Vite Bi-weekly Report Nov 1–15, 2020
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- Vite Android App v3.8.0 is expected to be released in early December, with a major reorg of the asset page and the app.
- The native BTC wallet will be supported in Vite iOS App v3.9.0, with which users can store native BTC, ETH, and Vite with the same mnemonics phrase in the Vite app. Vite iOS App v3.9.0 will be released in December.
To facilitate developers to debug and deploy smart contracts on Vite, the Soliditypp VSCode extension has been upgraded, with the following updates:
- One-click contract deployment. Developers do not need to write additional deployment scripts any more;
- Multi-network support. Choose the local dev environment, the Vite testnet, or the Vite mainnet to deploy your contracts;
- New browser UI;
- ViteConnect supported when deploying onto the Vite mainnet.
Installation link: https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=ViteLabs.soliditypp
Vite Developer Committee to establish soon
On Nov 4, Vite CPO Blackey Hou announced on the Vite community livestream AMA that, Vite Labs will provide at least 500,000 VITE every month to reward software development by community members.
The Vite Labs foundation will set up a Developer Committee responsible for collecting suggestions from the community, create plans for development, decide allocation of budgets, and supervise project outcomes. Members of this Committee will comprise mostly of the Vite community, following the decentralized and global ethos of the Vite project. The Committee will be organized around the principles of fairness and transparency.
Look out for more information on how to join the Vite Developer Committee!
On Nov 6, the ViteX operator VGATE listed Idena (IDNA), and opened the IDNA/BTC trading pair.
Idena is a blockchain that proves a user’s human identity by running an AI-resistant test, without using personally identifiable information. The Idena blockchain uses a Proof-of-Person (PoP) consensus.
ViteX rules for suspending the display of certain trading pairs
On Nov 4, ViteX released rules for hiding certain trading pairs. The ViteX website and app will no longer display non-active trading pairs. As mentioned in the previous biweekly report, relevant assets are still safe and custodied via users’ own private keys.
Per our communication with gateway operators, we released the first list of hidden trading pairs: https://forum.vite.net/topic/4315/ann-the-first-batch-of-hidden-trading-pairs
For more information, see this announcement of decision to hide trading pairs: https://forum.vite.net/topic/4296/announcement-rules-for-hiding-trading-pairs
Chinese Community AMA
On October 21, Vite CPO Blackey Hou ran a livestream AMA in the Chinese community.
The replay: https://www.yizhibo.com/l/XWpTDJaNkd3TNHJg.html
Futurist Conference Discussion
On Oct 11, COO Richard represented Vite Labs in Futurist Conference, where he discussed blockchain scalability, security and decentralization with Evan Shapiro, CEO of Mina (previously Coda).
The replay: https://youtu.be/dgc4iwT4KEg?t=31358
The Blockchain Debate Podcast
Vite Labs COO’s Richard Yan will be releasing a new episode of The Blockchain Debate Podcast. The topic for this episode is about the future of Tether. As the first stablecoin, Tether provides the blockchain ecosystem with a solution in pegging crypto value to fiat. Tether has also been the target of multiple lawsuits (under-collateralization, bitcoin price manipulation). The guests on this episode are Matthew Graham, CEO of Sino Global Capital, and CasPiancey, an independent investigator and reporter of Tether and other crypto projects.
This podcast is a way for Vite Labs to stay connected with thought leaders in the crypto space. All previous episodes are available here: https://blockdebate.buzzsprout.com
You are welcome to follow Richard here: https://www.twitter.com/gentso09
You are welcome to follow the show here: https://www.twitter.com/blockdebate