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Stellar Dev Digest: Issue #52

SDF’s Q2 in review, Stellar is now available on Samsung Galaxy smartphones, and DSTOQ launching soon.

News & Posts of the Week

  • ⚠️ The next Stellar testnet reset is scheduled for 07/29/2020 at 0900 UTC. To stay on top of this kind of thing, sign up for alerts on our status page (https://status.stellar.org/). A reset clears all ledger entries and historical data from both Stellar Core and Horizon. — Read how Stellar.org recovers from a reset.
  • The Stellar Development Foundation reflected on Q2 last week. In the release of our second quarterly report, we provided an overview of some of the advances we made, aligned to the pillars of our roadmap: ensuring the robustness and usability of Stellar, being the blockchain people know and trust, and fostering sustainable Stellar use-cases. — Watch the webinar here.
  • During the Q2 report, we also announced a collaboration with Samsung to expand the blockchain ecosystem experience and support Stellar developers to build compatible applications, with 4 ecosystem partners committed to leverage integration. — Read the press release here.
  • SDF has partnered with Lumenthropy for another round of donation matching! This time the goal is to raise money for the University of San Francisco’s Institute for Nonviolence and Social Justice. SDF will be matching all donations up to 2 million XLM for the entire month of July! — Get more info here.
  • Cryptotesters hosted an interview with Wirex CEO, Pavel Matveev, on crypto cards, payments, their plan to launch stablecoins, and why they chose Stellar. — Listen here.
  • Public Node released an episode of Stellar Discussions last week with Martin Wainstein of Open Solar —an exciting project participating in Round 5 of the Stellar Community Fund. They discussed the features of Stellar and which are being used to design a new method for investing, financing, developing, and running solar arrays around the world. — Listen to it here.
  • Mister Ticot, creator of SCF Round 5 entrant Cosmic.vote, released a blog post detailing a voting mechanism known as Majority Judgment to aid in describing how Cosmic.vote will bring “decentralized organizations” to Stellar. — Read it here.

Application of the Week

This week I’m featuring DSTOQ — again! Why? Because they are finally launching the live DSTOQ app this week.

Releases and Updates

Here’s another testnet warning in case you missed the first one: The next Stellar testnet reset is scheduled for 07/29/2020 at 0900 UTC. A reset clears all ledger entries and historical data from both Stellar Core and Horizon. Start preparing yourself now.

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Active Discussions

💬 This week I’m featuring a discussion about the Stellar Community Fund!

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