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Zcash Developers Update 7-13-18

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. From the blog… We had a light past couple of weeks on the blog. If you haven’t seen the 1.1.2 release announcement yet, be sure to check it out. We also just published What’s New in Sapling which serves as an overview of the changes...

Zcash Developers Update 7-6-18

by Marshall Gaucher This week, the engineering team completed their hybrid Zcon0 sprint. Zcon0 provided a ton of valuable input from the community, which we intend to integrate into upcoming sprints. You can view each team’s progress in Github projects. Other equally important items, Overwinter successfully activated on June 25th and v1.1.2 was released. Overwinter If you run a Zcash node, make sure...

Zcash Developers Update 6-29-18

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. From the blog… Just after the last Community and Comms update on June 15th, we made public our decision to delay the Sapling activation by one more release cycle. The post states: “Given the scope and significance of Sapling, we believe additional...

Zcash Developers Update 6-22-18

By Paige Peterson Reminder that Overwinter activation is set for this Monday, June 25th. If you run a Zcash node, make sure you’re on 1.1.0 or later. Download the latest version of zcashd and check out the new user guidewhile your at it. This week, the engineering teams completed their 2nd sprint of this release cycle. We’re tracking each team’s progress in Github projects so you can...

Zcash Developers Update 6-10-18

By Paige Peterson This week, the engineering teams completed their 1st sprint of this release cycle. We’re tracking each team’s progress in Github projects so you can see a more detailed view of what they’re tackling each two-week sprint and what they have in their longer-term backlogs. Each team’s update includes big picture accomplishments for the last sprint and forward looking goals for...

Zcash Developers Update 6-1-18

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. From the blog… On May 21st, we announced our investment into Agoric. We’re excited about their mission to create secure smart contract infrastructure and the prospect of such capabilities within the Zcash ecosystem. This marks the second investment we’ve made as a...

Zcash Developers Update 5-25-18

By Paige Peterson This week’s update will be based on the various engineering teams completing their 3rd sprint of the release cycle. This is 3 of 3 in our 6-week release cycle where the end of the 3rd sprint lines up with the next zcashd release. We’re tracking each team’s progress in Github projects so you can see a more detailed view...

Zcash Developers Update 5-11-18

By Paige Peterson This week’s update will be based on the various engineering teams second sprint. This completes sprint 2 of 3 in our 6-week release cycle where the end of the 3rd sprint lines up with the next zcashd release. We’re tracking each team’s progress in Github projects so you can see a more detailed view of what they’re tackling each...

Zcash Developers Update 5-4-18

By Paige Peterson May the 4th be with you, Zcash community!    Since last week saw the end of our first engineering sprint, we’re now in the middle of the second sprint so I figure it makes sense to try and talk more about community related updates on the off week. So going forward, I’ll alternate these weekly reports between engineering and...

Zcash Developers Update 4-28-18

By Paige Peterson This week’s update will be based on the various engineering teams first sprint. We’re tracking each team’s progress in Github projects so you can see a more detailed view of what they’re tackling each two-week sprint and what they have in their longer-term backlogs. Zcashd Team This team focus on development of the zcashd client but stands distinct from consensus protocol...