Hi everyone, welcome to GitHub Digest #16. Since the previous GitHub Digest (#15) we’ve been working hard! Not only around the Golem protocol itself, getting the next major release ready (v0.8.0) with numerous release candidates, but also with more periphery areas around the project.
We’ve been keeping a close eye on user feedback around the Golem Stats page which now has more than 300 million API requests! We’re excited to see it being used so much by the Golem community.
We’re back for August’s update on the GLM Rewards Program! Each month we offer rewards to the community members that are getting involved in the ecosystem, whether it be in development, support, or interesting projects of their own that they come up with to work on.
As with recent months and since the introduction of the Application Creation and Maintenance category, we will be doing an application spotlight! This will also be the first month that we will be awarding the Community Builder category.
GLM Rewards Program Spotlight — Entropythief
Entropythief returns a stream of random numbers from an Intel…
Relevant changes in these API releases are (not including bug fixes, please see changelogs):
These API releases are requestor-focused only, if you’re a provider you there is no need to do…
We’re back for this month’s update on the GLM Rewards Program! Each month we offer rewards (in the form of GLM tokens, averaging 20k per month) to the community members that are getting involved in the ecosystem. Whether it be in development of Golem applications, support to other community members or interesting projects of their own that they come up with to work on related to Golem.
Not so long ago we opened up the Application Creation and Maintenance category. The way to get involved in this category is to create an application related to requesting on Golem, share it…
The major release introduced the Service Model, and to go along with it and help developers get started building their own applications with services in mind, we made the Golem Services API and Service Model workshop video on Youtube (led by Kuba from our SDK team).
In GitHub Digest #14 we covered that we’d submitted Awesome Golem to the Awesome list, which has over 167k…
In August 2020, the Golem team announced CHEM@Golem, the first scientific use-case running on Clay, the former iteration of our protocol.
After this first announcement, we continued to work with our research partners and conceived a follow-up project, LIFE@Golem. The LIFE project is the result of the knowledge acquired through the process of developing and running CHEM. In fact, LIFE uses a family of similar algorithms but sets to achieve a much more ambitious goal.
“We are very pleased to finally reveal the fruit of our longtime collaboration with Allchemy, a project that has the potential of becoming a watershed…
We’ve just released a new patch for Golem. This release, codenamed Zenashe ( v0.7.3), contains some minor improvements to Golem requestors and providers. For more information you can check out the beta.2.patch.3 tag.
This release is completely backwards compatible with the release so both getting started and updating is as easy as running one command. Please update your nodes so that you’re not running on old software of Golem.
Starting out or going from the recent major releases to this patch release involves running only the quick installation command. After stopping Golem / Yagna (with CTRL+C), run the command below…
Welcome to the summary of the Reddit AMA for July 2021 — it was an incredibly participated AMA, and for the first time we also had follow-up questions, which led to interesting conversations and exchanges of ideas. The questions revolved around 4 main topics: community growth, team organization, and last but not least, technical questions and suggestions!
Ecosystem and community growth
Let’s start with Community building — as you know, we are working towards growing the ecosystem of apps developed on Golem. …
While we briefly introduced the Services API in our Beta.2 release walk-through that went along with the 2nd major release. Now, Kuba is taking the stage to present our coding workshop (above) where we take a deeper dive into how developers can get started building on service-oriented applications that run on the Golem Network. The workshop covers the topics: why you should build on Golem, what is the Golem Daemon, and how you can create your own requestor applications on Golem using the Service Model.
Why is this exciting? Services are processes running under the control of a Provider…
We’re updating another category of the GLM Rewards Program. The program was updated recently with the Application Creation and Maintenance category, we then turned to evaluate some of the other categories. With this announcement we will be making changes to the “Telegram Administrator” category and introducing the new Community Builder category.
Despite the Discord migration being announced in March 2020, before the announcement of the GLM Rewards Program (June), the program categories had already been constructed internally before the migration to Discord decision. So a lot has changed since the Telegram Administrator category’s inception with that timeline in mind.