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After a year and a half of building the Orbs blockchain from the ground up with the most talented team I could hope for, mainnet was released to the public on March 28th. One of my non-technical post-launch goals is to focus on communicating directly all the work we’re doing. Brace yourselves — this is long :)

The Orbs Universe

Since the launch of the production-ready Orbs platform and its release to the community, the Orbs core development team has continued to monitor its progress and work to develop improvements to propose to the community of participants in the Orbs network. …

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Every blockchain needs a block explorer, an easy to use web-based tool that provides transparency as to what happens inside the chain. Prism is a reference implementation of an Orbs block explorer. Just like every part of Orbs, Prism is an open source project. If you want to review the code or contribute, take a look here:

https://github.com/orbs-network/prism

Prism server is written in TypeScript and is based on Node.js and MongoDB. It is not part of the Orbs node core, but a standalone project. …

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With our launch finally here, we wanted to provide a full breakdown of what you’ll find in Version 1 of Orbs. The launch of V1 is a huge step forward for the Orbs project — building a full blockchain from scratch based on the requirements of real businesses.

While we are incredibly proud of what we’re launching, this is only the first version and very exciting upgrades and updates are in store for later this year. …

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