EF-Supported Groups: Analysis & Growth Roundup

All of us have loads to be pleased about this vacation season, from the primary birthday of the beacon chain, to the profitable upgrades over the previous yr and the unimaginable progress throughout the whole Ethereum ecosystem.

As a extremely productive yr attracts to an in depth, there are a couple of closing items to ship within the type of updates from many (15+!!) EF-supported groups which are all the time working to enhance the community. And there’s a lot of substantive materials right here, so take a while to kind by means of the desk of contents, and dig in!

As all the time, this roundup collection focuses on EF-supported groups whose members are working to develop and enhance Ethereum as an entire. Included on this version are updates from many groups highlighted within the earlier report, and different new and rotating teams.

Take pleasure in! 🦄

Consensus R&D (aka EF Analysis Group)

Authored by Hsiao-Wei Wang

Within the second half of this yr, the milestones in Ethereum consensus R&D included:

To align with The Nice Renaming, we shifted elements to “Consensus Layer” from “Eth2” for clearer communication in the long run.

In early 2022, our workforce will concentrate on serving to to ship the “The Merge”, essentially the most vital consensus protocol improve ever. Fortuitously, we now have nice assist from shopper groups, and others in the neighborhood working to make this a actuality! Within the meantime, we might be persevering with our analysis work on knowledge availability, L1 scaling, and the options of the “clear up” fork after The Merge.

Ecosystem Help Program

Authored by ESP Group

We printed our Q2 Allocation Replace with grants totalling $7,794,000 for the quarter – and Q3 is coming quickly! You may also take a look at latest month-to-month roundups right here and right here for extra detailed progress updates from a couple of of our fabulous grantees.

Behind the scenes, we’re engaged on a significant web site overhaul which ought to make it simpler than ever to grasp ESP’s mission and priorities, and for eligible builders to use for funding or different assist. We will’t wait to launch the brand new website in early 2022!

Ethereum.org

Authored by Sam Richards

To make our work extra accessible and to foster extra neighborhood collaboration, our workforce publishes an summary of our quarterly roadmap targets. See our This fall product roadmap right here.

Comfortable holidays to all from the ethereum.org workforce 😀🎄 As all the time, our imaginative and prescient with ethereum.org is to create the very best portal for Ethereum’s rising neighborhood and to function the entrance door to Ethereum for thousands and thousands of recent guests every month.

Content material updates

Ethereum strikes quick! In addition to updating a whole lot of pages to make sure our content material stays updated and correct, we’ve additionally launched a bunch of recent content material:

Ethereum.org exists because of a whole lot of content material and code contributors from the neighborhood. In Q3/This fall, we put emphasis on methods to extend contributions and acknowledge the neighborhood for the work they have been doing:

Some stats (Aug – Dec)

  • Our GitHub contributors elevated by 57%, from 396 to 621 😲
  • Our Discord neighborhood practically doubled, from 6,500 to 12,200 members 🎉
  • We’ve hosted two neighborhood calls and began office-hours for contributors
  • We added 3 new neighborhood guides (trusted members answering questions and moderating chat) 😎
  • We launched tiered POAPs to gamify contributions for content material, code, and translations

Translation Program

Since hiring our new Translation Lead in July, the Translation Program has actually ramped up!

Some stats:

  • Between July and November, the neighborhood collectively translated 1,373,046 phrases for ethereum.org, over 10x the quantity of this identical interval final yr! To place this in perspective, that is equal to translating the whole thing of just about 20 books 📚!
  • We’ve acquired translation assist from over 2,500 neighborhood contributors 🤯
  • We’ve 37 languages reside on ethereum.org 🌍
  • We launched an initiative to raised acknowledge our translators, together with a leaderboard and translator certificates!

CLR funding

We’re supporting a clr.fund spherical on Layer 2! After over 6 months of contributing to clr.fund’s quadratic funding stack, we’ve merged our adjustments to the upstream repo, which provides L2 community assist and quite a lot of net app enhancements.

clr.fund plans to deploy a funding spherical on Arbitrum One geared in direction of the staking ecosystem in January, and the EF is worked up to supply matching funds to the spherical. We hope you take part! Keep tuned for particulars. Yay public items!

We’ve been constructing on the shoulders of giants. Thanks to the clr.fund workforce, the MACI workforce & clr.fund’s neighborhood of contributors who proceed to push improvements within the ZKP & quadratic funding area.

