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The Decred Journal is a monthly update on the activities of the Decred project, ecosystem and community.


Decred Journal - June 2021

14 Jul 2021 16 minute read 0 comments Richard Red

  Core Lattice by @saender June’s highlights: An upcoming consensus upgrade was approved on Politeia which would make future consensus changes easier, more reliable, and more secure. A bug with the checks on treasury spending saw a limit which is t...

Decred Journal - May 2021

9 Jun 2021 17 minute read 1 comment Richard Red

Qubism Ascend by @saender Highlights for May: The new Treasury system is actively receiving block rewards and has already been tested with the first of the new tspend transactions being approved and mined. Version 1.6.3 of node and wallet software...

Decred Journal - April 2021

12 May 2021 11 minute read 0 comments Richard Red

April’s highlights: Decred’s 6th consensus vote has passed with unanimous approval and high voter turnout. Politeia v1.0 is now live with more scalable and future-proof infrastructure. Politeia’s first proposal is being voted on to formalize the de...

Decred Journal - March 2021

13 Apr 2021 19 minute read 1 comment Richard Red

Highlights for March: The consensus vote to enable the new treasury system has been approved and should activate around May 7, at which point nodes running software older than v1.6 will be forked off the network. v1.6.2 was released in early Apr, it...

Decred Journal - February 2021

14 Mar 2021 17 minute read 0 comments Richard Red

Image: L2 by @saender February’s highlights: v1.6.1 software was released, it adds bug fixes and UX improvements to the 1.6 release PoW and PoS upgrade thresholds were met, but not before a ticket voting policy which forces miners to upgrade was re...

Decred Journal - January 2021

10 Feb 2021 21 minute read 1 comment Richard Red

Image: Overflow Dissipation by @saender Happy Birthday, Decred! Behind are five years of non-stop development and delivery on the promise of decentralization, one pragmatic step at a time. January was no different: v1.6 is out, check the Hidden Hyd...

Decred Journal - December 2020

12 Jan 2021 16 minute read 0 comments Richard Red

Happy New Year everyone! December highlights: After another month of polishing, v1.6 is looking very shiny indeed. Stand by for Release Candidate 5. On chain metrics went wild in December, including a big jump for the ticket price to 191 DCR. Socia...

Decred Journal - November 2020

13 Dec 2020 18 minute read 1 comment Richard Red

November’s top stories: The v1.6 Release Candidates have been tested by the community and received many bug fixes and user experience refinements, problems are hard to find now so that usually means graduation to a full-fledged release will happen...

Decred Journal - October 2020

12 Nov 2020 19 minute read 1 comment Richard Red

Decred’s highlights in October: v1.6.0 had its first two release candidates, following community testing fixes and improvements are being rolled into a third release candidate which is coming soon. The initial release of the dcrdex MVP on mainnet a...

Decred Journal - September 2020

11 Oct 2020 18 minute read 0 comments Richard Red

Decred’s highlights for September: The decentralize Treasury spending PR is finally merged, after a comprehensive review process. dcrdex is addressing many sophisticated trustless swap scenarios discovered in early testing, the first mainnet swap w...