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Lisk [LSK] development update, Testnet migration and a MainNet in the future

Shahrain KM



Lisk [LSK] development update, Testnet migration and a MainNet in the future
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On 9th August, Lisk [LSK] announced on Twitter that their Testnet migration from Lisk Core 1.0.0-rc.1 to Lisk Core 1.0.0-rc.2 was a success. The migration that occurred on 9th August is an important precursor to the approaching Lisk Core 1.0.0 release to Mainnet.

Lisk. on their official blog, outlined the developments that had occurred over the past week. The development team’s primary focus was on testing Lisk Core 1.0.0-rc.2. The beta version [the second release candidate] was tagged as Pre-release when it was published on GitHub.

Issues resolved in Lisk Core 1.0.0-RC.2

The development team has confirmed that Lisk Elements 1.0.0, the general purpose JavaScript library for Lisk was released a couple of days back. The library is said to have been integrated into all of Lisk’s products with the inclusion of Lisk Core 1.0.0-RC.2.

To make certain that all of Lisk’s products are being appropriately aligned with each other, the team has upgraded to the latest version of the software. The development team further affirmed that they were able to fix a test that was previously detected to have been failing. This was the final action that was taken before the definite release of the Testnet was made.

Advancements made in the upcoming release of Lisk Core 1.2.0

The Lisk team have stated that although Lisk Core 1.1.0. is just a minor release, the modifications made to it are momentous. The team has also decided to lengthen the development phase of this version of Lisk Core. At the moment, the release has a total of 7 pull requests [Informs about the updates that are pushed to a GitHub repository] which are pending review.

Lisk has further acknowledged that users will be able to track the advancements made in the release on their GitHub. The team will review the status of their Testnet during the week to ensure that the network will continue to be stable. If the team is unable to identify any new issues with the Testnet Network within the time frame, they have assured users of a Mainnet migration height announcement within the next week.

Cryptomoon666, a Twitter user commented:

“No SDK? LOL no different than last year. How about rebranding?”

Another Twitter user named BihistN said:

“How long will it stay in Testnet?”

A Twitterati named @LiskHQ added:

” SDK when? people getting tired of waiting.”

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Shahrain KM is a writer at AMB Crypto. Her curiosity in Blockchain technology and Cryptocurrencies has led her to be a part of the news reporting team of AMB Crypto. She does not hold value in any cryptocurrencies currently.


John McAfee says he will reveal Nakamoto’s identity, Coinbase expands to 11 countries, and more





John McAfee says he will reveal Nakamoto's identity, Coinbase expands to 11 countries, and more
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Daily Crypto News – April 18

1. John McAfee on Satoshi Nakamoto: The Founder of McAfee Associates stated that he would narrow down on the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto until he reveals Satoshi himself, otherwise he would reveal his identity to the crypto community. He also spoke about how he knows about Satoshi, to read about it, click here!

2. Coinbase expands its services to more countries: The leading exchange platform announced that it expanding its services to 11 more countries, which includes India, South Korea, and New Zealand. People in these countries can avail services provided on, Coinbase Pro and its app on iOS and Android.

To know more about the countries Coinbase has expanded to, click here!

3. Craig Wright says the crypto-community want to silence him: Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto, stated that the majority of the community was against him as they “desire to silence” him because they see someone who would bring an end to scams and pumps and dumps.

He also spoke about the next steps he would be taking in terms of the legal action concerning his defamation case. To read about it, click here!

4. Binance “marks the birth of a new genesis block”: The largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of trade volume announced the launch of its Decentralized Exchange, and also stated that the mainnet swap would take place on 23 April 2019.

To read more about Binance DEX, click here!

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