • Improved wallet redundancy
  • Improved service stability

HxFaucet — Testnet faucet for H[x]:

  • Version 1.0 completed

Thanks to each and every contributor working on this project! Every contributor’s role is critical to the ongoing improvement and adoption of decentralized technology and the ecosystem wouldn’t be where it is today without you!

If you are interested in contributing code, design, translations or engagement please visit the Hybrid Network’s Keybase chat or submit a PR to GitHub!

If you have any technical questions, or would like to contribute, then please join the Hybrid Network.

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