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Bytecoin Amethyst v3.4.3, v3.4.4 & v3.4.5 Extended Release Notes
June 14, 2019
Bytecoin Amethyst v3.4.3, v3.4.4 & v3.4.5 Extended Release Notes

v3.4.3 (Amethyst)

This release contains several convenient tweaks and optimizations:

Early Access Guide to Using Bytecoin with Ledger Nano S
May 27, 2019
Early Access Guide to Using Bytecoin with Ledger Nano S

The Bytecoin Team has been working on making hardware wallets a storage option for the Bytecoin community for quite some time. We admire the technology and would like to use this space to provide a preview of how Bytecoin can work with one of the most prevalent hardware wallets in the industry, the Ledger Nano S. First we will describe how Ledger devices manage keys, then how to install the Bytecoin app on a Ledger Nano S, and finally show how to use the device to send BCN.

Hardfork Announcement: Blockchain Upgrade Completed
May 17, 2019
Hardfork Announcement: Blockchain Upgrade Completed

The Bytecoin Team is proud to announce that the blockchain has hit block 1792117, and the hardfork process has been successfully completed. From this point on, the blockchain will be accepting version 4 blocks, bringing the long-anticipated technical additions to life.

Bytecoin Hardfork: Blockchain Upgrade Announcement
May 10, 2019
Bytecoin Hardfork: Blockchain Upgrade Announcement

The Bytecoin Team is pleased to announce that the blockchain upgrade height has been set.

A Concise Overview of Application Programming Interfaces
May 7, 2019
A Concise Overview of Application Programming Interfaces

We at Bytecoin value accessible education and shared knowledge - we have learned a lot of things that have given us a professional edge from open source. In the spirit of sharing we have decided to test out a new format of articles - short, clear and straight to the point descriptions of how things work. We hope these articles prove useful to some people and inspire them to learn more. Let us know what you think via Twitter or Reddit.

Software Testing Overview - Part 2
April 30, 2019
Software Testing Overview - Part 2

This article is the second installment of a two-part series on the Bytecoin blog. We have already established what software testing is and what testing methodologies are used by different teams around the world to identify and eliminate errors and problems from their products.

In this article we will describe the concept of testing levels as well as explore miscellaneous testing techniques.

Software Testing Overview - Part 1
April 25, 2019
Software Testing Overview - Part 1

As has been described previously, software testing is a key component of the software development process. Broadly speaking, it is an investigation that provides information about the quality of the software product. Software testing is part of quality assurance, a discipline that aims to purge errors and eliminate problems from the developed software.

Bytecoin Amethyst v3.4.2 Extended Release Notes
April 19, 2019
Bytecoin Amethyst v3.4.2 Extended Release Notes

This article provides an extended description of changes made to Bytecoin Software in v3.4.2-beta-20190411, v3.4.2-beta-20190412 and v3.4.2.

Software Development Process Overview
April 15, 2019
Software Development Process Overview

It is estimated that there are around 23 million software developers in the world and this number is projected to grow to around 27 million in 2023. While software development remains one of the most dynamically advancing industries, the significance of a proper development paradigm has only gotten more substantial.

Bytecoin Mining Overview
April 10, 2019
Bytecoin Mining Overview

Just like with any Proof-of-Work cryptocurrency, mining is the foundation of Bytecoin. It serves to  discourage  illegitimate overwriting of the blockchain by apportioning mined blocks with proof of a certain amount of computational work. While debates over the pros and cons of Proof-of-Work and Proof-of-Stake persist, mining is still a working solution to a modern technological challenge. In this article we will enumerate the different ways Bytecoin can be mined and take a look at the technological backdrop of each method.