Spooky Updates from October 2019

Liam
Liam
Nov 1 · 6 min read

Happy Hallo-WAN from the Wanchain team!

Wanchain Community,

Happy Halloween! October has been yet another productive month for the Wanchain ecosystem, featuring a major update on our journey to full decentralization for Wanchain’s cross-chain system and overall ecosystem. This month also featured an intro to the cross-chain DEX prototype being built by the Wanchain team, as well as a deep dive into cross-chain asset technologies. Wanchain Light Wallet has been recently updated to support Private WAN transactions!

If you are a WAN hunter, read this newsletter till the end!

Cross-chain Storeman Node Development Update

Wanchain’s cross-chain storeman node system is revolutionary as a functioning model for the cross-chain transfer of value. To date, it has allowed for the cross-chain exchange of value of BTC from the Bitcoin blockchain as well as ETH and over a half dozen ERC20 tokens from the Ethereum blockchain. Work on adding EOS and EOS blockchain based assets is underway as well. However, the system in its current form has not yet reached the model described in the Wanchain whitepaper. Currently, the storeman node system is not open to the public — only permissioned nodes are allowed to participate in the cross-chain storeman system. Wanchain’s research team is currently working hard to convert the storeman node system to an improved and fully decentralized model.

Exploring Cross Chain Asset Technologies: CATA, CDEX, and CDAT

Wanchain’s VP of engineering Weijia Zhang works with the EEA on cross-chain standards.

Wanchain Validator community section

Our validator community has worked intensively to create insightful articles, doing different video tutorials on delegation, and providing important insight on staking for the Wanchain community. We would like to thank everyone for their hard work!

Featured articles from ChainLayer

  • About Epochs, Slot Leaders, Random Number Proposers and Statistics, here.
  • See here for useful insights into Wanchain Validators and staking.

A big thanks to ChainLayer for writing these explanatory articles!

Delegation and wallet guides

How to use the various Wanchain wallets including how to delegate, here.

A big thanks to Vincent Bul for creating these guides!

Useful tools

Useful insight into Wanchain validators and staking, here.

A big thanks to CryptoFennec for creating this!

Thank you to our community member and validator, StarWan, for his translations and Spooky Hallowaan design!

Ecosystem Updates

Wanchain joins Mousebelt Blockchain Education Alliance with Stellar, ICON, Hedera, LTO Network, and NEM

MouseBelt, an ecosystem that promotes blockchain innovation by supporting hands-on development for the projects, individuals, and emerging leaders that are pushing the industry forward, today announced their newest initiative to drive blockchain innovation through education: the Blockchain Education Alliance.

Recent Developments

Cross-chain DEX Prototype

The Wanchain team is currently building a prototype cross-chain DEX with deposit / withdrawal to and from various native chains.

Wanchain Light Wallet Updated to 1.1.0

The 1.1.0 version of the Wanchain desktop light wallet was released on October 25, 2019, with three major new features.

  • Privacy support for WAN transactions
  • Trezor support
  • French language support (Thank you to our community member and validator, StarWan!)

Download the new wallet here.

New additions to Wanchain Delegation Services

Pundi X to Join Wanchain as Validator Node

We are pleased to announce that Pundi X will be running a validator node on Wanchain’s Proof of Stake platform. Validators began setting up nodes on August 20th over a two-week setup and preparation period. Users can now delegate their WAN to the Validators of choice. More on Wanchain’s Proof of Stake release here.

Wanchain on the Screen

Want Some More News Related to Wanchain?

  • MouseBelt Launches Blockchain Education Alliance with Stellar Development Foundation, TRON, Hedera, ICON, Ontology, Wanchain, Harmony One, Nervos, Orbs, LTO Network, Emurgo, NEM, and ETC Labs, here
  • Pundi X joins Wanchain blockchain platfomr as validator node, here
  • New Platform FinNexus Aims to Offer Convenient Access to Diverse Range of Blockchain Assets, here
  • Wanchain Galaxy Consensus Featured in CCF China Blockchain Conference, here

Are you a Hunter?

You can hunt some WAN by just following our social Medias. The word you need to keep in mind from here is SHOOT.
This word is the 4th word of a set of 12 seedphrase that contain some spooky WAN for you. The rest will be released time to time on Wanchain social media: Twitter, Instagram, Telegram and Facebook. Follow Wanchain.

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About Wanchain

Wanchain is the infrastructure connecting the decentralized financial world. Wanchain’s live cross-blockchain solution is EVM-based, includes optional private transactions, and provides a decentralized, permissionless, and secure approach for interoperability. Wanchain has employees globally with teams in Beijing (China), Austin (USA), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), and Madrid (Spain).

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Our mission is to provide an open and trusted platform to power transfer of digital assets across siloed blockchains. We believe this will enable us to connect and empower communities globally.

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