Development Updates (October 14 - 20)

2019-10-21 06:20

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.

Qtum v0.18.1 Released: v0.18.1 – Mandatory Update (New features and bug fixes

Other Links Qtum Core base image updated to v0.18.1 on Google Cloud

Qtum Neutron

Qtum Neutron is a new smart contract platform being built on top of Qtum. It is designed with several security improvements and to enable smart contracts to take full advantage of Qtum's features. Smart contracts can be written in Rust for the Qtum Neutron platform.

Qtum x86 VM -- The new x86 VM designed specifically for Qtum Neutron smart contracts


Also track: https://github.com/qtumproject/neutron-qx86-hypervisor

Neutron Star -- The Rust runtime and API used by Qtum Neutron smart contracts

Neutron Star rt

Neutron Star Constants

Neutron Testbench -- A testbench for the Qtum Neutron platform which can be used for testing and smart contract simulation

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.

Other Links

Lighting Network

  • No update for this period

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

New version

  • Add the collection function
  • Paging fuction has been optimized
  • Add the new style of prompt message

PC Wallet

  • No update for this period

Electrum Wallet

Electrum v0.18.16 released   https://github.com/qtumproject/qtum-electrum/releases/tag/v0.18.16

  • logs can now also optionally be written to disk.
  • fix mobile and qt core support
  • QIP9 difficulty adjustment algorithm change
  • Build up a new repo : qtum-electrum-new,to follow up the latest update of Bitcoin Electrum

iOS Wallet

  • No update for this period

Android Wallet

Old version

  • Fix the incorrect balance display in Android wallet

New Version

  • Upload the APK to the Google Play Store
  • Completed the description documentation of the app introduction;
  • The new mobile wallet user guide documentation is in-progress

Web Wallet

  • No update for this period

Qtum Website

  • No update for this period

Qtum Testing

  • Complete Travis configuration file update;
  • Debug some test cases on Travis due to environmental problems.