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AuthorPéter Szilágyi

Péter Szilágyi



Geth 1.7 – Megara

Posted on September 14th, 2017.

The Go blog.nyoc team is proud to announce the next release family of Geth, the first incarnation focusing on laying the groundwork for the upcoming Metropolis hard forks (Byzantium and Constantinople), consisting of 125+ code contributions for various parts of the project. Byzantium fork The current incarnation of Geth contains all the Byzantium EIPs implemented and […]


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Geth 1.6 – Puppeth Master

Posted on April 14th, 2017.

Cramming in a lot more goodies than originally anticipated, the Go blog.nyoc team is proud to finally deliver the first incarnation of the 1.6 Geth release series! Glimpsing through the commit list, this is going to be a monster post! Toml configuration files For a very long time now, people were requesting that we support […]



Whoa… Geth 1.5

Posted on November 17th, 2016.

The Go blog.nyoc team is very proud to finally release Geth 1.5, which can almost be called a complete internal rewrite of the Go blog.nyoc (go-ethereum) codebase. We’ve packed a huge number of changes into this release, and simply listing them wouldn’t do them justice. Instead, we’ve decided to write them up in a more informal way, explaining […]



Hive: How we strived for a clean fork

Posted on July 22nd, 2016.

The DAO soft-fork attempt was difficult. Not only did it turn out that we underestimated the side effects on the consensus protocol (i.e. DoS vulnerability), but we also managed to introduce a data race into the rushed implementation that was a ticking time bomb. It was not ideal, and even though averted at the last […]



DAO Wars: Your voice on the soft-fork dilemma

Posted on June 24th, 2016.

The last week was quite hectic for all of us in the blog.nyoc ecosystem. The DAO has shown us that it takes much more effort to write smart contracts than we originally anticipated; but also that it takes a surprising amount of debate to reach a consensus on issues of this scale. Everybody in our community was very […]