EDG Developer Update: July 3 - July 9, 2022

Keeping you up to date on all things technical related to Edgeware and more! Always in a human-readable form, we look at the code changes so you don't have to.

EDG Developer Update: July 3 - July 9, 2022

Status updates

  • Filip Kalebo Has been writing comments on a GitHub issue to make it easier to track the progress of the ERUP-5 runtime upgrade.
  • Depth Hoar is now running a community validator, and you can nominate him with this address.


  • Kabocha - You can now see the kabocha soup can test-net balance distribution from the snapshot by visiting this link. You will most likely have to allow the use of any chain on your polkadot.js extension on your account.
  • EDG Dev Meetings on Thursdays at 6 pm CEST. If you have questions for developers, please bring questions beforehand. You can listen to the recordings here.

Ecosystem Headlines

Ecosystem & Community

  • If you missed Polkadot Decoded, you can watch videos of the presentations here.
  • Polkadot For Beginners book by gbaci has been translated by the community into 6 new languages—Chinese, German, Peruvian, Japanese, Portugese, and Spanish. Read and download for free here.
  • Want to dig into the details of Governance v2, as Gav covered in Buenos Aires? You can check out the code here.
  • Listen to the last Polkadot Community Call here.
  • A new application, Polkawatch, visualizes the decentralization of the Polkadot ecosystem.
  • Do you know about the Polkadot Relayers program, which brings together entrepreneurs and developers to bring ideas to life?
  • If you’re interested in building on Polkadot but don’t know what to build, check out the RFPs to see what Web3 Foundation is interested in giving grants for.
  • Looking for another conference to attend after Polkadot Decoded? ParisDOT Comm is happening on 19 - 21 July.


  • Polkadot-JS API v8.11.2 has been released.
  • ink! v3.3.0 has been released. This restores SemVer compatibility in the 3.x series of releases, along with compatibility with v0.13.0 of substrate-contracts-node.