SDF details updates to their approach to developer engagement, including a new developer mailing list for transparency and collaboration, wallet guidelines for security and interoperability, a new Stellar Developer Program for ongoing support project beyond the Stellar Build Challenge, and an evolved Stellar Build Challenge modeled more closely after hackathon events.
“Could you see a cartoon rocket ship in use at some central bank or in a press release from a national monetary authority? We couldn’t either."
Plans for 2019 include streamlining Core so more validators can join the network, significant changes to Horizon, an overhauled Stellar.org site, an open-source wallet SDK, ecosystem projects being supported by SDF, and more.
McCaleb pens an update about SDF lumen sales, inflation, Starlight, and SDF's general plans.
CoinDesk profiles Jed McCaleb. Highlights: