Development Roadmap

Currently in development

CloudChains Inc. Lite Multiwallet

Trade on Block DX without downloading additional chains using a lite multiwallet developed by Blocknet and CloudChains Inc.

Partnership

ERC-20 BLOCK solution

A short-term solution for the creation of an ERC-20 BLOCK token enabling BLOCK to be integrated on Ethereum DEXes and in DeFi applications.

Core

XBridge ETH/ERC-20 Atomic Swaps

Enabling trustless swaps of ETH/ERC-20 for supported assets on Block DX Exchange.

XBridge
Block DX

Enterprise XRouter Proxy

An nginx reverse proxy that interfaces with the XRouter protocol to enable millions of requests per second.

Xrouter

Partial Order Support

Support for partial orders in Block DX.

BLOCK DX

Q4 2020 & Beyond

Lite Libraries JS

Enables developers to use XRouter and XCloud without the Blocknet wallet for easy and lite weight plug-and-play integration

XCloud
XRouter

XRouter DNS

Allow for Service Nodes to offer their services behind a registered XRouter namespace (e.g. xrs::microsoft).

XRouter
XCloud

Order Confirmations Filter

Filter the order book based on the counterparty's confirmations setting for an improved trading experience.

BLOCK DX

Fee Filtering

Filter the Block DX order book based on the counterparty's network fees for an improved trading experience.

BLOCK DX

UTXO Splitter

Support for easily splitting UTXOs in any connected wallet.

BLOCK DX

TradingView Charts

Support for TradingView charts in Block DX.

BLOCK DX

DNS & Proxy Setup Guide

Guide for Service Nodes on how to setup the XRouter proxy and how to offer their services behind a registered domain.

Xrouter
xcloud

Segwit Address Support

Support the use of Segwit (p2wpkh) addresses.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

Staked Input Support

Support the use of staked inputs (p2pk) so you can trade funds that have staked.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

Shared Plugins Repo

A Github repo for Service Nodes to collaborate, develop, and share services amongst each other.

XCloud

XCloud Service Info

Enables users to easily view XCloud service descriptions, versions, and parameters instead of relying on external sources.

XCloud

Ledger Support

Manage, send, receive, and securely store your BLOCK on the Ledger hardware wallet.

Core

API Docs Localization

Support multiple languages so the Blocknet Protocol can be more easily adopted and used globally.

Core

Order Fee Estimate

Support for estimating order fees in XBridge and Block DX.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

Stablecoin Integration

Integrate and support trading of a stablecoin such as USDT.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

Market Order Support

Support for market orders in Block DX.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

XBridge Test Engine

An automated tested engine for new asset integrations and updates.

xbridge

Doc Portal Localization

Increase the accessibility of the documentation portal with translations into multiple languages.

Core

Lightning Network Support

Support for using the Lightning Network to trade via XBridge.

xbridge

Address Selector

Ability to select your trading addresses from within Block DX.

BLOCK DX

Ledger Support

Ability to trade on Block DX with your Ledger wallet.

BLOCK DX

Network Reputation System

An upgrade for a shared, network-wide Service Node reputation system instead of a local implementation.

XRouter
XCloud

Cold Staking

Enables offline staking so you can securely store your BLOCK in cold storage.

Core

Fee Calculator

A tool that masses can interact with that provides fee estimations for chains such as BTC, ETH, and LTC, as well as other chains that showcases the power and potential of XRouter.

XRouter
XCloud

Percent-Based Fees

Upgrade from a static 0.015 BLOCK fee to a percent-based fee. This will result in greater income for Service Node operators.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

Config Update Notice

Notify Block DX users when new configuration updates are available so they can update.

BLOCK DX

Trade Competitions

Compete against other traders over various metrics to win prizes.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

Service Node Chat

An in-wallet, verified Service Node chat for governing discussions for those with vested interests

Core

Coin Split

Proportionally multiply all BLOCK values by 100x to support micro fees. All values including existing holdings, fees, rewards, and collaterals will be increased proportionally.

