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Community Spotlight — November 2018 Edition
November is a wrap! We at ARK are proud of our determined and bright community, and our monthly Community Spotlight newsletter will keep you apprised on some notable community activities. Let’s dive into just some of the ways the ARK community shined in November 2018.
As they say, the best things happen with help. That’s why ARK runs monthly bounty programs for coders who contribute to our codebase on the ARK Ecosystem GitHub. Independent programmers can work side by side with our international team and make the ARK toolkit even more powerful and stable. Earn ARK mainnet tokens for ‘commits’ (completed tasks) and win larger monthly ARK prizes as well.
Here are some featured commits for November. Features may not be live until the next update:
- GitHub member ‘dated’ added emoji support to the vendor field in the ARK Explorer repo. You can bring your own unique expression to your transactions. How cool is that? Additionally, ‘dated’ also optimized the French flag in the explorer. While not a monumental feat, it’s a good opportunity to bring up ARK’s ties to France, with ARK CEO and cofounder FX Thoorens actively working with the French government on crypto-friendly legislation, and ARK.io being a registered business entity in France.
- GitHub member ‘highjacker’ updated documentation for V1 and V2 usage. The ARK toolkit is very well documented and you can jump into ARK documentation here. ‘Highjacker’ also worked on French translations over in the Explorer repo.
- GitHub member ‘ciband’ was hard at work cleaning up API code and fixed Windows support in the C++ library.
- GitHub member ‘whitehat’ ran testing and chores throughout Core, explorer, and some libraries. Testing is paramount to ARK, and ARK recently held a community-wide Testathon with Testathon results. ARK ...
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