What’s subsequent?

  • making a studying hub to permit non-technical customers to develop into proficient Ethereum customers
  • constructing further sources on working nodes and staking to enhance accessibility
  • additional automating our translation pipeline to launch translated content material out quicker
  • increasing the Translation Program past ethereum.org
  • updating content material to transition away from the Eth2 terminology because the merge approaches

How does that sound?

We respect suggestions on our roadmap. Our guiding rules are primarily based on delivering essentially the most worth within the shortest time, so if there’s one thing you suppose we must always work on, please tell us! We welcome concepts and contributions from anybody in the neighborhood.

Extra on contributing

Ipsilon

Authored by Alex Beregszaszi

We’ve created a workforce web site to offer a transparent explainer and to comprehensively checklist our present and previous work.

It’s straightforward to inform from the next headers that within the second half of the yr the workforce largely targeted on the EVM. It’s additionally necessary to say that we now have teamed up with the Geth Group to enhance the efficiency of the EVM interpreter.

EVM Object Format (EOF)

Step one in direction of this, EIP-3541, went reside with London and we now have performed a survey throughout many testnets and EVM chains to discover a becoming prefix for EOF.

Continued clarifications have been made to EIP-3540 (together with the chosen prefix), and we additionally proposed additional work constructing on prime of it:

  • EIP-3670 to introduce code validation at deploy time
  • EIP-3690 to interchange JUMPDEST opcodes with a JUMPDEST-table
  • EIP-4200 to introduce two new opcodes, RJUMP and RJUMPI, facilitating static jumps

Throughout October we offered EOF at Liscon (slides right here, however the recording is just not out there) and on the Ethereum Meetup in Berlin (slides, recording).

Different EIPs

EIP-2681 (Restrict account nonce to 2^64-1)

One among our outdated proposals, EIP-2681, was accepted throughout ACD#120. It codifies a restriction, which was already (partially) applied in observe in most shoppers. After acceptance we now have prolonged the Ethereum State Checks suite and adjusted the geth implementation.

EIP-3855 (PUSH0 instruction)

EIP-3855 proposes to introduce a PUSH0 instruction which pushes 0 onto the stack. This can be a continuously used function, largely achieved at this time by way of inefficient or repurposed directions.

Our evaluation discovered that substantial sources might have been saved with this opcode:

To place the “waste” into perspective, throughout current accounts 340,557,331 bytes are wasted on PUSH1 00 directions, which implies 68,111,466,200 gasoline was spent to deploy them.

EIP-3860 (Restrict and meter initcode)

EIP-3860 is a proposal to set a boundary and introduce metering for initcode. This could permit for extra optimised evaluation and execution, as a result of implementations would wish to take care of much less unknowns.

geth

As a collaboration with the Geth Group, we began to work on measuring and enhancing the efficiency of the EVM interpreter in geth.

On the evaluation facet two stories are noteworthy:

  • Geth vs evmone compares the velocity of Geth and evmone utilizing the benchmarking suite in evmone.
  • Geth & Go compiler explores the impact of the Go compiler model on the velocity of geth.

Primarily based on these preliminary outcomes, we now have regarded into profiling geth, and at last contributing a number of enhancements to the codebase, most of which has been already merged. A non-comprehensive checklist of related PRs: 23952, 23970, 23974, 23977, 24017, 24026, 24031, 24120.

Comply with this hyperlink to see each PR. We plan to proceed this work within the subsequent quarter.

evmone

Two bugfix releases of evmone have been made: 0.8.1 and 0.8.2.

ethash

The workforce additionally maintains a C++ ethash/keccak256 library, which is utilized by evmone and Silkworm.

The newest 0.8.0 launch introduces a brand new technique for verifying the ultimate Ethash hashes in opposition to the block problem. That is each a usability and velocity enchancment. The tactic has been posted on Ethresear.ch.

Moreover, ProgPoW has been deprecated within the library.

Fizzy

The workforce additionally participated within the Wasm in Web3 convention throughout September. We gave two shows:

  • Fizzy — A deterministic interpreter (slides) gave a complete overview of what Fizzy is, the way it compares to different engines, and likewise explains the reasoning behind lots of the design selections we made.
  • Bizarre quirks whereas testing WebAssembly exhibits a wide variety of edge instances we now have encountered whereas creating Fizzy. The discuss additionally provides some potential options and explainers for these edge instances, in addition to how we now have prolonged the official WebAssembly check suite to cowl them.