Core

Payment Channels

Enables transactions between users and Service Nodes to be grouped for faster and cheaper processing.

XRouter
XCloud

Private Order Books

Support for private order books in XBridge and Block DX that are separate from the public order books.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

Trade History Export

Export your XBridge and Block DX trade history.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

Digital Hackathon

Call on developers to compete against each other to build innovative products powered by the Blocknet Protocol.

xbridge
XRouter
XCloud

New Market Pricings

View and place orders in different denominations such as ETH, USD, and EUR.

BLOCK DX

Asset Info

View information on the assets that you are trading and their respective projects directly within Block DX.

BLOCK DX

Direct Orders

Support for direct OTC orders in XBridge and Block DX that are separate from public order books.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

EOS/NEO/Other Integration

Integrate and support trading of major platform tokens.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

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Q3 2020

Blocknet Website relaunch

A relaunch of the official Blocknet website with an all new design and updated content.

Core

DX Maker Bot V2

A market making bot to help market makers easily provide liquidity to the network.

xbridge
Block DX

Partial Order Support

Support for partial orders in XBridge.

xbridge

UTXO Splitter

Support for easily splitting UTXOs in any connected wallet.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

Trade History Persistence

Maintain trade history persistence between shutdowns.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

Q2 2020

Lite Libraries (Go, C++)

Enables developers to use XRouter and XCloud without the Blocknet wallet for easy and lite weight plug-and-play integration.

XRouter
XCloud

SNode Relaying Packet

An XRouter packet for relaying the Service Node list that will be used to create lite libraries.

XRouter
XCloud

Block DX Website Localization

Support multiple languages so anyone around the world can learn more about Block DX.

BLOCK DX

Q1 2020

Base Code Migration

Migrate the base chain codebase from PIVX to Bitcoin v18.

Core

On-Chain Governance

An XRouter packet for relaying the Service Node list that will be used to create lite libraries.

Core

XRouter Host

Allows for Service Nodes to offer their services behind a registered domain to support variable IP addresses and load balancing.

XRouter
XCloud

Single Tier Block Reward

Both regular stakers and Service Nodes will be able to stake for a single 1 BLOCK block reward.

Core

Block DX Localization

Support multiple languages so Block DX can be adopted and used globally.

BLOCK DX

Network Fees To Stakers

A network update that pays network fees to stakers instead of the fees being burnt.

Core

Generate New Address

Support for generating a new address for any connected wallet.

BLOCK DX

EOS Docker Image

Configured Docker image for Service Nodes to provide EOS XBridge, XRouter, and XCloud services.

xbridge
XRouter
XCloud

Ethereum Setup Guides

Guide for Service Nodes on how to setup Ethereum to provide XBridge, XRouter, and XCloud services using Docker or source files.

xbridge
XRouter
XCloud

EOS Setup Guides

Guide for Service Nodes on how to setup EOS to provide XBridge, XRouter, and XCloud services using Docker, source files, or .deb distribution.

xbridge
XRouter
XCloud

Q4 2019

Generate New Address

Support for generating a new address for any connected wallet.

xbridge

Block DX Website

A Block DX product site and informational source for learning material, tutorials, developer info, and other supplementary content.

BLOCK DX

Clear Orders Feature

The ability to clear cancelled orders from Inactive Orders with a "Clear Inactive" button.

BLOCK DX

Service Explorer

A look-up directory platform for SPV Wallets and XCloud services provided by Blocknet's Service Nodes, developed by @lucien.

XRouter
XCloud

Q3 2019

Staking Protocol Upgrade

Upgrade from PoS3 to a new and improved custom Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus algorithm.

Core

Order Book Filter

The ability to filter the order book on Block DX to view only buy orders, only sell orders, or both buy and sell orders.

BLOCK DX

Release Notes Notice

A Block DX notice message presented after updating that lists the key features included in the update.

BLOCK DX

Configuration Notice

A message asking the user to configure their wallets when viewing markets they are not currently configured to trade on.

