February 3rd, 2020

Original article in Lisk Magazine

Featured in this news update:

– LiskHQ launches dev-focused forum
– Updates from ThePool activities
– Jong’s Lisk Update
– Lisk-focused paper approved for an international blockchain conference
– LSK listed on LATOKEN
– Delegates’ overview and #HeroesNotZeros


LiskHQ launches dev-focused forum
This new forum will be the place to collect and ask questions related to Lisk products, such as Commander and SDK (e.g.: How to sign a message with my passphrase?, How to register a custom transaction with your custom blockchain app?). This is the second active forum, as the other one is Lisk Research Forum, where you can propose and discuss Lisk Improvement Proposals.
This initiative lets anyone to read Lisk-related discussions without an account, making topics more visible and accessible than Discord, that remains the place for community chats and support.


Updates from ThePool activities
ThePool released ldice.sh script, to easily manage and install the ldice node. Ldice is a provably fair dice game made with lisk-sdk, that soon should be released with Lisk DEX testnet integration and treasury dividends. As the group needs more nodes on the network, the team is inviting Lisk supporters to set up a dedicated node. Ldice token symbol will be (LDT) Lisk Dice Token.


Jong’s Lisk Update
Since many months, delegate Jong has been working on Lisk DEX and in the last 30 days he improved signature and transaction propagation, rewrote the order book/matching engine to improve performances, published two new open source libraries and tested the DEX on Leasehold testnet. In addition, he also started working on a open source tool/framework called LDEM (Lisk Decentralized Exchange Manager), that aims to be a more efficient way to run a DEX node.
Read the full article: https://medium.com/@jonathangrosdubois/jons-lisk-update-january-2020-3a5030f49c82


Lisk-focused paper approved for an international blockchain conference
Davi Alves, a Lisk community member,  got his paper about “A strategy for mitigating denial of service attacks on delegate nodes of Lisk blockchain” approved for the second edition of ICBCT 2020, held in Hawaii during March 12-14, 2020. ICBCT aims to provide a forum for researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students from both the industry and the academia to share their newest research findings and results.


LSK listed on LATOKEN
LATOKEN, a CoinmarketCap’s Top-20 exchange, listed LSK/BTC and LSK/ETH pairs.
Recently, LiskHQ released also a report, analyzing 12 exchanges that offer the possibility to buy LSK. Read the blog post.


Delegates’ overview and #HeroesNotZeros
According to LiskMonitor, this week Elite gained globally 19 million LSK and GDT +3.6 million LSK.
At individual level, the biggest individual losses came up for iii.element.iii [-1.7M], adrianhunter [-1.7M], joo5ty [-1.6M], blackswan [-1.1M], lwyrup [-1M], crodam [-1.5M], zy1349 [-1.1M], philhelmuth [-1.2M] and carolina [-2M].
The most voted delegates are: moosty [+2.8M], lemii [+1.4M], liskmagazine [+1.3M], korben3 [+1.5M], liskpoland.pl [+1.2M], minions [+1.2M], gym [+1.2M], jong [+1.3M].
It is still possible to receive 2 free LSK, exploiting the 1 LSK refund by GDT here and the 1LSK refund by minions (if you vote the “Heroes” list, no action required).
Read more about the campaign #HeroesNotZeros in the dedicated article: “Heroes Not Zeroes: the Campaign to Push Deserving Delegates

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