Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters have noticed the Bitcoincash.org website has been redesigned. The web portal hosts a comprehensive list of the network’s infrastructure including nodes, wallets, community services, and exchanges. Alongside the recent upgrade, the landing page leads to the BCH network’s development roadmap which highlights the plan to make bitcoin cash sound money that is usable by everyone in the world.
All Things Bitcoin Cash
Bitcoincash.org has seen a complete overhaul as the page has a whole new look and feel for visitors who happen to stumble upon the website. The main emphasis of the web page showcases the benefits of peer-to-peer electronic cash that allows for cheap transactions on a secure and reliable blockchain. “[Bitcoin Cash] will enable new economies with low fee micro-transactions, large business transactions, and permissionless spending,” explains the website. Like the older version of the website, Bitcoincash.org features all the full node implementations that support the BCH network. This includes Bitcoin Unlimited, ABC, XT, Parity, Bitprim, Bcash, Bchd, and Copernicus. Each node window will take the visitor to the full node client’s webpage, where they can view the source code and binaries.
The wallet section gives a bit more detail on what type of wallet people might be looking for and suggests a few methods of BCH programs that allow fast transactions and secure storage. This includes mobile wallets, desktop implementations, hardware wallets, and paper wallet generators. The community section lists services, projects, and the wide variety of exchanges that support the BCH network.
The newly refurbished site also has a logo section for people who want to download certain BCH graphics and even the Ubuntu bold and italic font. Moreover, Bitcoincash.org has a ‘getting started’ section which has various educational resources available for people just getting their feet wet in this vast ocean of innovative technology.
“Peer-to-peer (P2P) electronic cash is simply described as online money sent from one person to another without the need for a trusted third-party,” the introduction to the getting started page details.
The BCH Roadmap for Optimizations and Protocol Upgrades
Bitcoincash.org has also published its roadmap, which gives details on the upcoming upgrades that are currently being developed and discussed. The very basics of the Bitcoin Cash is sound, the website explains, but it is not perfect. “It is prudent to make incremental improvements to the system with technically sound design and careful engineering. By implementing optimizations and protocol upgrades, peer-to-peer digital cash will scale many orders of magnitude beyond current limits,” the BCH roadmap reads. Furthermore, Bitcoincash.org details that technical improvements can be defined by the following three categories:
- Enable Bitcoin Cash to scale from ~100 Tx/s to over 5,000,000 Tx/s. Protocol improvements must be made so that mass-parallelization can enable this level of transaction processing.
- Improving the payment experience to ensure that it is instant and reliable. Transactions should be secure within three seconds.
- Make Bitcoin Cash extensible. An extensible protocol makes future improvements less disruptive and provides a solid base for businesses and developers to build on.
News.Bitcoin.com previously reported on the 2019 BCH hard fork specification draft proposal #143 on Github. The specifications discussed the possible implementation of Schnorr signatures and re-enabling the following opcodes: OP_Mul, OP_Invert, OP_Lshift, and OP_Rshift. Bitcoincash.org’s roadmap notes that in order for BCH to become a solid base for application, development and innovation must continuously improve and compete. “Working together, we can build a technical foundation to empower Bitcoin Cash to be the best money the world has ever seen.” The development documentation also includes an infographic on the roadmap that was originally published on Aug. 24, 2018.
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