BLOCK DX

Block DX Tooltips

Tooltips to help inform users on functionality, usage, features, of finer details.

BLOCK DX

Wallet Refreshing

Support manually refreshing your connected wallets and balances with the click of a button.

BLOCK DX

Right-Click Order Taking

Take orders faster by right-clicking on the order and selecting the “Take Order” option.

BLOCK DX

Q2 2019

Syscoin4 Docker Image

Configured Docker image for Service Nodes to provide Syscoin XBridge, XRouter, and XCloud services.

xbridge
XRouter
XCloud

Auto Setup V2

An updated automated configuration setup to begin trading in a matter of minutes and just a few clicks.

BLOCK DX

Order Details

View additional order details by right-clicking on the order and selecting the “View Details” option.

BLOCK DX

XRouter Beta

Beta release of a decentralized full node SPV network enabling use of on-chain data from any public or private blockchain without requiring users to download the full blockchain.

XRouter

XCloud Beta

Beta release of a decentralize oracle network enabling on-chain use of off-chain data, APIs, and services.

XCloud

New Forum

A new Blocknet forum to host proposals and other Blocknet related discussions.

Core

Q1 2019

DX Maker Bot V1

A market making bot to help market makers easily provide liquidity to the network.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

Web APIs

Web API endpoints for various XBridge and XRouter data.

xbridge
XRouter

Documentation Portal

An official source of informational content, tutorials, and tools.

Core

Improved Funding

Increase Superblock capacity to provide adequate funding for the project and products to mature and compete with the rest of the market.

Core

Auto Updater

An in-app updater that will notify users when a new version is available and let them easily upgrade from within Block DX.

BLOCK DX

Welcome Screen

A welcome screen that provides useful information to help onboard new users.

BLOCK DX

Order Status Indicator

A more user-friendly way to present and indicate the current state of each order.

BLOCK DX

Error Messaging

Improved error messages that provide the user with more information on what the issue is and tips to resolve these issues.

BLOCK DX

Service Node Stability

Improve the stability of the Service Node list to better support the network and services.

Core

XBridge Beta

Beta release of the first decentralized exchange protocol for trustless peer-to-peer exchange between any digital asset.

xbridge

Q4 2018

XBridge Updates

A series of upgrades including stuck order fixes, order relaying, additional verification checks, protocol enforcement, and increased order system reliability.

xbridge

XBridge RPC Updates

A series of upgrades including improved wallet connection checks, RPC validations, and RPC locking issues.

xbridge

Redesign Settings Screen

A Settings screen in the redesigned wallet for easy access to various wallet configurations.

Core

Redesign Tools Screen

A Tools screen in the redesigned wallet with the debug console, peers list, and network monitor.

Core

Order Form Validation

Present Block DX users with an error message when there's data missing from the order form.

BLOCK DX

Own Order Indication

A way to easily and quickly distinguish your own orders in the order book.

BLOCK DX

XRouter Fee System

Implementation of the XRouter and XCloud fee system.

XRouter
XCloud

Blockdx.co Website

Monitor open orders and trade history on Block DX, a map of Service Node locations, network services, and proposals, developed by @littleeagle.

BLOCK DX

Redesign Transactions Screen

A Transactions screen in the redesign wallet that allows you to view your wallet's transaction history.

Core

Redesign Proposal Submission

A Proposal Submission screen in the redesign wallet that allows you to easily submit proposals through the wallet UI.

Core

Redesign Address Book Screen

An Address Book screen in the redesign wallet to view your addresses and addresses of other contacts.

Core

XBridge Conf Reloading

Support for hot-loading the xbridge.conf file after making changes so the wallet doesn't need to be restarted.

Core
xbridge

Trade History Chart

A Block DX trade history chart using information pulled from the on-chain trade history.

BLOCK DX

Market Pricing

Support for placing orders and viewing markets in terms of BTC pricing.

BLOCK DX

Q3 2018

Redesign Proposals Screen

A Proposals screen in the redesign wallet that allows you to easily view and vote on proposals.

