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Stellar Dev Digest: Issue #62

A new Stellar Core release and how to integrate with Stellar’s global network of anchors.

News & Posts of the Week

  • Reminder: The Protocol 14 rollout is underway! The testnet upgraded 9/30, and the vote to upgrade the public network is schedule for 10/28. If you’re building on Stellar, you need to prepare by installing up-to-date versions of relevant software, including Stellar Core, Horizon, and any Stellar SDKs you use. Here’s a guide with everything you need to know to get up to speed.
  • This Wednesday (Oct. 7), at 12:00 PM EST, SDF is hosting a special roundtable webinar on “Achieving Network Effects” with the board members of the Stellar Development Foundation. — Register here.
  • Also this Wednesday: SDF’s Senior Strategist, Lisa Nestor, will join a webinar hosted by The Block on the state of international remittances. — Register here.
  • Wow, two more things on Wednesday: Jed McCaleb and Denelle Dixon will both be speaking at the LA Blockchain Summit. Jed will be discussing “The Future of Payment Networks: Scalability Challenges and Solutions,” and Denelle will be discussing “Digital Identity, Open Money, and the Framework for a Truly Decentralized Global Internet”. — Register here.
  • Last week, SDF released a guide that explains which standards (i.e. SEPs) to implement to take advantage of Stellar’s global network of anchors. — Read it here.
  • SDF’s Senior Strategist, Lisa Nestor, and Settle’s Chief Financial Officer, Mary Saracco, teamed up to pen an article that describes how taking blockchain tech from buzzword to essential technology should have a singular focus: making it useful for people’s everyday lives. — Read it here.
  • Ledger users can now create Stellar accounts in their Ledger Vault workspaces to send and receive XLM. — Announcement here.

Application of the Week

This week I’m featuring Stellarbeat.io — a Stellar network visibility tool!

  • Liveness & safety risk analysis charts (be sure to checkout the info boxes for more information)
  • Quorum intersection & top tier size indication
  • A network analysis tool that provides info on liveness risk, safety risk, and quorum intersection

Releases and Updates

Stellar Core v14.1.1 is out! This release fixes a critical issue (that’s existed in all previous versions of Stellar Core) that may cause some nodes to fail to replay historical data. The issue can cause nodes to corrupt their local state, and the only way to recover is to reset the local state. Find the release here.

Active Discussions

💬 This week I’m highlighting a conversation around a newly proposed CAP — CAP-0035: Asset Clawback!

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