Polkadot Digest 22 Apr 2024

Polkadot News

You may see some issues with staking UIs (showing nominations and rewards) in various wallets. This is just a UI issue, not a problem with staking itself, and no action is needed from users. For details, see https://twitter.com/BillLaboon/status/1782112846534300054

Polkadot upgraded to runtime 1.2.0 on Saturday. Subscan | Aggregate Substrate ecological network high-precision Web3 explorer

For details on what was included in this runtime, see Release Runtimes 1.2.0 · polkadot-fellows/runtimes · GitHub

Josep from the Polkadot-API team has produced an example dapp which can be used for DOT/KSM teleporting between Polkadot/Kusama. It is built with PAPI and Smoldot. Polkadot <> Kusama Bridge - #40 by josep

If you’re interested in reading more about JAM without reading the full Gray Paper, the Polkadot Wiki has an in-depth summary. Polkadot's JAM Chain · Polkadot Wiki

Bill Laboon, Ingo Ruebe, and John Linden will be guests on the Coingecko Space with their head of research Zhong Yang Chan on Thursday. https://twitter.com/coingecko/status/1782296904086454554

Kusama News

Referendum 380, proposing to upgrade the Kusama runtime to version 1.2.2, is now up for vote on the Whitelisted Track. Kusama Runtime Upgrade to 1.2.2 | Polkassembly

Referendum 379, proposing to deprecate staking controller accounts, is now up for vote. Staking Controller Account Deprecation | Polkassembly

Note that if Referendum 379 passes, the relevant Stashes will simply become the Controller accounts. If you need the features of Controller accounts, you can use a Staking proxy instead. Advanced Staking Concepts · Polkadot Wiki