Monthly Development Update — July 2020

Ethereum Swarm
Aug 10, 2020 · 2 min read

Following the intense work done in June that was presented in the form of the Swarm Alpha event, the Swarm team continues to work towards the Beta release which is due on Sepember 28th. Below is the monthly development update where you can see the work that is being done. Pro hint: don’t miss the events section at the end ;)



The core team started preparing working on the beta release just after the alpha was released at the end of June. New features are in the process of implementation, moving some of them from the swarm project and also improving what was done earlier.


Released new version of Bee Helm Chart (latest v0.5.1) with following improvements:

  • consistency in cli boolean flags, to match the changes in Bee

Released new version of Beekeeper (v0.2.13) with new integration tests into Beekeeper:

  • Local pining
  • Dynamic retrieval


  • Bonding curve math, numerical stability, gas-efficient algorithmization
  • Token contract architecture specification
  • Revoking access (aka deletion) in Swarm — paper in preparation


  • The first Swarm Grants applications are now closed. We received 21 applications, results will be known in the beginning of September.


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