Formal Verification

Authored by Leo Alt

Within the second half of the yr the FV workforce continued to concentrate on our current instruments:

Act:

  • We lastly launched Act 0.1! You’ll be able to learn the wonderful tutorial at https://fv.ethereum.org/2021/08/31/act-0.1/ to test what’s doable at the moment and tips on how to use it.
  • We’re at the moment refactoring error dealing with to enhance usability.

Hevm:

SMTChecker:

  • Observe the balances of contracts exactly, together with msg.worth despatched to and from the analyzed contracts.
  • Additionally assist the low-level name operate as an unsafe exterior name.
  • Enhance counterexamples by reporting block.*, msg.* and tx.* values which are necessary for failed verification targets.
  • Report contract and reentrancy inductive invariants again to the person.

Geth

Authored by Felix Lange

Within the second half of 2021, we printed 9 geth releases. As common, our time has been break up between EIP evaluate/implementation, shopper optimization/upkeep and reviewing code adjustments proposed by the neighborhood.

In July, the London onerous fork, which included EIP-1559, was activated. The brand new gasoline pricing scheme outlined by this EIP required many adjustments throughout all subsystems of geth. We’re nonetheless discovering and fixing corner-case points associated to EIP-1559 now, six months after its introduction.

Two safety vulnerabilities have been found previously six months. For each of them, we adopted our safety advisory coverage: we instantly assigned a CVE quantity to the difficulty and printed a hotfix launch. Technical particulars in regards to the vulnerability have been printed 6-8 weeks later.

Within the final quarter of 2021, our work has largely shifted in direction of implementation and testing of The Merge. We’re on observe to show geth into the ‘execution layer shopper’ of the merged execution+consensus (fmr. “eth1+eth2”) layers. In preparation for The Merge, we now have re-written a lot of the sync code to function underneath management of the consensus layer. Geth additionally participates in Merge testnets.

Moreover, the geth workforce has been engaged on a number of long-term initiatives, comparable to implementation of Verkle Bushes, a beacon chain gentle shopper, and a brand new database storage scheme for the Ethereum state.

Javascript Group

Authored by Holger Drewes

Within the final two quarters of 2021, preparations for “the massive transitions” on the Ethereum community was a powerful focus of our work. We participated within the Merge Interop in Greece and launched the primary Merge-testnet prepared variations of our shopper, VM and associated libraries (see e.g. the EthereumJS shopper v0.2 launch). We additionally began on an thrilling experiment with the Go-Ethereum Verkle/Stateless workforce to natively check stateless block execution primarily based on a verkle proof served alongside a modified block header by way of devp2p inside our shopper. If you’re you’ll be able to see the next monitoring subject to observe our progress.

A bit extra relevant for the top person proper now: the assist of our libraries for the rising L2 networks like Polygon, Arbitrum or Optimism has been improved. These and another networks can now immediately be referenced to e.g. ship a transaction to a sure L2 community. See e.g. the Widespread v2.6.0 launch for the most recent Optimism L2 community integration.

And final however not least: there’s a VM ArrowGlacier launch out there and on the Ethers.js entrance. Richard has simply posted an thrilling overview on the upcoming Ethers.js v6 library adjustments and updates on his weblog.

Privateness & Scaling Explorations

Authored by Thore Hildebrandt

The Privateness & Scaling Explorations workforce works to bridge the hole between cutting-edge analysis in zero-knowledge proofs, and software improvement on Ethereum.

zkEVM

The objective of zkEVM is to run sensible contracts in a zk-rollup. Sadly, the EVM was not designed to run in a zk circuit which makes it a problem. We wish to implement the complete set of EVM opcodes immediately into the zk circuits so a wise contract working on L1 will be deployed to L2 with minimal modifications. It will permit full compatibility with current tooling and allow us to leverage information of the EVM that the ecosystem has constructed up over the previous years. We’re making good progress on specification of the opcodes and implementation of the circuits, and we now have early benchmarks and an necessary objective going ahead to convey prover time down.

ZKOPRU

ZKOPRU (zk-optimistic-rollup) is a layer-2 scaling resolution for personal transactions utilizing zk-SNARK and optimistic rollup. It helps non-public transfers and personal atomic swaps throughout the layer-2 community between ETH, ERC20 and ERC721. It additionally gives immediate withdrawal with pay-in-advance options and compliance compatibility utilizing spending key and viewing keys. ZKOPRU has not too long ago launched on testnet – go forward and test it out. We’re engaged on enhancing sync-times and on a non-public alternate function.

