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Zcash Developers Update 2-1-19

by Paige Peterson This is our fortnightly engineering update which happens after the conclusion of each 2-week engineering sprint. You can check out last week’s update for recent news on community and communications. Zcashd TeamThis team focuses on development of the zcashd client and Zcash protocol. Follow along...

Zcash Developers Update 1-25-19

By Elise Hamdon This is our fortnightly community and communications update; last week’s engineering update is available here. Please feel free to peruse and work onthe “Encouraged Community Work” GitHub board for things that the Company can’t get to in the next 4 months that people in...

Zcash Developers Update 1-18-19

By Paige Peterson This is our fortnightly engineering update which happens after the conclusion of each engineering sprint. You can check out last week’s update for recent news on community and communications. Zcashd TeamThis team focuses on development of the zcashd client and Zcash protocol. Follow along with...

Zcash Developers Update 1-11-19

By Elise Hamdon This is our fortnightly community and communications update; the engineering update from last week is available here. The final NU2 Blossom Network Upgrade Goals were announced by Zooko, outlining the next few versions of the zcashd software leading up to the “Blossom” network upgrade in...

Zcash Developers Update 1-4-19

By Paige Peterson This is our fortnightly engineering update; we didn’t post a community and communications update last week due to the holiday so we’re adding those details into this week’s update. Next week we’ll have our regularly scheduled Community + Comms update. We wrapped up 2018 with some...

Zcash Developers Update 12-14-18

By Elise Hamdon This is our fortnightly community and communications update; last week was the “fun week” edition  of the engineering update. Sapling Cryptography Validation Resources were posted to the Forum including some background on the Sapling Multi-Party Computation (MPC) process and validating the Sapling MPC protocol.

Zcash Developers Update 11-30-18

By Elise Hamdon This is our fortnightly community and communications update; we didn’t post an engineering update last week, due to the holiday, so we’re adding those summaries into this week’s update. Next week we’ll have our regularly scheduled Engineering update. Zcashd Team This team focuses on development of the zcashd client. Follow along with team discussions in the Community Chat #zcashd-team channel. The...

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...