Zcash Developers Update 10-22-2021 – Zcash Community

Hello Zcashers,

Welcome again to the Friday Community Update! Here’s the freshest batch of updates from the land of ECC:

Zcash updates

  • ECC has welcomed Beth Patterson as our new Head of Strategic Alliances!
  • ECC launched the most recent Transparency Report , masking This autumn 2020 and Q1 2021.
  • This submit  on the ECC weblog outlines ballot outcomes from a current non-binding, coin-weighted ZEC-holder ballot.
  • New Release 4.5.1-1  is a required replace for all testnet nodes and is extremely beneficial for some mainnet nodes.
  • As a part of ECC’s third planning time period of 2021, we outlined a multi-year “North Star,”  together with plans throughout departments for the following four-month time period. The focus? To ship a world-class consumer expertise for ZEC.
  • ECC has begun surveying guests  to z.money and electriccoin.co  web sites as a part of a brand new product technique that focuses on consumer suggestions and market analysis…
  • Digital foreign money asset supervisor Grayscale introduced that buying and selling has commenced for Grayscale Zcash Trust.
  • ECC is seeking to rent a stellar Head of Product Marketing. Learn extra  about it and all of our profession alternatives on our web site.



  • Released Zcashd variations 4.5.1 and 4.5.1-1 
    • 4.5.1 included two Testnet Orchard circuit modifications and stuck a regression within the getbalance RPC technique
    • 4.5.1-1 added v5 transactions to straightforward guidelines and added a listaddresses RPC to interchange the getaddressesbyaccount RPC
  • ZIPs 32 and 316 had been up to date to deal with HD viewing key derivation
  • ZIP 239 was up to date to make clear the supposed behaviour for unrecognized stock sorts
  • Made progress on the mandatory refactors to arrange for recursion in Halo 2
  • Made nice progress on changing the Zcashd pockets to derive all new addresses from mnemonic seed
  • The main lemma for the Halo 2 safety proof is sort of performed
  • Updated the protocol specification to replicate the Orchard circuit modifications made in Zcashd 4.5.1


  • Android SDK:
    • Gradle plugin updates and enhancements
  • Secant Wallet
    • Kotlin Multiplatform + JetPack Compose Research Spike
      • Could permit us goal Desktop and Web with (principally) the identical codebase
      • Bootstrap of the undertaking’s setting In progress
  • iOS SDK:
    • Rust-Less Builds Research Spike concluded.
      • Will Help SDK customers to hurry up their construct jobs by 2 to five minutes
    • Swift Package Manager Research Spike Concluded
      • Depends on Rust-Less builds (which companions appear pleased about)
  • Secant Wallet iOS
    • Onboarding Flow Screen with (semi) Final Designs In Progress
    • Recovery Phrase Flow in Progress
    • Custom UI-Components In flight
    • App Architecture Research Spike Concluded
  • UX / UI Design
    • Design Guidelines v1 Completed
    • Design Guidelines (in progress)
    • Feedback loop on UI-Components for iOS
    • Home display tips and Lottie animations (In progress)

In the information, Time Magazine explores conversations  about liberation and cash within the Black Bitcoin neighborhood. The Department of Justice introduced plans to launch a crypto enforcement group. Ashkan Soltani, former chief technologist for the U.S. FTC, was named government director  of California Privacy Protection Agency.

Bon week-end!

[ Originally posted on Zcash Forums ]

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