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Stellar Dev Digest: Issue #34

SDF and Cowrie webinar, HackNYU results, big Solar Wallet update, and more.

News & Posts of the Week

  • This week Senior Strategist at SDF, Lisa Nestor, hosted a webinar with Cowrie to talk about their Stellar-powered cross-border payment services for Nigeria. — You can find a recording of it here.
  • SDF’s CEO, Denelle Dixon, celebrated International Women’s Day with
    Binance America CEO, Catherine Coley, by sharing their journeys as women in blockchain. — Listen to their conversation here.
  • SDF’s own Tyler van der Hoeven had a chance to talk with Daniel Fisher (magofox) about his journey as a non-developer partnering with other Stellar community members to achieve the fantastically ambitious goal of setting up a non-profit organization dedicated to running public Stellar core nodes. — Listen to Stellar Community Podcast Ep. 8 here.
  • Solar Wallet added several new features this week including new deposit / withdrawal support that allows you to interact with anchors directly from your wallet! — Find the latest version here.
  • The COINQVEST team shared a great blog post detailing why they chose Stellar as their payment rails for cryptocurrency settlement. — Read it here.
  • Reminder: Stellar Community Fund Season 2 has begun! Submissions close on March 23, so get your proposals in for a chance to win a portion of the 3 million lumen prize! — Read the announcement here.

Application of the Week

You may have noticed that SDF recently took part in sponsoring its first collegiate hackathon! I was there, which is why there wasn’t a Dev Digest last week.

Releases and Updates

Attention validators: Please make sure to upgrade to the latest version of Stellar-core — version 12.4.0. This release makes critical improvements to the way nodes communicate in the peer-to-peer network, which should mitigate latency spikes.

  • CAP-0023: Two-Part Payments with PreparedTrustLineEntry and ClaimableBalanceEntry moved from Final Comment Period (FCP) to Draft
  • CAP-0027: First-class multiplexed accounts Draft > FCP
  • CAP-0028: Clear pre-auth transaction signer on failed transactions FCP > Accepted
  • CAP-0030: Remove NO_ISSUER Operation Results FCP > Accepted

Active Discussions

💬 Last week on the dev mailing list there was an interesting discussion around introducing “claw back” functionality for regulated assets on Stellar.

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Did I Miss Something?

If you found that something from this issue is missing or inaccurate reach out to me (kolten) on Keybase and I’ll make sure to fix it 👍

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