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Zcash Developers Update 8-10-18

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. Overall, there is a lot of heads-down work being done in anticipation of the 2.0.0 release, Sapling, website rebranding and policy to facilitate more Zcash meetups. This week’s communication update is light since most of this is ongoing. FYI: that the...

Zcash Developers Update 8-3-18

By Paige Peterson This week concludes a slightly longer sprint as most of the teams had opted into a one-time 3 week sprint in order to reorient after a couple of distracting weeks with Zcon0 and folks taking time off around the 4th of July. So a lot was accomplished this sprint! Zcashd Team This team focuses on development of the...

Zcash Developers Update 7-27-18

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… The last two weeks have seen some exciting industry announcements which we elaborated on in the blog: We wrote about Coinbase’s intent to explore integration of Zcash. So while no implementation roadmap has been declared or specified by them, we’re...

Zcash Developers Update 7-20-18

By Paige Peterson This week will have a more casual format for the update as most of the teams have opted into a one-time 3 week sprint which started last week. This is in order to reorient ourselves after a couple of distracting weeks with Zcon0 and folks taking time off around the 4th of July. So we’re kind of...

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...