Development Updates (June 10 -16)

2019-06-17 11:36

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;
  • Merging bitcoin core 0.18 to qtumcore 0.18;
  • Merging 0.18 to HF branch;
  • Fix header parsing bug in linearize;
  • Fix bech32 address support in bitcore;
  • Fix getblockstats rpc for coinstake;
  • Identify node by address in header spam filter;

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:

  • Set up Unita container image registry;
  • Designing and developing deployer image.

Unita Quick Links

Lighting Network

  • Merge and update the code of qtum-eclair;
  • Fix some test case;

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.
  • Improve qtum.info code structure to simplify deploying procedure.

PC Wallet

  • Finish the Prototype design and the PRD of the new PC wallet 

Electrum Wallet

iOS Wallet

  • No update this week

Web Wallet

  • No update this week

Qtum Website

Qtum Testing

  • Deploy testing network for hard fork;
  • Working on the monitor script for the testnet status.
  • Debug peer connecting problem

Document Updating