Episode 2 of our new podcast series "Decred in Depth" is out featuring developer Luke Powell covering topics such as Politeia, dcrtime, and the Decred contractor model. www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6yUVq97cd8
Decred project lead Jake Yocom-Piatt had a piece published on Coindesk entitled "Staking Isn’t Just a Way to Earn Crypto Money – And It Shouldn’t Be" examining the important role that PoS can play in crypto governance. www.coindesk.com/staking-isnt-just-a-way-to-earn-crypto-money-and-it-shouldnt-be
The May edition of the Decred Journal is out, covering the latest hard fork vote which activated DCP4, as well as a ton of Politeia proposals and community happenings. decredcommunity.org/blog/decred-journal-may-2019
April's edition of the Decred Journal is out, thanks to a more decentralized production effort. Read all about Politeia improvements, Lightning Network coming to testnet, and DCP0004 activating today. xaur.github.io/decred-news/journal/201904.html
Lightning has struck Decred! ⚡️⚡️⚡️ We're pleased to announce that the Lightning Network is now live on our testnet. For all the details see the article below by dev Matheus Degiovani. hackernoon.com/decred-wants-you-be-one-of-the-first-to-test-the-dcr-lightning-network-dd9ecf14d95e
We just released version 4.0 of dcrdata, it comes with a complete UI redesign, better performance and new charting features. Give it a spin. explorer.dcrdata.org/
Decred dev activity for Feb: 251 active PRs, 224 commits, 39K additions & 23K deletions across 3-8 devs per repo. "Go really is an amazing language. I don’t think I have felt so comfortable in a new language so quickly." - Jamie Holdstock, dev.
A wild fiat pair appears... We're pleased to announce that OKCoin (https://www.okcoin.com/) has listed Decred and offers a DCR/USD trading pair in addition to DCR/BTC and DCR/ETH. medium.com/@OKCoin/decred-dcr-now-listed-on-okcoin-a7ea9adea7b7
Another special Decerd event is taking place next week (March 12) in San Francisco. Our project lead Jake Yocom-Piatt will be joined by Chris Burniske of Placeholder as well as Tim Byun of OKCoin to discuss the future of crypto. Space is limited so register now! www.eventbrite.com/e/decred-okcoin-present-the-next-10-years-crypto-boom-bust-or-buidl-tickets-57549671617
If you're in SF, our inaugural meet up for the Decred community in San Francisco will be taking place tomorrow (March 6th). Decred dev Luke Powell will be presenting along with Chris Burniske and Alex Evans from Placeholder, be sure to check it out. www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-Decred-Meetup/events/259126130/
Brief snapshot of public Decred dev activity for Jan. 242 active PRs, 243 commits, 60K additions & 47K deletions across 2-8 devs per repo.
The January issue of Decred Journal is out, covering Jan (and early Feb). Highlights include: v1.4.0 release of core software (includes new consensus rules vote), release of dcrandroid, DEX proposal, messaging progress and some relevant external news. xaur.github.io/decred-news/journal/201901.html
Decred project lead Jake Yocom-Piatt was featured in a Forbes piece: "No More Trading Or Listing Fees? Decred Releases New DEX Proposal" www.forbes.com/sites/leslieankney/2019/02/04/no-more-trading-or-listing-fees-decred-releases-new-dex-proposal/
Brief snapshot of public Decred dev activity for Dec. 230 active PRs, 196 commits, 33K additions & 106K deletions across 3-9 devs per repo. "WARNING: reading Decred docs may cause dizziness, change in belief systems, and loss of maximalism." - Seth Benton, dcrdocs dev
Decred is proud to be featured today in a piece by Forbes contributor Leslie Ankney. "Who Should Hold Power? Decred Governance And What It Means For Investors" www.forbes.com/sites/leslieankney/2019/01/11/who-should-hold-power-decred-governance-and-what-it-means-for-investors/
In case you missed it, we are pleased to share that Ledger's Nano S and Blue models are now compatible with Decred! Ledger has integrated Decred to the Ledger Live software as its first native integration since launch. www.ledger.fr/2018/12/11/ledger-nano-s-ledger-blue-and-ledger-live-now-support-decred-transactions/
Good news! There's still a bull market in Decred development and community activity, read all about it in the November issue of the Decred Journal. xaur.github.io/decred-news/journal/201811
Richard Red: New issue of Politeia Digest is finished. It has been a busy week, with 6 new proposals and 3 already open for voting. medium.com/politeia-digest/issue-7-nov-28-dec-4-2018-bac012414d36
Brief snapshot of public Decred dev activity for Nov. 266 active PRs, 268 commits, 45K additions & 25K deletions across 3-11 devs per repo. "Crypto winter? It's eternal summer in terms of Decred development." - Marco Peereboom, DCR dev.
Brief snapshot of public Decred dev activity for Oct. 310 active PRs, 297 commits, 65.5K additions & 22.6K deletions across 4-9 devs per repo. "Oct has been a hot month for development. Almost as hot as Jan. & Feb. & Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul..." - Jamie Holdstock, Decred developer
Richard: Politeia Digest Issue 3 is out. It has been an interesting week for Decred, with the voting period for the first four proposals coming to a close. Three proposals approved, one was rejected, with voter participation rates of 31-51%. medium.com/politeia-digest/politeia-digest-issue-3-oct-31-nov-6-2018-44308c973fde
No, your eyes are not deceiving you, and it's not "fake news", Decred will begin trading on Binance October 24th at 04:00 UTC. support.binance.com/hc/en-us/articles/360018572891-Binance-Will-List-Decred-DCR-on-2018-10-24
It's only been live for a few days and Decred's Politeia system is already demonstrating it's power. We have received 4 excellent proposals including one for PR services by Wachsman. Very exciting to have HODLers make these decisions. proposals.decred.org/
Politeia is going live! As of today, all Decred stakeholders have the power to vote on proposals via proposals.decred.org. Through this platform they decide which proposals get funded by the project treasury. The future of Decred is fully in the hands of those who HODL DCR.
