The Weekly Burst Report is a report published every Sunday meant to centralize and outline the important Burst information of the week.

Weekly key data

Core wallet development statistics

– Files modified: 181 
– New insertions (+): 4,900 
– New deletions (-): 7,042 

Blockchain metrics

– Blockchain transaction count / change: 29,521 / +6.1% 
– Total wallets: 143,615 / +0.4% 

Network metrics

– Estimated Network Size (weekly average): 357 PB / +0.8% 
– Public Nodes: 940 / -2.5% 

Trading metrics

– High / Low: $0.033 / $0.023 USD 
– Trade volume / change: $16,724,856 / +235% 
– Market Capitalisation/ change: $59,810,099 / +26% 
– Weekly High vs All Time High (%): 25% 

Metrics by @Koru

Development

  • We finally have detailed information on the upcoming big update: the pre-Dymaxion hard fork. It will bring PoC2, a larger block size, a better transaction efficiency, dynamic transaction fees and Multi-Out transactions. All the information of interest is compiled in a Reddit Megathread.
  • Now, the PoC Consortium enters a very intensive testing period, where they “test, test, test, test and then test some more”, in the words of rico666. The Burst community is highly encouraged to participate in tests on the Dev TestNet. Please refer to this Reddit post for an explanation of the community testing process. And remember: woes encountered now during testing won’t be woes encountered during the hard fork itself.

Websites

  • Community member umbrellacorp3 is working on rebuilding the Burstwiki. He is currently updating the whole Burst API and he is doing an awesome job. There can never be too many people taking care of the wiki in order to make it a true go-to place for all Burst enthusiasts!
  • Burst is now listed on xchange.me, a new exchange with Bitcoin and Ethereum pairings. A full list of Burst exchanges can be found here.
  • We have several new Telegram channels.
  • Minor updates and improvements have been made to burst-coin.org, and more are planned, as explained in the previous report.

Other

Conclusion

Have you noticed? We are actually starting to see a lot of enthusiasm come back into Burst – in the community and markets alike. This was to be expected, given the great news that have been pouring in for the last two weeks. We will do our maximum and hope to see the community keep its newfound energy, redoubling efforts that will lead to more growth, more innovations, more exciting endeavours.

Thank you and see you next week.

Tom Créance (@Gadrah)


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