Unirep & Unirep Social

UniRep is a non-public and non-repudiable status system. Customers can obtain optimistic and unfavourable status from attesters, and voluntarily show that they’ve at the least a specific amount of status with out revealing the precise quantity. Furthermore, customers can’t refuse to obtain status from an attester. We’re utilizing Unirep to construct Unirep Social: a Reddit-like platform that enables customers to privately accumulate karma. Constructing the Unirep Social web site was our focus previously months. Proofs in Unirep are actually listed in order that they are often referred many occasions and forestall one proof from being submitted twice. Unirep can now deal with an preliminary status airdrop and person state transition airdrop. We’re additionally enhancing the effectivity in producing person state and Unirep state.

Fundamental capabilities, frontend design, frontend and backend of Unirep Social are full, and we’re planning a closed pre-alpha launch. Take a look at this blogpost if you wish to be taught extra.

CLR.fund for Everybody

The objective of the mission is to make it straightforward for any neighborhood to run their very own CLR spherical with clr.fund. This mission has been very busy. Now you can deploy your personal quadratic funding software with the clr.fund Deployer. Empower your neighborhood to decide on and fund its personal future, in a completely decentralized method. Take a look at our Subgraph and Documentation.

InterRep

Status is the important thing to belief. Individuals spend years build up their status on centralized social platforms, however they’ve to begin from nothing every time they begin utilizing a brand new app. InterRep goals to make status moveable to broaden the compounding advantages of trusted human interactions throughout the net. Take a look at this blogpost for the preliminary announcement and the repo. Prior to now quarter we now have expanded the vary of social proof sources, to POAP and electronic mail and have curated teams: on-chain, and off-chain by way of a Telegram bot. We’re doing a UI redesign, enhancing interplay with shopper functions and getting ready for a reside launch.

Semaphore / ZK-Keeper

Semaphore is a zero-knowledge gadget which permits customers to show their membership of a set with out revealing their unique id. On the identical time, it permits customers to sign their endorsement of an arbitrary string. It’s designed to be a easy and generic privateness layer for Ethereum dApps. Use instances embody non-public voting, whistleblowing, mixers, and nameless authentication. With ZK-Keeper we’re focussing on conserving Semaphore updated with the most recent zk instruments and integrating it with different initiatives like InterRep. We’ve new libs for dealing with semaphore proofs and identities. Implementation is now completed on prime of Halo2 and we’re getting it prepared for use within the browser.

RLN

RLN (Charge Limiting Nullifier) is a assemble primarily based on zero-knowledge proofs that permits spam prevention for decentralized, nameless environments. In nameless environments, the id of the entities is unknown. We’ve not too long ago printed an explanatory weblog put up to get extra folks excited in regards to the thought. We’ve completed analysis round “Feasibility evaluation for ETH2 Validator privateness utilizing RLN”. We’re engaged on productionalizing the “Personal immediate chat app utilizing RLN and Interrep” mission. We’re additionally serving to to combine the ZK-Keeper plugin into the RLN initiatives.

Protocol Help

Authored by Tim Beiko

The Protocol Help (PS) workforce was fashioned in 2021 to develop the variety of methods during which the groups constructing or interacting with the Ethereum base layer are supported. The workforce’s predominant focus is enabling core builders to ship community upgrades on Ethereum’s execution layer.

To this impact, Berlin, London and Arrow Glacier have been deployed this yr. Past these, PS spent vital efforts working in direction of The Merge, first with Rayonism, then the Amphora workshop and now the Kintsugi Devnet!

This accelerating tempo and scope of change has required extra outreach to the Ethereum neighborhood, which led our workforce to prepare frequent Neighborhood Calls. Throughout these, software, infrastructure and tooling builders have been invited to debate tips on how to greatest assist protocol upgrades and supply a easy transition for his or her customers. Alongside these calls, the workforce has given a number of talks and printed a number of posts in regards to the altering Ethereum roadmap, comparable to this latest all core devs replace, this piece in Bankless and this latest put up on the Merge and the applying layer within the EF Weblog.

