• System Architecture and Product Focus
  • NKN at Consensus 2019
  • Review by Brendan Skousen
  • Live Video AMA Winners
  • Community translation of NKN articles into German, Turkish, and Japanese
  • New Resource Manager for NKN WiFi Router

R&D highlights

Github source code development progress

NKN testnet code development progress over the last two weeks is mainly reflected in nkn, nkn-wallet-js, nnet, and nkn-mining repositories and different branches.

The latest stable release is v0.8.2 for testnet and v0.9 for mainnet.

(https://github.com/nknorg/nkn/releases )

NKN Testnet v0.8.2-alpha

Note: The master branch is frozen at version 0.8.x to maintain compatibility with the public testnet.

  • Decentralize get my IP api
  • Add mining info to help debugging nodes without mining rewards

NKN Mainnet v0.9

  • Add utility for parse sigChain from hex byte stream
  • [Bugfix] Correct bug in LogLevel validity check
  • Add forum link for tech discussion
  • Use middleware priority to validate remote node first before adding t…
  • Further reduce docker image size (to 36M)

System Architecture and Product Focus

On May 8th, NKN published a new blog post entitled, “NKN system architecture and product focus” on the NKN Forum. The post provides an update to the system architecture which describes the 6 layers of NKN’s architecture from the Network Layer to Applications. The article shows how NKN’s new flagship products: nCDN and Pub/Sub, fit into NKN’s architecture plans as well as highlight the key advantages of the NKN network.

Learn more about NKN’s architecture and product focus here:


NKN at Consensus 2019

NKN Co-Founder, Brue Li, attended the Consensus 2019 conference in New York from May 13–15th. The conference brings together the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology world with speakers from companies such as IBM and Coinbase as well as representatives from the government sector and innovative startups. Bruce will be spreading awareness of NKN at the event speaking with media and partners alike.



Review by Brendan Skousen

DevOps specialist, Brandan Skousen, published a review of NKN on May 7th. Branden shared, “ I am super excited to see how [NKN’s] platform will help save money, provide better speeds, security, and up time”. Included in the review is his assessment of NKN’s use cases, value proposition, team, and more as well as his industry insights. Check out the video below.

Quick Review on NKN by Brandan Skousen


Live Video AMA Winners

Thanks again to everyone that contributed questions to last month’s NKN Live Video AMA! As promised, we have selected 5 winners for NKN T-shirt: zakis, cryptobambi1, Maverick16, Sybod (donated to GIGAmesh), and Arviee. Congratulations to our winners!


Community contributions

German community articles: https://forum.nkn.org/c/other-communities/german

Turkish community articles: https://forum.nkn.org/c/other-communities/turkish

Japanese community articles: https://forum.nkn.org/c/other-communities/japanese

Example: German Translation of NKN System Architecture and Product Focus

Thanks to community member @Ulimuli3 for translating NKN’s latest architecture and product focus for the German community.

System Architecture and Product Focus (DE)


New Resource Manager for NKN WiFi Router

Special thanks to community member Allen Key for his great work integrating NKN Full Node into a WiFi Router (firmware now supports two mainstream WiFi routers from Newifi3 and Phicomm). On May 2nd, Allen added a new “Resource Manager” feature showing CPU and connection usage over time, as well as other monitoring features to the graphic user interface for miners


Sign up for NKN forum

Please sign up NKN forum to be in the know: https://forum.nkn.org/signup

About NKN

NKN is the new kind of P2P network connectivity protocol & ecosystem powered by a novel public blockchain. We use economic incentives to motivate Internet users to share network connection and utilize unused bandwidth. NKN’s open, efficient, and robust networking infrastructure enables application developers to build the decentralized Internet so everyone can enjoy secure, low cost, and universally accessible connectivity.

Home: https://nkn.org/

Email: contact@nkn.org

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