Devcon5 On-Chain Ticket Sale

Over the last few months, we’ve been coordinating with the talented team over at ether.cards to bring an NFT-based on-chain ticketing solution to the Ethereum community in time for Devcon5. This experiment will take place in two parts, with a raffle and an auction with proceeds donated to the Devcon Scholars Program taking place in the coming days. We have committed 100 tickets to the raffle and 50 to the auction this year, and we plan to extend the availability... [Read More]

Announcing the Devcon Scholars Program

Welcome! The Devcon Scholars Program is an Ethereum Foundation initiative designed to provide an opportunity for Ethereum ecosystem-members from underserved communities, unique circumstances, or developing areas to attend the largest annual gathering in the Ethereum ecosystem. Now in its second year, the Devcon Scholars Program provides full scholarships to many around the world to learn, connect, and grow with others in the blockchain space, culminating in an experience to attend Devcon 5 in Osaka. In collaboration with ecosystem leaders including... [Read More]

Devcon Tickets: Wave 3 and beyond

各位, We are now fewer than 60 days away from Devcon, and we wanted to provide important updates and further details about how to obtain remaining Devcon tickets for everyone looking to join us in Osaka. First, save the date: Wave 3 of Devcon ticket sales will take place on Thursday, the 15th of August at 6:00am PT / 9:00am ET / 3:00pm CEST / 10:00pm JST at Devcon.org! Following the completion of this wave, there will be a few... [Read More]

Devcon updates: Announcing Wave 2, a New Application window, and more!

各位, With well under three months to go until Devcon, we are moving at full speed toward Osaka! You’ll hear about first programming details and more in the coming days, and with ticket sales now underway, we thought it time for a more formal update! First, Wave 2 of ticket sales are tentatively scheduled to take place on August 6th. We’ve learned and patched a lot following the last round. We used a new, open source ticketing platform this year,... [Read More]

On Wave 1 and Devcon Ticketing

By now, we hope you’ve heard the news: In just two days, on July 17, 2019, the first wave of general Devcon tickets will go online at 6:00am PT / 9:00am ET / 3:00pm CEST / 10:00pm JST. Today, we wanted to bring everyone a few details on the ticketing process in advance of Wednesday’s launch. As always, we’re working to ensure everyone has a fair chance to attend Devcon, so ticket purchases are limited to 2 per order, and... [Read More]

Geth v1.9.0

Six months distilled

After many months of silence, we’re proud to announce the v1.9.0 release of Go Ethereum! Although this release has been in the making for a lot longer than we anticipated, we’re confident there will be some juicy feature for everyone to enjoy! Warning: We’ve tried our best to squash all the bugs, but as with all major releases, we advise everyone to take extra care when upgrading. The v1.9.0 release contains database schema changes, meaning it’s not possible to downgrade... [Read More]

Solidity Storage Array Bugs

Solidity Storage Array Bug Announcement This blog post is about two bugs connected to storage arrays which are otherwise unrelated. Both have been present in the compiler for a long time and have only been discovered now even though a contract containing them should very likely show malfunctions in tests. Daenam Kim with help from Nguyen Pham, both from Curvegrid discovered an issue where invalid data is stored in connection with arrays of signed integers. This bug has been present... [Read More]

EF-Supported Teams: Development Report

2019 Pt. 1

Friends, Over the last year, developers and researchers supported by Ethereum Foundation have kept their heads down and continued to produce at a staggering pace. Their focus has remained on their work, and together we’re all building a more complete Ethereum. Today, our regular all-team update series is relaunching in a changed and ever growing ecosystem. Ethereum features larger dApp, developer and user communities than ever before, the network has continued to improve, and steady progress has been made on... [Read More]

Devcon in Osaka: Applications now open!

Friends, The year is well underway, cherry blossoms have fallen, and Devcon is quickly approaching! As announced on-stage at Ethereal last month, Devcon will be returning to Asia in 2019. We hope that you’ll join us this October 8th-11th as we come together in Osaka, Japan! Without further delay, we’re excited to reveal new details for this year’s gathering. [Read More]