Fantom Technical Update 9

Fantom Foundation
May 11 · 1 min read


  • Added Proof of Stake improvements as per the Proof of Stake technical outline.
  • Added golangcibot error checks
  • Added cli staking commands
  • Added unit tests for staking


  • Reviewed classes of distributed consensus algorithms
  • Generalized new architecture
  • Split Consensus out of lachesis-rs repo into separate repos, as per new architecture
  • Finished with basic data-structures in Solidity
  • Tested and fine-tuned the new parser
  • Researched literature on how to implement hash tables in dynamic languages


  • Investigating and planning of porting / reimplementing some of the latest changes in Go-Lachesis


All Lachesis development updates can be found here:





  • Investigating an improved consensus protocol for more reliable and scalable consensus
  • Introduced the notion of root graph and used it for more deterministic frame assignment
  • Working on a new approach to topological ordering of event blocks coming to finality

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Fantom is the world's first DAG based smart contract platform.

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