Development Updates (September 02 - 08)

2019-09-09 15:05

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.

  • Merge Qtum 0.18 to Hardfork branch.
  • Fix for Qtum Qt asks access for Contacts and Calendar when trying to choose a custom datadir at first launch;
  • Update wallet recovery options;
  • Select P2PK or P2PKH unspent output for the default sender address.

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:

  • Finish the test of kubernetes application continue to integrate Unita with Google.;
  • Launch the Unita VM version on the Google Cloud Platform

Unita Quick Links

Lighting Network

  • No update for this week

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 a new version prototype.
  • Update the API document: https://github.com/qtumproject/qtuminfo-api
  • Complete the Token-list page, rich list page, and tools page.
  • Fix bug which staking balance is not properly calculated.

PC Wallet

  • No update for this week

Electrum Wallet

  • No update for this week

iOS Wallet

  • No update for this week

Android Wallet

  • Beta release for internal testing

Web Wallet

  • No update for this week

Qtum Website

  • Add animation of the loading screen

Qtum Testing

  • Add CREATE2 AAL related tests
  • Add EXTCODEHASH related tests


  • No update for this week