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Hydra Team Update

· 2 min read
Sebastian Nagel

High-level summary

This week, the Hydra team released version 0.8.1, which includes several fixes and a user-wished extension of the persistence introduced by 0.8.0 of replaying server outputs to make clients like the hydra-tui be aware of the latest hydra-node state. The team also worked on the specification and closing gaps in the on-chain scripts, collaborated with the education team on a Hydra tutorial and also renamed the repository from hydra-poc to hydra!

What did the team achieve this week

  • Implemented replaying of server outputs to address #580
  • Released version 0.8.1 containing this and other fixes Release notes
  • Worked on the bounded tx validity as one of the on-chain script fixes, but couldnt finish it just yet #615
  • Collaborated with the education team on a Hydra tutorial.
  • Discovered and discussed issues with the seen ledger.
  • Renamed the Hydra repository hydra-poc -> hydra

What are the goals of next week

  • Create and discuss an ADR about handling tx validity correctly.
  • Attend the Cardano Summit in Lausanne. Hydra will be topic of one talk! Save the date+time: "Developing Hydra" on Day 2, Nov 21st, 13:50 CET
  • Have a team workshop / hackathon after the summit:
    • Retrospective
    • Roadmapping session
    • Hack on something complex or useful