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Community Spotlight — April 2019 Edition
April is a wrap! We at ARK are proud of our determined and bright community, and our monthly Community Spotlight newsletter will keep you apprised on some notable community activities. Let’s dive into just some of the ways the ARK community shined in April 2019.
As they say, the best things happen with help. That’s why ARK runs monthly bounty programs for coders who contribute to our codebase on the ARK Ecosystem GitHub. Independent programmers can work side by side with our international team and make the ARK toolkit even more powerful and stable. ARK is awarded to GitHub participants by way of the ARK GitHub Bounty Program. Learn more about the bounty program here.
The community Spotlight Newsletter only includes three featured commits, but you can see all the hard work of our GitHub participants at blog.ark.io!
- Delegate ‘alessio’ reported a method to user experience in the wallet by enhancing the address validation schema. This means that users won’t mistakenly send funds to an address that is 100% confirmed to be apart from the current network’s address format. For example, all ARK mainnet addresses start with the letter ‘A.’
- Delegate ‘dated’ removed ‘productivity’ from the ARK Explorer’s delegate monitor. Productivity refers to the percentage of blocks forged to total opportunities to forge. Although this was removed for space reasons to allow for the more important vote weight column to always be visible, there are talks to bring productivity back with an improved calculation method. Don’t worry, the ARK team and community developers are still as productive as ever!
- Delegate ‘dated’ also handled a chore changing ‘Ark’ to ARK on the development side. This was handled to bring congruence to what the ARK communications team puts out.
Multiple coders are contributing to the ARK toolkit 24/7, and ...
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