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Cardano Announced Haskell Node 1.8.0 Update

Charles Hoskinson, the IOHK CEO, is partly in charge of the Cardano DLT project has announced the launch of the Cardano Haskell Node 1.8.0. via his Twitter handle.

For those who are not aware of this, the Cardano Haskell implementation comprises a wide range of repositories designed to offer a convenient workflow for developers on the Cardano blockchain.

Hoskinson tweeted –

New Features and Improvements

The Haskel, as stated in the Cardano GitHub repository, is a cumulative release that comes with several bug fixes, security and robustness improvements, and other minor tweaks and internal improvements.

Particulalry, the team has said that the Haskell 1.8.0 release provides enhanced tracking and error reporting in the network layer, vectored asynchronous I/O for windows network sockets. Added timeouts for the handshake phase in the node-to-node protocol as well as enhanced trackers for logging and benchmarking.

That’s not everything, the team is saying that most of the current issues associated with the Haskel implementation have been resolved, including resource management bugs, calculation of transaction size of match legacy Byron implementation, fetching of duplicate transactions, replay protection for votes on protocol updates, among others.

The team additionally says a few new features have also been added to Haskell, incorporating CLI commands get-tip, validate-cbor and pretty-cbor and added version command to CLI.

Positive Responses

Cardano’s Haskell update announcement has got positive comments from the supporters of the project on crypto Twitter.

Twitter user @Metroplex_T tweeted

“Just keep building Charles. When it’s built they will come.”

@rjmcoin tweeted –

On March 10, in related news, the Cardano team has shows a research paper on Ouroboros Hydra, which is a new PoS consensus algorithm capable of completing 1,000 transactions per second.

Currently, Cardano’s native altcoin, ADA is the 15th largest digital currency in the world. The price of the Cardano (ADA) sits at $0.030077, with a market capitalization of $779.81 million as seen on CoinMarketCap.