December 1 2022, Ecosystem Updates for SORA, Polkaswap, and Fearless Wallet
The SORA, Polkaswap, and Fearless Wallet projects are all closely related as they form integral parts of the SORA and DOTSAMA ecosystems (of which SORA is a part). That is why development status updates are released every two weeks for these three projects, in one convenient place, with development updates from across the community. Enjoy the December 1, 2022 Ecosystem updates!
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Welcome to the December 1st Ecosystem Updates!
You are Here
We have arrived to the final stretch of 2022! As December begins, the hard work and dedication to achieving the SORA Integrated Plan’s goals does not end, and in fact it grows stronger as more goals are unlocked. The month of December begins with great news and achievements. The Substrate 4 integration last week was a success, and now, our focus shifts towards building the bridges that will connect the SORA network to the SORA Kusama parachain, other EVM networks and beyond.
Work on the SORA Kusama parachain has some great progress, with integrated testing beginning this month. More information for community testing of this exciting milestone will be available soon. Along with the bridge, work on BEEFY proofs is also progressing smoothly. We continue to monitor the work being carried out by the team at Parity, as well as our ongoing support and solidarity toward their development team.
While XSTUSD base pairs for liquidity provision are complete, there are still some details that are being worked on in collaboration with the Ceres team, in order to provide a better experience with liquidity provision on the SORA network. Along with this significant milestone, plenty of work is being put into concreting XST tokenomics. Please look forward to this exciting upgrade to the overall SORA tokenomics that will bring us a step closer to the goal of Many Worlds, One Economy.
The Substrate 4 integration brought with it many improvements, one of them being the implementation of charts in Polkaswap. After much duress, this functionality was released in the latest runtime upgrade, however, the data is still undergoing indexing, so there is currently information for October and November 2022, and it is consistently expanding, so please bear with us. Another improvement being worked on is the ability to view SORA network assets within Fearless Wallet (and other DOTSAMA wallets too), this progress also goes hand in hand with the Fearless Wallet browser extension and desktop app, which will be available for everyone to try out very soon!
Finally, the news that everyone has been looking forward to, when will SORA card registration begin… Well, there have been a few delays, however, building innovative and safe Substrate-based fintech, which is also a self-custodial and decentralized solution regularly requires more work and there are more unexpected challenges than can arise at any point. SORA Card registration and launch will of only go live with the highest quality standards, as you have come to expect from any SORA product or service. Therefore, phase 1 ( pre-registration) and phase 2 (card, wallet and exchange operational) have been moved further ahead in the calendar than initially scheduled. Early December for Phase 1 and January for phase 2 are the new release timeframes. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this causes and we look forward to your ongoing support.
You can find the summary of the integrated plan points in the SORA Wiki.
SORA Ecosystem Update #52
Business Track Progress:
- Polkaswap as a Service — 20%
- JP Games — 50%
- SORA Card — 70%
- SORA IBAN — 70%
SORA Card weekly articles are being released with topics covering:
Introducing SORA Card
A unique, self-custodial crypto debit card, built for the interoperable future
Key Features of SORA Card
SORA Card differentiates itself from other crypto cards & wallets by being a unique self-custodial crypto wallet with a…
SORA Card vs. Other Crypto Cards and Wallets
A Comparison Between SORA Card and Other Crypto Card Solutions
SORA Card — Meet the People Behind the Project
We speak with Mathieu, the SORA Wallet project manager and Beno, who is managing the SORA Card initiative, ahead of the…
SORA Card Phase 1: Everything you need to know
Before the end of November, you can start the card application and KYC procedure in all security and privacy, and order…
The SORA Card Phase One article was also recently released.
SORA Card AMA #1
On Thursday 24th of November, an AMA with Dr Makoto Takemiya, Beno Van Gansen and the SORA community was held on…
The SORA Community recently held an AMA with Dr. Makoto Takemiya and Beno van Gansen regarding SORA Card, read all about in this recap.
Stay tuned for more articles with interesting and insightful information on this great tool for financial freedom. SORA Card | Value Freedom
- If you’re in Bangkok next week, come say hi at the Polkadot Unbounded Thailand Edition, SORA will be there!
⚙️ SORA Blockchain Update
- Released! Available on Mainnet
Substrate Trustless Bridge: SORA Parachain
- Testing the bridge locally
- Making the components work together and fix issues
- Internal audit to be conducted during the first part of December
EVM Trustless Bridge: Ethereum
- Most of the recommendations from the security audit have been addressed
- Final fine-tuning before it is fully ready
- Testing the fixes brought after the recommendations from the external audit
- The multi-EVM bridge is being regularly updated on the public testnet!
XST: A Platform for Synthetic Assets
- 2nd and last batch of XST tokenomics logic is under review
- Started implementing the connection with the oracle protocol to request the data
- Defining the user stories for the XST platform
📱 SORA Mobile Update
- The new design has been released on SORAlution! You can already test it and help us improve the product by sharing your feedback with us
- Still working hard on fine tuning the wallet redesign and the SORA Card integration before the public release
- 2.5.0 — Polkaswap Pools and Node Selection have been released and you can already enjoy them while waiting for the new design!
