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Elastos Bi-Weekly Update – 25 September 2020

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Elastos Carrier now supports audio and video, enabling a true P2P, encrypted and decentralized communication network.

Also, video updates from the Hive, DID, and Gelaxy (Blockchains)  Teams. 

Let’s recap. 

Technical Dynamics

elastOS
– Completed the basic function development of the Hive plug-in, realized the authentication process, and the file and database interfaces
– Developed Vault manager dApp, supporting the selection of Vault nodes
– Updated and released a new DID dApp, providing new features to support Feeds
– Added visual presentation of DID release status and some UI improvements on DID dApp
– Updated credaccess intent, improved the processing flow of missing request items on DID dApp
– Improved ETH-related functions and UI/UX on wallet dApp
– Updated to the latest version of SPV SDK to get the latest ETH sidechain support
– Improved the implementation of Web3 provider according to the update
– Improved ERC token transfer support
– Fixed an issue where the transaction information of smart contract calls was incorrectly displayed
– Created a cryptoname dApp to verify functions related to the ETH sidechain
– Updated the background synchronization service of the new wallet to automatically synchronize all wallets instead of the current wallet
– Improved pay intent to support ERC token payment
– Continued the development of CR proposal dApp
– Started daily build for elastOS Desktop
– Updated the document “How to use ETH sidechain on elastOS” on the developer website

DID
– Released Java SDK 1.1 and Swift SDK 1.1
– Completed the implementation of JWT/JWS on Native SDK
– Updated code and built scripts to ensure the minimum compatible version of Android and Java on Java SDK

Hive
– Improved and optimized the implementation of server-side rules
– Modified and optimized the implementation of Files/Database based on testing
– Updated the DID SDK, improved the implementation of DID Auth, and checking of the token
– Modified and optimized the implementation of the Files/Database RESTFUL interface on Hive Node based on new requirements and problems found
– Hive Node back-end initialization configuration and related processes are improved, simplifying the configuration process for the first run
– Improved the error handling mechanism of Hive API and standardized error response
– Automatically restart the DID Auth process after the Token expires
– Hive application requirements and features discussion
– Added API documentation of Java SDK
– Setup 2 working Hive Node servers for development, debugging, and test verification
– Improved the test case of Java SDK
– Improved log output to facilitate the location of the problem

Carrier
– Optimized and upgraded the modification of the Carrier dependency toxcore library
– Assisted the community development team in locating the cause of HyperIM file transfer failure
– Added Carrier initialization parameters to determine whether to enable offline messages
– Fixed the memory overflow problem in the dependent library
– Open sourced WebRTC project code and released the CocoaPods package for iOS

Mainchain
– Carried out relevant preparations before release and prepared to release the new version of ELA node
– Prepared cross-chain transaction stress testing tools and conducted cross-chain transaction stress testing
– Fixed other issues found in the closed beta

DID Sidechain
– Adjusted the distribution of block revenue

ETH Side Chain
– Calculated the dutyIndex value according to the current block height, which is used to record the current producer in the DPoS consensus
– Conducted multiple types of transaction stress tests such as recharge, transfer, and contract calls
– Conducted the second round of abnormal test
– Fixed other problems found in the test

Elastos Wallet
– Fixed the issue of new type of proposal transaction with broadcast error
– Added checking of amount and gasPrice when creating ETH sidechain transactions on SPV SDK
– Solved the problem that the eth sidechain cannot synchronize recharge transactions
– Supported eth transactions on command line wallet

Community News

In other news, Elastos has lined up yet another real-world use case for its industry-leading, high-security blockchain. Asgard, a domestic service provider focusing on coupling artificial intelligence and blockchain technology to provide comprehensive solutions for virtual education initiatives, has released plans to use the Elastos blockchain to support and enable the protection of intellectual property. The Elastos blockchain offers a one-stop, comprehensive service to confirm the ownership, transformation, and monetization of data – including various publications, research, and other professional literature. Asgard plans to utilize the Elastos blockchain in conjunction with its proprietary product, Ivy Mathematics, to build out its partnership with the Sichuan Dahe Institute of Public Education Evaluation. In cooperation, Asgard and the Institute aim to accelerate research initiatives for an AI-powered education series and promote the implementation of AI-powered education applications.

 


Watch Gelaxy Team Lead Shunan Yu discuss the various blockchains, consensus mechanisms, and governance models employed throughout the Elastos infrastructure, including main chain, sidechains (ETH, Token, DID), merge-mining with BTC, CRC and more.

 


Next Up: Trinity-Tech’ s Zhilong Tang presents Hive, the Elastos Smartweb’s one-stop shop for decentralized storage services. Check in and learn about how Hive nodes help users to store personal data without compromising their privacy or ownership rights.

 


As we wind down our Anniversary Video Series, we present DID, the W3C Verified decentralized identifier. DIDs are essential to Elastos, and with Vouch and Assist Capsules available in elastOS, DIDs are easier than ever to create and get started in Elastos.

 


The Carrier WebRTC SDK release brings audio and video support to Elastos Carrier, enabling the ability for end to end encrypted, p2p, secure, and decentralized applications to be built on top. Think decentralized Zoom.

Elastos Carrier WebRTC SDK Release

 


The China-Korea Blockchain Week hosted by Biyong and co-organized by Golden Finance and Coin World was held in the Biyong community. Elastos co-founder Feng Han was spoke at this event where he shared his ideas on the significance of DeFi and its future, as well as Elastos’ strategies for Defi.


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