August, 2019 - Dev Update
Talk is cheap. Show me the code.
— Linus Torvalds, linux-kernel mailing list
Last month we doubled down on our efforts to improve COMIT’s accessibility and robustness. Among other things we:
- Came up with a release strategy which will make Rust compilation optional for users.
- Investigated how we could use Miniscript to model our HTLCs.
- Took steps towards persisting swaps between restarts by starting work on adding a database to cnd and modifying btsieve accordingly.
We also got confirmation that, once again, Thomas will be presenting at Scaling Bitcoin. This time around he will be conducting a WIP session in Tel Aviv on how to conditionally transfer tokens on top of Bitcoin.
Last but not least, we were very excited to announce the inception of our very own meetup group! We want it to be a space for developers to learn and discuss about cross-blockchain applications. The first event served as an introduction to atomic swaps and the COMIT protocol, but in following iterations we plan to get everyone’s hands dirty with code. Come meet us if you’re in Sydney!
Thanks for reading,
If you want to take a closer look at what we did last month, here are the GitHub issues closed in August from our main repositories: