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This is the 100th issue milestone of the (Bi-)Weekly Burst Report. This report series wouldn’t exist without ongoing development and community contributions.

Big thanks to the countless people who contribute to the Burst project. Check out the “About” tab, readme or repository of the Burst Software you use and show them your gratitude with a message and/or a donation!


Development   

Development Activity February 10, 2020 – March 10, 2020

For further insight check the activities with the following links for the main repos:

Note: This only includes a selection of public repositories. If you miss an Burst related repository – send us a message.


Phoenix Desktop 1.0.0-beta.14 is released!

  • Revamped Dashboard Layout New more powerful market info API
  • New Performance widget
  • Improved Balance Chart
  • Better responsiveness
  • Added EUR
  • Using new Burst Symbol Ƀ
  • Send BURST with standard fee (was lowest fee before)
  • Bugfixes
Screenshot of the new Dashboard

Download the latest beta here:
https://github.com/burst-apps-team/phoenix/releases/tag/desktop-1.0.0-beta.14


Phoenix Mobile Wallet 1.3.0 has been released!

  • Adds a “Spend All function” icon in the “Amount” field
  • Adds an account balance label to the “From” field
  • New currency symbols: Ƀ for $BURST, ₿ for $BTC, and $ for $USD

Available on Android and iOS.


Ongoing development of Burst Reference Software 3.0

Since November there has been several alpha releases of the the Burstcoin Reference Software (BRS) Version 3.0. It’s time to sum up the striking features and technical advancements that are implemented in the new version so far:

  • Complete translation of backend codebase from Java to Kotlin
  • Should run on Java 8, Java 9 and Java 12
  • Optimizations to AT Implementation
  • SQLite support
  • Deep Link Protocol (CIP-22)
  • Better block pre-verification
  • New gRPC P2P layer
  • Native implementations of performance-heavy operations
  • Block and transaction caching
  • general optimizations
  • many many bug fixes

Check out the main repository for further information:
https://github.com/burst-apps-team/burstcoin/releases


Market Corner

FCAS Rating passed 650 Points!

Before you look it up what FCAS means, here a short description:

Fundamental Crypto Asset Score (FCAS™) is a comparative metric used to assess the fundamental health of crypto projects. The score is derived from the interactivity between primary project life-cycle factors: User Activity, Developer Behavior, and Market Maturity. Each asset is given a score, 0-1000, and an associated rank.

In October 2019 BAT integrated Burst with flipsidecrypto.com, who measures the Fundamental Crypto Asset Score (FCAS). At that time we could improve our rating shown on coinmarketcap.com steadily (from initial rating ‘F’ to ‘C’). Recently, we passed the 650 (out of 1000) points barrier and got a ‘B’ grade. Overall we are on about 65th rank from over 500 rated coins. This matches up with the 55th rank on coinmarketcap.com of the mineable coins.

As you can see in the Dashboard below, there is a very good score for “Developer Behavior” and room for improvement for “User Activity” and “Market Maturity”.

FCAS Dashboard for Burst

On Coinmarketcap.com you can see a healthy uptrend in the past three months:

Source: Coinmarketcap.com

Trading Volume hit 278’000 USD per day!

In the last two weeks Burst hit a yearly high of volume traded on exchanges. Most of it on Bittrex exchange probably because of being mentioned prominently as “Biggest % Gain” and “Top Volume” Coin.

Screenshot of coinmarketcap.com

Marketing

BMF Funds Report
The BMF owns 5 accounts with the following balances:

All bounties can be found on the BMF trello.


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.


The Bi-Weekly Burst Report is produced under the flag of the Burst-Alliance, a community-driven initiative comprised of developers and highly motivated Burst ambassadors. We welcome anyone to join us and show their support.

Visit us on Discord in #marketing-and-bmf and #burst-apps-team


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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