EDG Developer Update: Nov 7 - Nov 13, 2021
Keep 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.
- There is a new update from Drew called "ERUP 5" which is updated to the latest Frontier and Substrate. There are opportunities for aspiring devs to contribute, check for bugs, and improve the node before its release.
- EDG dev and crypto-wizard Drew Stone is offering to mentor EDG devs into learning valuable skills in Substrate. See details: https://twitter.com/zknark/status/1458577679125557252
- Introduction to Cohorts: We're looking for ambitious learners that would like to grow with Edgeware, and become a core part of our community. The Edgeware cohort program is a new program that will educate individuals on the structure and operations of Edgeware, Substrate, and blockchain technology, and provide the skills necessary to contribute to the evolution of Edgeware's ecosystem. The first cohort session will be limited to 10 spots and will be starting: Nov 19th, 2:00 PM EST in the Voice-Community voice channel on the Edgeware discord. An introduction seminar will take place and will follow a weekly schedule for 6 weeks.
- During the Sub0 conference, the Edgeware agency took notes! You can check them out here. You can read through and get the main points and the slides of each presentation. It is not fully completed we will add to it over time as we finish watching the intermediate and advanced presentations.
- You can listen to the recording of the last builders call on November 9th here!
New Video: How to Stake on Edgeware
- A new governance primitive is being built by Gavin Wood: Referenda pallet. The only description right now is “The Referenda pallet handles the administration of general stakeholder voting,” which indicates it might be used to replace or abstract away certain parts of the current governance logic stored on
- Next Substrate Seminar Nov 30th
"Michal Swietek, Co-founder of Aleph will be presenting Aleph, the first asynchronous Byzantine Fault Tolerant consensus protocol that achieves asymptotically optimal performance: constant latency and communication complexity. The goal of this seminar is to give a bird’s eye view of Aleph, its implementation in Rust and our experience in integrating it as a finality gadget in Substrate (replacing GRANDPA with Aleph). The differences between Aleph and GRANDPA will be discussed, including performance benchmarks and some tradeoffs."
- Polkadot JS API 6.7.1 is out, with some maintenance and low-priority performance fixes. Additionally, a huge new performance upgrade is pending release, reducing time-to-interaction when loading Polkadot JS API from ~4s to ~1s.
- The Polkadot JS Extension will now allow you to search for accounts and filter by keyword, allowing you to hide certain accounts during screencasts or just get around faster.
- Substrate API Sidecar 11.1.2 is out with some low-priority maintenance upgrades.