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Zilliqa Technical Update 21 May — Smart Contracts Coming, Ledger Support for Native ZILs underway
Earlier this week, we announced that smart contracts will be enabled on 10 June. With this, the company has delivered on one of our key technology objectives. What does this mean? Using smart contracts, customers building on us and facilitating transactions and communications in a more efficient, direct and accountable way — without the use of middlemen that might slow down or compromise the process. Given that the benefits of smart contracts that have been recorded frequently within the industry, we are committed to understanding business needs and develop our smart contracts platform accordingly. This milestone keeps us on track to getting financial services, gaming and media entertainment industries onboard to build on the Zilliqa platform.
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It has been quite an active month for the core tech team, who released three new versions of Zilliqa in this time. For now, we are keeping the mainnet on the current stable version 4.6.1 while the team is busy building up the content for the next version.
Apart from working on new improvements to our current feature set, we have also been performing more exhaustive testing and maintenance work as token swaps continue to take place on the mainnet and the date for supporting smart contracts draws closer. Additionally, we are taking this time to do some housekeeping and cleanup of existing code. Here is a quick rundown of what we have completed thus far for the next version:
- Should a Lookup node crash for any reason, we have a utility running as a daemon process that automatically restarts and resyncs the ...
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