Past protocol upgrades, the PS workforce has taken on two main initiatives to make sure shoppers groups are properly supported. First, a Consumer Incentive Program was introduced to offer groups Ethereum-aligned long-term incentives. This system gives shopper groups with a set of 144 validators that they have to run utilizing their software program. Assuming groups maintain assembly sure efficiency benchmarks on mainnet, these validators are regularly vested to the groups, that are free to both liquidate them or maintain them working to gather rewards and costs. This program aligns groups with Ethereum, ensures they’re “dogfooding” their shoppers on mainnet, and that they maintain delivering performant software program.

Second, a Core Developer Apprenticeship Program was launched. This program offered stipends and mentorship to self-directed people who wished to dive deep into protocol improvement. CDAP was launched as an experiment which proved to be extremely profitable! Two cohorts have been run, with over 25 contributors. Of those, at the least 5 are actually working full time within the ecosystem. These preliminary cohorts have taught us loads about what was good and what might be improved with this system. Anticipate a revamped CDAP in 2022!

Lastly, the workforce experimented with offering infrastructure to the shopper groups and broader neighborhood. To that finish, crawler.ethereum.org was shipped and open-sourced. We hope that having a further crawler working and out there for the neighborhood to enhance, modify or fork helps present higher views of the community’s topology.

Remix

Authored by Rob Stupay

Over the previous 6 months, the Remix workforce has unscrewed the again of our app to do some intensive rewiring. First amongst these adjustments was continued work on transferring our code to React. We additionally expanded our attain by dialing in some efficient channels to new communities, and onboarding new customers with a primary product “tour” of our IDE. We’ve plugged in initiatives into our “expertise”, integrating Slither, and Hardhat, in addition to updating the Remix VSCode extension.

And, if that’s not sufficient, we jammed on some instruments for collaborative coding, enhancing Decentralized GIT and integrating Github. Final however not least, we’ve up to date our current plugins. In brief, we’ve maxed it out to 11.

See extra particulars in our article.

Sturdy Incentives Group

Authored by Barnabe Monnot

The RIG (Sturdy Incentives Group) welcomed new workforce members and took part in lots of necessary milestones for the Ethereum protocol. For a fast refresher on what the RIG is and what we care about, you’ll be able to take a look at Protocol cryptoeconomics with the RIG, offered by Barnabé at EthCC in July.

On the Proof-of-Stake consensus facet, Caspar, who joined us as full-time analysis scientist earlier this yr, discovered a difficulty with the present fork selection, written up as Three assaults on Proof-of-Stake Ethereum. Fortuitously, there’s a sturdy candidate repair that was not too long ago merged within the consensus specs, after many productive discussions with Stanford’s Tse Lab, who co-authored the “Three assaults” paper. Caspar and others additionally proposed a unique mitigation (“proposer view merge”), that’s nonetheless underneath analysis. Take a look at Caspar at Liscon presenting his outcomes!

Shyam, who joined us first as analysis intern final summer time and is now a analysis assistant on the RIG, launched a collection of notebooks exploring the beacon chain statistics from many distinctive angles, together with oceanic video games and inequality. Shyam has additionally been engaged on an extension to our Beacon runner PoS simulation engine that features reinforcement studying. Take a look at his discuss at EDCON!

Block 12,965,000, August fifth, 12:33:42 PM UTC, was an necessary date for us: the London onerous fork activated, and with it, EIP-1559. During the last yr, we’ve launched a collection of notebooks presenting varied simulations of the brand new payment market mechanism, which set the stage for additional evaluation after launch. Barnabé reported some outcomes early after, and with co-authors (together with Shyam) wrote up a longer-form paper, Transaction Charges on a Honeymoon: Ethereum’s EIP-1559 One Month Later. The paper is motivated by the behaviour of the 1559 replace rule in the actual world, and opens new analysis instructions for enhancements to the rule.

The RIG was additionally carefully working with the cadCAD Edu workforce in getting ready a web-based masterclass in validator economics, supported by a completely extensible mannequin of Ethereum economics (in Python).

Snake Charmers [Python Ecosystem]

Authored by Keri Clowes

Within the second half of 2021, the Snake Charmers workforce accomplished the adjustments wanted throughout the ecosystem to assist the London onerous fork. This concerned wide-ranging, basic adjustments all through our stack, particularly in Py-EVM, Ethereum Tester, Web3.py, and eth-account. There have been additionally two bug bounties submitted for Py-EVM which have been mounted. We’ve ramped up efforts to generate academic content material, and positioned an even bigger emphasis on developer relations. And as all the time, there may be ongoing neighborhood assist, subject triage, and bug squashing throughout our Python instruments.

