We’re going to try something new this week and move our dev updates into Medium. They’re getting quite long, and scrolling through a novel on Discord isn’t exactly a pleasant experience. Let us know if you like the change!
Skynet turns one year old
One million unique users. Five million uploads. 25 million downloads. Hundreds of decentralized apps. You’ve helped us build this revolution in just one year. You all have been the backbone of some of the very best innovation, discussions, and collaboration. Thank you for fighting with us for a better, more free future!
1.5.5 is released!
This release includes new download code that improve throughput and consistency, as well as the usual bug fixes and minor improvements. For more details, check out Matt’s blog post. As always, you can download Sia from our website or update by running
1.5.4 hardfork troubleshooting
Here’s a consolidated resource you can share with those who have issues resulting from the 1.5.4 Sia hardfork. It includes problems to look for, and links to the clean install guide and other fork-related info.
What is Skynet?
Why should I build on it? And how can I make money from my work? If you’re new to Skynet or just want to learn more, check out this brilliant Skynet Guide by David Vorick.
Announcing our collaboration with Streambed Media!
Because every creator deserves to own and control their content.
The ENCODE Hackathon
You’ve seen what Skynet can do in just one year. Now’s your chance to help build a better internet. Doesn’t matter if you’re a dev or non-dev, student or professional, there’s a place for you here.
Hacking begins Feb 25th, so register below for the ENCODE Hackathon by Monday March 29th!
Don’t forget to check out the new SkynetWiki! This community-managed project looks at the entire Skynet/Sia ecosystem and has guides and all the info you could ask for.
SkyLearn implements SkyID integration!
Covalent dropped a great article in the SkynetWiki comparing the various dstorage projects with Sia.
Check out Bleenk, a decentralized, disposable, client-side ecrypted image and text hosting app.
SkyDroid, a decentralized Skynet-based Android App Store, now has more F-Droid repos bridged. It also updated with more translations and much more!
We just published the Community Dev Call for February!
Sign up for the Developer Newsletter https://skynetlabs.typeform.com/to/WPzP9FOA
#267 Marcin added some unit test to the crypto functions
#305 and #306 Daniel made some updates to
#323 Marcin released v3.0.1-beta
#6 redsolver added an initial profile stucture
#7 redsolver created feed and post related JSON schemas
#615 Karol updated the funds notification
#624 Karol included
skynet-portal-api to the header response.
#625 Karol update the
#57 Ivo released docker image for Sia v1.5.5
#11 Fil released docker image for Sia v1.5.4. v1.5.5 expected this week.
v1.5.5 was released!
!4973 new download code is finally merged! Thanks PJ!
!5058 Matt added the ability to trigger metadata updates with
siac renter bubble
!5068 David limited the number of
!5060 Chris fixed a bug in the host not being able to load the wal file
!5073 Chris reduced the amount of wallet addresses generated but allowing the wallet to reused unused addresses.
!5074 Chris fixed a bug in the renter not renewing empty contracts.
!5086 and !5090 Chris began implementing the monetization for Skynet.
!75 Karol fixed stats on the home page
!151 Fil made some updates to the version tests to make them more stable.
!16 Luke updated the API docs for v1.5.5
Discord, Reddit, Twitter, Skynet website, Sia website
Until next week.