Development Updates (July 01 -07)

2019-07-08 12:04

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;
  • Also merge 0.18 to HF branch;
  • Add QIP-22: Qtum-Beam Atomic Swap;
  • Update the link of token template in create contract part;
  • Update the link of explore in readme file;

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, Unita, features 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 deploying deployer image;

Unita Quick Links

Lighting Network

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
  • Fix explorer crashes under high concurrency
  • More API testing

PC Wallet

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

Electrum Wallet

  • No update this week

iOS Wallet

  • Working on new version prototype

Android Wallet

  • Working on application development

Web Wallet

  • No update this week

Qtum Website

  • No update this week

Qtum Testing

  • Deploy testing network for hard fork;
  • Hard fork related functions have been tested and verified in the test network;
  • The testnet with hard fork code has been running steadily for 2 weeks.


  • No update this week