The September issue of the Decred Journal has been released. There are tons of updates on development, events, media, and the broader Decred ecosystem. Be sure to check it out! www.reddit.com/r/decred/comments/9m0f15/decred_journal_september_2018/
Brief snapshot of public Decred dev activity for Sept. 219 active PRs, 197 commits, 28.7K additions & 18.8K deletions spread over 4-10 devs per repo.
Announcing the first "Decred baby" 👶🍼⛓️... dcrtime was developed as a tool for ensuring that censorship in Politeia can only happen transparently, but it can be used to generate a verifiable timestamp for any document. It has recently been used to register the birth of a child in Brazil: a9dffb125 www.cryptovibes.com/crypto-news/the-world-first-newborn-registered-on-decred-dcr-blockchain-is-a-brazilian/
We're pleased to announce that Decred 💰 support has been added to Cobo wallet for Android and iOS 📱. And stay tuned for a surprise feature announcement for this wallet in the near future... 🎉 Get it today at cobo.com/
Decred v1.3.0 is ready for human consumption. Now with additional features, such as optional SPV mode ⛓️, initial Politeia 🏛️ integration, 2x faster startups 🔥, and minimum fees 💸 reduced by an order of magnitude! Release notes: github.com/decred/decred-binaries/blob/master/release-notes.md Downloads: www.decred.org/downloads/
Atomic swaps and Decred go together like pineapple and jalapeño peppers on pizza, so we're happy to be included in the new release of Atomic Wallet. atomicwallet.io/
Decred support has been added to the open source AnyBit wallet, which is available for both Android and iOS. You can get it at the link below. www.anybit.io/
We're proud to announce that Decred is now available on Kucoin with BTC and ETH trading pairs. www.kucoin.com/#/trade.pro/DCR-BTC
While some in the space are on vacation it seems Decred contributors have seized the opportunity to double down on their activity. Check out the August issue of the Decred Journal which chronicles all the work that has been taking place in the community. www.reddit.com/r/decred/comments/9dn9ia/decred_journal_august_2018/
Decred v1.3.0 RC2 has been tagged. More testing is welcome as we gear up for the final release. github.com/decred/decred-binaries/releases
Brief snapshot of public dev action for August: 239 active PRs, 219 commits, 25K additions & 11K deletions spread over 2-10 devs per repo. "The mainnet launch of Politeia this month brings Decred one step closer to becoming a distributed autonomous entity." - Luke Powell, Decred dev.
We’re proud to announce the addition of Decred to the Bitbill mobile wallet, which is available for both Android and iOS. You can check it out at the link below. www.bitbill.com/en/
We’re happy to announce that Decred support has been added to Coinomi wallet for Android and iOS. www.coinomi.com/
Marco has announced that Politeia, Decred’s Git powered and blockchain anchored proposal system is now feature complete, with proposal editing now implemented. Just a couple more bugs to squash before it’s ready to start accepting submissions.
Marco Peereboom will be on the Solving Scalability panel starting at 16:50 EST at Voice of Blockchain. events.bizzabo.com/208875/agenda/session/268382
We've just tagged the first release candidate for Decred's Decredition GUI wallet which contains an optional SPV mode. Testers welcome as always. github.com/decred/decred-binaries/releases
The July issue of the Decred Journal has been released. There are tons of updates on development, marketing, media, and the broader Decred ecosystem. Be sure to check it out. www.reddit.com/r/decred/comments/95541q/decred_journal_july_2018/
Trace will be hosting an episode of Decred Assembly on August 6th at 16:00 CET (21:00 UTC) with lead dcrwallet developer Josh Rickmar and our project lead Jake Yocom-Piatt to discuss compact filters, fraud proofs, and the other goodies that make our SPV implementation unique and secure. www.youtube.com/decredchannel
Brief snapshot of Decred's public dev activity for July across a few software repos on GitHub. 252 active PRs, 220 commits, 34,754 additions, and 12,847 deletions in total spread across 6-10 devs per repo.
Andrew Macdonald of Crypto Briefing authored a piece entitled "Decred Is The Bitcoin You Wished BTC Could Be" analyzing the features that set Decred apart from Bitcoin and enable us to give our coin holders full sovereignty over the blockchain. cryptobriefing.com/decred-bitcoin-plus-autonomy/
If you're attending Blockcgain APAC in Melbourne on August 29th be on the lookout for Joshua Buirski who will be one of the featured speakers at the event. www.blockchainapac.com.au/
Decred’s Joshua Buirski will be part of a panel on blockchain and decentralized governance at YBF Ventures on August 13th in Melbourne. www.meetup.com/Blockchain-for-Social-Impact-Melbourne-BSIMelb/events/253050277/
If you’re attending Korea Blockchain Week from July 16-20 be on the lookout for Joshua Buirski as he’ll be representing us and hosting a Decred dinner. You can reach him on Twitter (twitter.com/jm_buirski) or Slack (decred.slack.com/team/U5UQ03JDT).
We're very excited to announce that Decred's proposal system Politeia just went live on mainnet. We're going to do some tests and then wipe it and put up the anti-spam paywall. If you sign up, be sure to backup your identity as described in the sign-up process to ensure a smooth transition. proposals.decred.org/
Decred is happy to be presenting at Capital Factory on July 12th at 6:30 PM as part of the Austin Blockchain Collective. If you are in the Austin area drop in, it’s a great way to get an intro to Decred as well as some updates on where we’re headed. www.capitalfactory.com/event/hyperledger-version-1-0-technical-overview/2018-07-10/