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Weekend update integration successful for Shelley hard fork on Cardano

Weekend update integration successful for Shelley hard fork on Cardano
  • Charles Hoskinson announced that the weekend update integration was successful and that the team is getting ready with its planned Shelley hard fork deployment. 
  • On top of this, the update also mentioned that the testnet already has 300 stake pools on standby. 

The CEO and founder of Cardano, Charles Hoskinson announced earlier this week that the weekend update integration was successful and that the team is getting ready with its planned Shelley hard fork and deployment on the 29th of July this week. 

In the official update announcement by IOHK:

“The current Cardano Byron mainnet will become the Cardano Shelly mainnet on Wednesday 29th July 2020 at 21.44; 51 UTC starting at epoch 208.”

On top of this, the update also mentioned that the testnet already has 300 stake pools on standby which will feature a new test version of the official Cardano Wallet Daedalus. Everyone will be able to sample from this:

“This version of Daedalus is very nearly feature-complete, so it is a very close facsimile of what you’ll enjoy on mainnet after the Shelley hardfork.”

Yes there is a lot of hype built up for this project and no one seems more excited than the CEO himself. He took to Twitter over the weekend to predict that there will be hundreds of assets running on Cardano in 2021. This led to many people in the community thinking he was setting the bar a little bit too high:


It will be interesting to see how this situation plays out. For more news on this and other crypto updates, keep it with CryptoDaily!

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