Tag: core developer

Jul 08 2022

Gloria Zhao Becomes First Female Bitcoin Core Maintainer, Pieter Wuille Steps Down

Zhao gained the Bitcoin Core maintainer status on Thursday as Marco Falke merged her PGP key fingerprint as a trusted key onto the codebase.Developer Gloria Zhao has become the first known woman to join the select cohort of Bitcoin Core maintainers.Bitcoin Core maintainers have commit permissions to the repository and are responsible for merging contributions...

Jul 02 2022

A Day In The Life Of A Bitcoin Core Developer

Bitcoin Core developer Gloria Zhao shares what it’s like to work on Bitcoin and why the code needs to be maintained for the long-term security of the network.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To The Episode Here:...

Nov 23 2021

Gemini Sponsors Bitcoin Core Maintainer Fanquake

Michael Ford, aka Fanquake, is Bitcoin Core’s 5th most prolific contributor and the fourth to be sponsored by Gemini.Gemini is now sponsoring Bitcoin Core maintainer Michael Ford (Fanquake).The bitcoin exchange’s donor-advised fund supports Bitcoin Core development through grants, fellowships, and donations.Ford joins Amiti Uttarwar, Dhruv Mehta, and Jarol Rodriguez as the fourth...

Sep 01 2021

How Marco Falke Maintains The Bitcoin Network

Now Bitcoin Core’s most prolific developer, Marco Falke’s work is the daily maintenance and testing of an open-source project that must reject error.Last week, Bitcoin Developer Marco Falke logged his 1,752nd commit to Bitcoin Core’s codebase, passing W. J. van der Laan to become the most prolific Core Dev in terms of the sheer number of...

Aug 10 2021

Compass Mining Sponsors Bitcoin Core Developer Jon Atack For $80,000

Through the facilitation of the Human Rights Foundation, Compass has committed to a one-year donation of $80,000 to Jon Atack.Through the Human Rights Foundation (HRF), Compass Mining has announced their newest commit to sponsor Bitcoin Core contributor, Jon Atack, with a one year donation worth $80,000. Atack began his contributions to Bitcoin Core over two years ago in March 2019, reviewing code,...

Mar 01 2021

What Is A Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP)?

A Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) is a standard for proposing changes to the Bitcoin protocol, or in some cases a source for information for the Bitcoin community. Additionally, some BIPs are proposed changes to the BIP process itself.BIPs can include...

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