Core

Redesign Coin Control Screen

A Coin Control screen in the redesign wallet that can open in a new window where you can view and lock your wallet's inputs.

Core

Auto Setup V1

An automated configuration setup to begin trading in a matter of minutes and just a few clicks.

BLOCK DX

Place Order By Price

Ability to create orders on Block DX using an asset's price instead of specifying the amount of each asset to be traded.

BLOCK DX

Fee Schedule Update

Update to the fee schedule to remove the maker fee and set the taker fee to 0.015 BLOCK.

xbridge
BLOCK DX

On-Chain Trade History

Support viewing completed orders and trading records using on-chain trade history.

xbridge

XWallets

Support viewing which blockchains and services are supported by the Service Node network.

Core

1st XRouter SPV Transaction

The very first mainnet SPV transaction was sent on Syscoin's blockchain using XRouter's decentralized network without having the Syscoin blockchain installed.

XRouter

XRouter/XCloud API

API documentation update to include XRouter and XCloud calls.

XRouter
XCloud

Whitepaper Translations

Translation of the whitepaper into Korean and Arabic.

Core

Q2 2018

XRouter Alpha

Alpha release of a decentralized full node SPV network enabling use of on-chain data from any public or private blockchain without requiring users to download the full blockchain

XRouter

XCloud Alpha

Alpha release of a decentralize oracle network enabling on-chain use of off-chain data, APIs, and services.

XCloud

Wallet Redesign

A newly redesigned Blocknet wallet for a more intuitive user experience and a crisp, snappy design with expanded functionality.

Core

API Docs

A Blocknet site for API documentation, usage, developer information, and other supplementary content.

Core

Website Redesign

A redesign of the Blocknet website for a fresh new look with more information.

Core

Whitepaper Translation

Translation of the whitepaper into Mandarin.

Core

Q1 2018

Whitepaper

Release of Blocknet's whitepaper.

Core

Block DX Alpha

Alpha release of the first decentralized exchange for trustless peer-to-peer exchange between any digital asset.

BLOCK DX

Intro Video

A Blocknet introductory video to be used on the website and elsewhere.

Core

Q4 2017

Block-Node.info Website

View proposals, block rewards, wallet support, XBridge orders, and XBridge trade volume, and use tools such as the config generators, wallet trackers, and reward calculator developed by @ishkb1.

Community Fund

A community fund with 130k BLOCK has been created to fund petty expenses, emergency expenses, and private expenses (i.e. NDA's involved).

Core

Q3 2017

Service Nodes

The launch of Service Nodes on mainnet which will be at the core of all services provided on the network.

Core

Blocknet Governance

The launch of Blocknet governance components on mainnet including proposal submission, proposal voting, and proposal funding features.

Core

Base Chain Migration

Migrate the base chain to PIVX from Bitswift.

Core

Q2 2017

Service Node Design

Creation of Service Node design and their use as a quality of service provider.

Core

Q4 2016

XBridge Alpha

Alpha release of the world's first true decentralized exchange protocol allowing users to conduct peer-to-peer trading directly from the wallets of the assets being traded.

xbridge

Q3 2016

XBridge Proof Of Concept 3

XBridge proof of concept upgraded to use CLTV (CheckLockTimeVerify) in the atomic swap process.

xbridge

Q1 2016

XBridge Proof Of Concept 2

XBridge proof of concept using TierNolan atomic swap algo.

xbridge

Q4 2015

XRouter Proof Of Concept

XRouter proof of concept for a decentralized full node SPV network enabling use of on-chain data from any public or private blockchain without requiring users to download the full blockchain.

xbridge

1st XBridge Trade

The world's first fully decentralized exchange took place between BitSwift and XCurrency using the XBridge protocol.

xbridge

Q3 2015

XBridge Proof Of Concept 1

XBridge proof of concept for a true decentralized exchange protocol allowing users to conduct peer-to-peer trading directly from the wallets of the assets being traded.

xbridge

Q4 2014

Blocknet Launch

Blocknet mainnet launch on October 20th, 2014.

Core
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