Development Updates (August 12 - 18)

2019-08-19 19:55

Qtum Core

Qtum core updates normally consist of Qtum Improvement Protocols. These QIPs are generated by both our developers and the community and in some cases requests from enterprise users. Our developers evaluate the impact of each QIP and work on high priority QIPs. All bug fixes and feature enhancements that have been issued to the core project will be listed here.

  • Testing QIP-5,6,7,9;

Release Mainnet Ignition v0.18.0

  • Upgrade Qtum core to bitcoin core 0.18.0.
  • Staker optimizations: better performance for big wallets and improved UTXO aggregation.
  • Fix for building Qtum core with --disable-wallet option.
  • Remove obsolete token template link in Qt wallet.
  • Add testnet launcher for Linux desktops.
  • Update Readme.md file.
  • Update block explorers links.
  • Fix desktop category for Qtum.
  • Fix Qtum launch date in Qt wallet.
  • Publish riscv64 builds.

Qtum x86 Virtual Machine

The Qtum X86 Virtual Machine is a smart contract operating software that is designed to enable easily deployable decentralized applications. Currently you can write smart contracts in C, there will be additional languages as we proceed with x86 development.

Enterprise version -- Unita The enterprise version of Qtum, featuring high TPS (Transactions Per Second) and short confirmation time for blocks. Unita also features easy end user customization per specific business chain requirements. Working on launch Unita to AWS and Google Cloud:

  • integrate Unita Image with GCP
  • prepare Guide For GCP Users 

Unita Quick Links

Lighting Network

  • fix the failed test cases 

Qtum Explorer & Wallets

The Qtum Explorer is our blockchain explorer that is used for viewing transaction details on the Qtum blockchain. The primary blockchain explorer site is qtum.info. We frequently release updates to both explorer and the web wallet sites. Additionally, you’ll find information regarding the official Qtum electrum wallet and support/feature updates to hardware wallets or other interesting services/products

Qtum.info Explorer

  • Continue working on new version prototype.
  • Update the API document : https://github.com/qtumproject/qtuminfo-api 
  • Complete the Token-list page, rich list page and tools page

PC Wallet

  • no update this week

Electrum Wallet

  • no update this week

iOS Wallet

  • Work on prototype

Android Wallet

  • Beta release for internal testing

Web Wallet

  • no update this week

Qtum Website

  • no update this week

Qtum Testing

  • Make travis-ci builds stable
  • Fix the unstable test cases


  • no update this week