Engineering Report - January 2022

One more engineer finished full-time employment and is not working for a couple months. Our workstream count for January was 8 people. We started active recruitment, and we will see results of that starting in February.

  1. Unchained:

    • Split unchained repository into multi language setup (node and go)
    • Cosmos break-down
    • Cosmos logic:
      • Shared cosmos-sdk package (supports cosmos, osmosis, thorchain)
      • Tx decoding
      • Base api interface
      • Go-swagger (OpenAPI documentation)
    • Infrastructure tuning and monitoring for v2 launch
    • Updated documentation and architecture diagrams
  2. Web:

    • Env vars in separate json file
      • Developer Experience
    • Rename public wallets
      • User Experience Improvement
    • Script to automate releases
      • Improve release process
    • Price & Balance chart fixes
      • User Experience
    • Deployment of Yearn Router contract and point UI to it
    • Multiple account support
      • This was a big feature to support seeing balances from multiple derivation paths
        concurrently, and being better able to interact with multiple accounts in the UI
    • V2 public launch
  3. Bounty Program Progress:

    • 12 new contributors in January
    • Spending through our bounty budget - getting good value
  4. SRE:

    • Scale up for V2 launch
    • Monitoring and measuring tools for Unchained performance
    • Initialize unchained cluster in TaxiStake AWS
  5. Recruitment:

    • One new hire, 0xApotheosis, starts on Feb 7
    • One temporary part-time contract, gomes, working 20-30 hours a week through February
    • A few candidates working bounties - which is now an integral part of our candidate vetting process
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