Lisk SDK 2.3.0 Out, BFT Consensus in Development & Hub 1.20.0’s Ledger Nano X Support
The month of August saw our developer teams progress with the SDK and the Lisk Builders get busy with experimenting with our new toolkit. Here are the main takeaways:SDK Lisk SDK 2.3.0 released along with two patches (2.3.1 and 2.3.2). The above releases are focused on the new partial mesh network topology. We explore the Byzantine Fault Tolerance (BFT) consensus the team is working on for the next versions of Lisk SDK. Lisk Builders Lisk Center Utrecht community members Jonathan, Marc, Eric and Albert are working on Lisk.Bike, a proof-of-concept application built using the Alpha SDK. Community members StellarDynamic, Tony, Koreben3, Lemii, Jackson Roberts and Matthew set up SideChain Solutions, providing tools, proof-of-concepts, and tutorials for the Lisk Ecosystem. Moosty released their whitepaper for Lisk Directory 0.2, a sidechain project bringing greater transparency to delegate contributions. Korben3 launched the incredibly handy Lisk Node Monitor Bot, a tool providing updates on nodes missing blocks straight to Telegram, making maintaining performant nodes more convenient. UI Lisk Hub 1.20.0 was released with the Ledger Nano X hardware wallet support. Lisk Hub 1.21.0 has finished development, will contain German language support and a discreet mode. Lisk Mobile 1.2.1 is out, includes a crucial BTC crash fix. Lisk 1.3.0 is in development, includes various performance and UX improvements. SDK
Last month, we released Lisk SDK 2.3.0 and two patches for this version (2.3.1 and 2.3.2) which fixed a few issues. Those releases are focused on introduce the new partial mesh network topology — we already described its features in the last Development Update, however we want to highlight a few improvements:Requesting data only from outbound peers. Nodes will now only make requests to outbound peers. This reduc...