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Zcash Developers Update 11-9-18

By Marshall Gaucher This week concludes a 2-week engineering sprint. You can check out last week’s update for recent updates on community and communications. FYI: Sapling activation is complete!! Please update your node to the latest Zcash version. Zcashd Team This team focuses on development of the zcashd client. Follow along with team discussions in the Community Chat #zcashd-team channel. The team is working on the 2.0.2 release, which includes improvements to...

Zcash Developers Update 11-2-18

By Elise Hamdon This is our fortnightly community and communications update, for the latest update on the engineering front, check out last week’s update. Exciting news this week! The Zcash Sapling network upgrade activated at block height 419200. Sapling introduces new shielded addresses with significantly improved performance: a time reduction of 90% for constructing transactions, and a memory reduction of over 97%....

Zcash Developers Update 10-26-18

By Paige Peterson This week concludes a 2-week engineering sprint. You can check out last week’s update for recent updates on community and communications. FYI: Sapling is activating in 2 days!!! The Foundation is organizing a livestream hangout: Sapling activation livestream info! Zcashd Team This team focuses on development of the zcashd client. Follow along with team discussions in the Community Chat #zcashd-team channel . The team released 2.0.1 last week. This week...

Zcash Developers Update 10-19-18

By Elise Hamdon This is our fortnightly community and communications update, for the latest update on the engineering front, check out last week’s update. FYI: This week 2.0.1 was released! It is the first Sapling RPC supported version of the Zcash node software. We recommend everyone update their zcashd clients to 2.0.1. More information about the release is available in this recent announcement. Also, we’re just over 1...

Zcash Developers Update 10-12-18

By Paige Peterson his week concludes a 2-week engineering sprint. You can check out last week’s update for recent updates on community and communications. Zcashd Team This team focuses on development of the zcashd client. Follow along with team discussions in the Community Chat #zcashd-team channel. "The team released 2.0.1-rc1 (release candidate) and have been testing and preparing for the full release of 2.0.1 which enables...

Zcash Developers Update 10-5-18

by Paige Peterson This is our fortnightly community and communications update, for the latest update on the engineering front, check out last week’s update. FYI: that the 2.0.1 release candidate (rc) and subsequent full release have slipped considerably. This is due to extra review needed for Sapling support in the wallet and a surprise surge and dropping of hashrate on testnet (#3552) requiring a...

Zcash Developers Update 9-28-18

by Paige Peterson This week concludes our first 2-week sprint since we had a couple extended sprints. You can check out last week’s update for recent updates on community and communications. Zcashd Team This team focuses on development of the zcashd client. Follow along with team discussions in the Community Chat #zcashd-team channel. An important note from this team: 2.0.1-rc has slipped further due to several factors...

Zcash Developers Update 9-21-18

By Paige Peterson This is our fortnightly community and communications update, for the latest update on the engineering front, check out last week’s update. FYI: that the 2.0.1 release scheduled for this Monday (September 24) is definitely going to slip to later in the week or possibly next week. We’ll have more details of what’s included in the release in the release announcement blog and are...

Zcash Developers Update 9-14-18

By Paige Peterson This week concludes a 3-week sprint. Last week’s update was light being mid-sprint and all so we’re making up for it this week! Zcashd Team This team focuses on development of the zcashd client. Follow along with team discussions in the Community Chat #zcashd-team channel. Accomplishments Major progress on Sapling RPC support z_getbalance and z_gettotalbalance PR 3436 z_sendmany PR 3489 Shielded HD for all Sapling keys PR 3492 ...

Zcash Developers Update 8-31-18

By Paige Peterson This week marks the 1st of a 3-week sprint. Check out last week’s update for a recap of the last sprint. Zcashd Team This team focuses on development of the zcashd client. Follow along with team discussions in the Community Chat #zcashd-team channel. During this sprint, zcashd engineers are focused on testnet testing of existing Sapling RPC functionality and implementing remaining RPC functionality...