- Still working hard on the wallet redesign and the SORA Card integration
👷🏽♀️ SORA Builders Programme News:
The ADAR team continues to work towards launching a product that we all will be proud to be associated with and that brings value to you. Some highlights of their ongoing development include:
- Implementation of a new UI design, 50% ready
- QA team have prepared test cases, and looking forward to begin testing
- DevOps team prepared and automated infrastructure and CI/CD
- The ADAR website has been redeployed
- A development timeline is also available
For frequent updates from the ADAR team, join their Telegram group!
Here is the proposal submitted by ADAR, for more information on the Abed Group, take a look at this deck, and to try the version available from the completion of the first milestone, visit the ADAR website.
The third season of DEO Arena is OVER, rewards will be disrtibuted shortly!
Season stats: 120 players, more than 3,600 matches played and 5,000 DEO burned 🔥🔥🔥
XSTUSD base pairs on Demeter Farming to be released shortly, including stable pair farms! 🧘🏻♂️-🧘🏻♂
Meanwhile XOR-XST, XOR-DAI, XOR-ETH, XOR-XSTUSD, and XOR-USDT pools for farming the XST token are available on Demeter. These pools are still open for XST farming, so you can provide liquidity and farm XST if you wish to be among the early adopters to receive this groundbreaking token!* Not advice, so do your own research!
The Demeter Farming platform is available on the SORA network for users to farm with liquidity pool LP or single-sided staking, with interesting APR*. New pools are constantly added, too. Demeter farming is directly integrated into Polkaswap, for convenience. For more information, read this Medium article on the Demeter platform.
*Not financial advice, always do your own research.
🐈⬛ SORA Request for Proposal updates:
The SORA Decentralized Development walkthrough was published on September 2nd, take a look at the new RFP system and submit your proposal in an easier and more intuitive way. Please let us know your thoughts about these improvements in the SORA network community chats on Telegram!
Join the Decentralized Development channel on the SORA World Discord.
Thank you for making it all the way here. Your interest is much appreciated. If you are a passionate community member who evangelizes SORA and its supranational cryptoeconomic values to anyone willing to lend an ear, we are looking for you!
Join the SORA Ambassador Program and help us grow, moderate, educate, inspire and encourage the existing community, while reaching out to others. We are open to ambassadors who speak any language, but ideally, a basic level of English is required to communicate with other ambassadors (unless you bring an interpreter).
If you are interested in joining, reach out to an admin, and stay tuned for more updates.
Polkaswap Ecosystem Update #55
👨💻 Work in Progress:
🤑 Explore page (Tokens, pools, farming, staking — all in 1 place!)
💳 SORA Card KYC integration
✨ Network stats page (All SORA network related info in 1 place!)
🌉 Trustless Multi-EVM Bridge UI
💻 Polkaswap Desktop
💪 Improve Polkaswap according to Community feedback
🔥 Polkaswap v1.10 includes:
🔥 Account assets filters and sorting
📷 QR scanning using your camera
🤑 XSTUSD liquidity and smart swap for different base pairs on Polkaswap
💸 Max button for Demeter farming and staking
🚀 A11y implementations and other UX/UI improvements
For more information and participation rules, read this article on the SORA / Polkaswap Bug Bounty Programme.
SORA Web Track Progress:
- Fearless Wallet Desktop App and Browser Extension: 95%
The implementation of the Fearless Wallet desktop version is undergoing steady development, despite not being funded by the Kusama Treasury.
Stay Fearless ❤️🔥
Fearless Wallet Ecosystem Update #60
🍎 iOS version
🚀 The team is currently busy with the following activities:
💪 Beta version was launched on Monday, November 21
💪 Final preparations before the App Store release
💪 Polkaswap Swaps and SORA Card Phase #1 initial preparation and research
🤖 Android version
🚀 The team is working on:
💪 Polishing and bug fixing, preparations before the release on Google Play
💪 Polkaswap Swaps and SORA Card Phase #1 grooming and research
🖥 Browser Extension and Desktop Application
🚀 Manage your Wallets with a Google account
🚀 Final preparation before the Beta-release, general UI and performance updates
🗣 Fearless Wallet Public Demo was held on November 23rd
🚀 iOS & Android development status
🚀 The 1st milestone completion report for Android
🚀 New features DEMO, including:
✅ Address Book & QR Code for the “Send Flow”
✅ Pool management flows: change pool’s roles and validators
🚀 Collaborations and Future Initiatives
🤝 SORA: prolific cooperation on SORA assets support and Polkaswap feature integration
About SORA, Polkaswap, and Fearless Wallet
SORA is a new economic system aimed at creating a supranational multiverse economic system with built-in tools for decentralized finance (DeFi). The SORA network implements a new way of parachain architecture on Polkadot and Kusama network, with the capability to bridge external blockchains (like Ethereum) to the Polkadot ecosystem.
One of the DeFi applications that will run on the SORA network is Polkaswap, a noncustodial liquidity aggregating, cross-chain AMM DEX designed uniquely for the Polkadot ecosystem with boundless liquidity through its one-of-a-kind Aggregate Liquidity Technology (ALT).
Fearless Wallet is a bespoke mobile wallet designed for the decentralized future on the Polkadot and Kusama ecosystem, with native support for iOS and Android platforms. A premium user experience, fast performance, and secure storage for your accounts. Fearless Wallet will integrate Polkaswap for easy, decentralized swaps of assets.