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Augur Development Update – April 12th

Augur Development Update – April 12th

Most of the past week has been spent adding & updating tests for transaction actions, as well as updating Keythereum with the feedback we’ve received from auditors. Keythereum’s audit will be complete this week, and we will have a post-mortem summary for next weeks update. The Legder plumbing has been built, and the UI integration will be worked on this week. You will be able to use your Ledger to log into Augur and insure your REP/ETH are stored securely. Next on the integration task list…

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For Reporters: A Guide to REP Tokens

For Reporters: A Guide to REP Tokens

Reputation Token (REP) A tradable asset numbering 11 million tokens whose possession makes its owners the reporters of Augur’s platform. Each token entitles its owner 1/22-millionth of all market trading fees in return for faithful reporting on market outcomes. Below is a guide to REP tokens. Reporter Anyone that has a Reputation Token. Reporters vote on the outcomes of Augur prediction markets that have reached their expiration dates in order to resolve the market. Reporters lose reputation tokens if they…

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Augur Front-End Update – April 5th

Augur Front-End Update – April 5th

Last week was spent focusing performance updates with transaction loading in the portfolio display, and switching our selectors to use the Reselect library. We’ve also finished and pushed a new library to the EtherumJS repo, called ethereumjs-blockstream. This library handles block and log removals on chain reorganizations, along with block and log backfills on skipped blocks. This gives us a reliable source of Ethereum blocks to use within Augur. We have a new auditor looking at Keythereum, Kirill Fomichev, a contributor of the EthereumJS libraries. We’ve received…

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