Fe-lang

Authored by Grant Wuerker

Over the previous 6 months, the Fe workforce has lower the next releases:

0.11.0-alpha “Karlite” (2021-12-02)

  • multi-file assist
  • operate definitions on structs

v0.10.0-alpha “Jade” (2021-10-32)

  • module-level constants and capabilities
  • unsafe assist

v0.9.0-alpha “Iridium” (2021-9-29)

  • self declarations in operate signatures

v0.8.0-alpha “Haxonite” (2021-8-31)

  • query-based evaluation utilizing Salsa

0.7.0-alpha “Galaxite” (2021-07-27)

  • Solidity ABI decoding checks

0.6.0-alpha “Feldspar” (2021-06-10)

If you need to know extra about our progress over the past 6 months, you’ll be able to checkout the next sources:

Portal

Authored by Piper Merriam

This yr has been an enormous yr for the Portal Community. We began this yr with an thought and solely a unfastened plan for tips on how to construct a peer-to-peer community that would ship light-weight entry to the Ethereum protocol. We now have three unbiased groups and implementations and are properly underway to launching the preliminary testnet which ought to evolve into a completely useful community by the top of 2022.

The EF Portal workforce has been working onerous on Trin, a portal shopper written in Rust. The EF Javascript workforce has additionally been engaged on Ultralight, a portal shopper written in Typescript aimed toward being runnable within the browser. The workforce from Standing.im has additionally been engaged on Fluffy, a portal shopper supposed for integration with the Standing ethereum shopper and pockets options.

Throughout this yr we now have solved the beforehand unsolved downside of tips on how to distribute the present Ethereum State in a fashion that’s conducive to environment friendly storage and retrieval. We established the Portal Wire Protocol, an extensible base protocol that’s the basis of all the networks making up the Portal Community. We additionally had the pleasure of working with a number of contributors of the Core Developer Apprenticeship Program who used the Portal Community initiatives as a leaping off level for moving into Core Protocol improvement.

Safety [Security / Consensus Tests]

Authored by Safety (Safety / Consensus Checks) Group

On the safety and testing facet, a variety of consideration has been given to the London improve and the upcoming merge. We’ve made updates on tooling for check authoring and continued to enhance the reference exams.

Solidity

Authored by Franziska Heintel

Within the second half of this yr, we launched Solidity variations 0.8.8, 0.8.9, 0.8.10 and 0.8.11:

  • Solidity 0.8.8 brings you person outlined worth varieties as a significant new function. It additionally improves overriding interface capabilities, studying from immutables, and extra.
  • Solidity 0.8.9 is a pure bugfix launch and fixes two necessary, however low severity, bugs:
  • Solidity 0.8.10 incorporates exterior operate name optimizations, permits the brand new EVM code generator for pure Yul mode and might report contract invariants and reentrancy properties by means of the SMTChecker.
  • Solidity 0.8.11 provides a primary implementation of a Language Server and permits a safer technique to carry out ABI-encoding.

Furthermore, a number of Solidity workforce members offered at ETHGlobal’s Developer Software Summit:

The Solidity documentation received a couple of upgrades, most notably, we…

  • up to date the sources part with common sources, Ethereum IDEs, editor integrations, Solidity instruments, Solidity parsers and grammars.
  • added the performance to open code examples within the documentation immediately in Remix.

Lastly, we launched our yearly Solidity Developer Survey. If you’re a Solidity developer, please take 10 minutes to share your suggestions and participate within the survey right here. The survey might be open till thirty first of December 2021.

Oh and we’re hiring! Take a look at our C++ Engineer Solidity opening.

ZoKrates

Authored by Thibaut Schaeffer

Within the second half of 2021, ZoKrates superior on completely different fronts:

Language

  • Sort aliasing, in addition to the flexibility to make operate calls in fixed definitions
  • Help for the ternary expression syntax
  • Allow fixed generics on structs

Proof techniques

  • Discount of the deployment value for some Solidity verifiers
  • Expose recursive verification in the usual library
  • Add assist for Groth16 MPC ceremonies (coming quickly)

Compiler efficiency

  • In depth work on decreasing reminiscence and time necessities of the compiler (coming quickly with metrics!)

For a full checklist of the adjustments, take a look at the changelog

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