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Development Activity
Check the activities with the following links for the main repos:

Note: This only includes a portion of the activity from the Burst Apps Team


  • Phoenix Desktop Wallet Beta launched on May 6
    The Phoenix Wallet was released to the public on May 6, and the reception so far has been outstanding. The Burst Apps Team has been actively closing out issues as community members have been reporting them. New features, like auto-update, are also rolling out in the next release. Phoenix Desktop Wallet is powered by BurstJS, a powerful JavaScript library for building BURST applications. Read more about BurstJS and Phoenix in CIP-18.
  • Phoenix ported to Archlinux
    Community member llybin has ported Phoenix to Archlinux. Check it out!
  • New mining software Helix released
    The Proof of Capacity Consortium (PoCC) has announced new miner software called Helix, which proposes to double your mining returns by virtually doubling your hard drives. Read more here
  • Reminder : Please Update your BRS to version 2.3.0
    BRS 2.3.0 and QBundle 2.5.1have been released, with important security updates. At the time of writing this article, nearly 57% of nodes have upgraded. If you run a BURST node, we encourage you to upgrade immediately. Here you can get a manual for the installation
  • BlockTalk development update: Odds Game
    Community leader frank_the_tank together with Burst Apps Team member jjos announced a new Odds Game built on top of BlockTalk, a Java-based Smart Contract language for Burst.  
  • Decrease of Asset issuance fee proposal(CIP21)
    BMF founder frank_the_tank and developer burstjack have proposed CIP-21: a hard-fork candidate to decrease the Burst asset issuance fee. If you have any input, please do so before the time for comments closes on 27.05.2019.
  • Reminder: Please Update your BRS to version 2.3.0
    BRS 2.3.0 and QBundle 2.5.1 have been released with important security updates. At the time of writing this article, nearly 61% of nodes have upgraded. If you run a Burst node, we encourage you to upgrade immediately.  For more information, refer to the installation manual

Community Contributions

  • New Burst Physical Coin Design
    Reddit user Draeth85 has designed a beautiful new physical Burst coin and is taking orders for the first run. If you’ve wanted a Burst physical coin, be sure to check it out and place your order.
  • Poll results: which features / qualities of cryptocurrency do you value most?
    Community leader ddaze7 conducted a twitter poll to see which features our users value the most in a cryptocurrency.
  • Burstcoin Youtube channel
    With a small make-over of the Burtscoin Youtube channel we’d like to start a new series of interesting videos. Please like and subscribe for fresh Burst videos! User shefas or frank_the_tank can be contacted if you have a video you’d like featured on the channel..
  • Voice-Over for BlockTalk-Video
    With the help from BMF-member shefas and the BURST CREATIVE TEAM one of the BlockTalk videos got a nice voice-over. Enjoy the new sound!

Marketing

BMF Weekly Funds Report
The BMF owns 4 accounts with the following balances:

The BMF paid 134,000 BURST for bounties, giveaways and NDS-A amd server costs. All bounties can be found on the BMF trello

The BMF50 Pool generated a weekly income around 13,000 BURST.
The pool has 62 miners and 4,380 estimated TB.


  • Weekly NDS-Award paid 5,000 BURST on 09.05.19 & 19.05.19
    The service found over 600 active nodes with the correct version, while 117 & 113 nodes had properly set their BURST Account. Finally, we distributed 10,000 BURST to 230 node operators.
    Payment 09.05 and Payment 19.05
Current world-wide node distribution
  • Burst is Going To Space! ?
    To promote the new Phoenix wallet, Burst Apps Team member blankey1337 has “launched” a new marketing campaign which involves sending Burst to outer space.

Tweets of the week

Exchange Coverage

The Burst Apps Team has agreed to support new and existing exchanges wishing to list BURST. Exchanges may contact exchanges@burst-coin.org for technical support.


Disclaimer:
The author does not endorse and does not take responsibility for any project mentioned in the Weekly Burst Report. All content is for informational purpose only and is not financial advice


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