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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...

Zcash Developers Update 8-24-18

by Paige Peterson This week marks the end of a 3-week sprint and start of another 3-week sprint. We extended the last sprint because the final push for the 2.0.0 release took priority over sprint planning but the goal for the future is to keep the 2-week sprints regardless of any related release delays. You can see last week’s update which covers...

Zcash Developers Update 8-17-18

By Paige Peterson This week’s update is light due to a home-stretch engineering focus on getting 2.0.0 out the door. This warranted shifting most of our team’s sprint reviews and planning to next week. Expect a more complete summary from engineering teams next week. Zcashd Team This team focuses on development of the zcashd client. Follow along with team discussions in the...