Brief snapshot of public Decred dev activity for Jan. 242 active PRs, 243 commits, 60K additions & 47K deletions across 2-8 devs per repo.
Decred is happy to announce that Vertbase customers can now acquire DCR directly with U.S. Dollars. https://www.vertbase.com/
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. https://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" https://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" https://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. https://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. https://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. https://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%. https://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. https://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. https://proposals.decred.org/
Politeia is going live! As of today, all Decred stakeholders have the power to vote on proposals via https://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! https://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 https://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 https://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: https://github.com/decred/decred-binaries/blob/master/release-notes.md Downloads: https://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. https://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. https://www.anybit.io/
We're proud to announce that Decred is now available on Kucoin with BTC and ETH trading pairs. https://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. https://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. https://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. https://www.bitbill.com/en/
We’re happy to announce that Decred support has been added to Coinomi wallet for Android and iOS. https://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. https://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. https://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. https://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. https://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. https://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. https://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. https://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 (https://twitter.com/jm_buirski) or Slack (https://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. https://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. https://www.capitalfactory.com/event/hyperledger-version-1-0-technical-overview/2018-07-10/
Our very own Marco Peereboom will be presenting Decred 101 in Faro, Portugal on Thursday, July 26, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Hotel Faro. Spots are still available, so if you’re in the neighborhood be sure register before they’re gone. https://www.meetup.com/Blockchain-Meetup-Faro-Algarve/events/252403886/
The June issue of the Decred Journal has been released, as usual, it provides a digest of all the developments that have taken place in the Decred community over the past month, including infrastructure, adoption, media, and more. Be sure to check it out and leave feedback. https://www.reddit.com/r/decred/comments/8woriv/decred_journal_june_2018/
Decred community member Zubair Zia published a piece entitled “Decred’s hybrid protocol, a superior deterrent to majority attacks” which explores Decred’s resistance to 51% attacks relative to some of its peers. https://medium.com/decred/decreds-hybrid-protocol-a-superior-deterrent-to-majority-attacks-9421bf486292
Brief snapshot of Decred's public dev activity for June across a few software repos on GitHub. 245 active PRs, 184 commits, 25,973 additions, and 13,575 deletions in total spread across 2-10 devs per DCR repo.
I’ll be in Berlin on July 18th presenting at the Decred/BlueYard Meetup. We’ll be chatting about governance, development, and incentives. If you need another incentive to show up, there will be pizza and beer! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/decred-x-blueyard-berlin-meetup-currencies-core-chains-the-future-of-blockchain-governance-and-tickets-47586593783
Decred New Systems Dev Lead Marco Peereboom announced we are in the process of flipping Politeia (Pi) live on testnet. Here is an example of a proposal and a vote: https://test-proposals.decred.org/proposals/c5241806166d89286be56cd2605e7d76537eb32a40a8f8d8bde3bff4c2fc6585/ https://gist.github.com/marcopeereboom/ee494a6864086e0b5a4ac8886a9c0397 Stay tuned for an announcement on when we think testing can start (announcement will contain instructions + example).
We’re pleased to announce OOOBTC has added a USDT (Tether) trading pair for Decred. https://twitter.com/ooobtcExchange/status/1009076226655338497
Decred has been listed on DragonEx. A DCR pair with ETH is now live. https://dragonex.io
We’re excited to share BlueYard Capital’s Decred investment thesis which was just released today. The team cites Decred’s governance, transparency, and sustainable funding model as core differentiators that set the project apart. https://medium.com/@BlueYard/decred-82b284b4a795
Busy day for Decred, We’ve just been added to OKEx. DCR/BTC, DCR/ETH, and DCR/USDT pairs will begin trading at 16:00, June 15 (GMT+8). https://support.okex.com/hc/en-us/articles/360004847791-Decred-DCR-Now-Available