Many of you have asked me for updates on the progress of one product or another. I am involved in literally every phase of the product development lifecycle. (I even sit in on dev meetings with our Pakistan-based team at 5 a.m. my time.) Since neither Chris or Asim were available today, I will give you my assessment of where we are on key initiatives.
Welcome to the Eighth Expanse Newsletter of 2019. This publication is a bi-monthly newsletter issued on the 1st and 15th of each month to share happenings within our community. Here are a few highlights in this edition:
This product haunts me. I literally want to scream on an almost daily basis that it is not yet ready for market. This week I stopped dead in my tracks the second time I was asked for a copy of my passport, etc., to send in with exchange applications. My identity is literally floating aimlessly around China and Singapore for all I know. Who are these people that I am sendin ...
Honestly, for the first time in the life of Luna Wallet, I am using it and love it. When it was first introduced, the Windows version didn’t work for me, and I needed the Windows version due to lack of knowing how to use anything else. I’m pretty sure there hasn’t been any development since v2 was released three weeks ago. For you Windows guys who commiserated with m ...
Well, although I lobbied hard for a different name (Marciamoto) for this amazing new algorithm, Chris’s name selection won out since he dreamed it up. This completely new, never-before-used mining algorithm will be completely unique to Expanse. Planning for packaging and promotion are underway. You can read detailed specifications here: Read more.
The best laid plans. A whole slew of enhancements and new features comprise Gander v3. However, there was some urgency expressed to get it back online, so we did. The portion yet to come includes:
- An API that (enables us to submit transaction to the node via the website.
- Web sockets developers can connec ...
This is where most of the development time was spent last week. Having made the decision to require only LAB as payment to mint coins, we have reworked the entire payment process and design. The next iteration of Tokenlab should be ready before the next newsletter. We are planning a bigger marketing push, given that our product is now very competitive and has more to offer ...
Here’s an article submitted by Jitendra Rathod, newsletter contributing editor.
Cryptocurrency transactions on the blockchain are similar to an intricately woven web. Since millions of transactions occur regularly around the world, the blockchain becomes a jumbled-up platform of inputted and o ...
Here are a couple of compelling quotes posted over the last two weeks in our various Discord channels:
Open Source Software - Two Sides of the Coin
Why must work be shown on GitHub??? Y’all might believe that everything should be open source, but if you REALLY feel that way, never ever c ...
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