BNB Greenfield Veld Hardfork

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The BNB Greenfield network is about to undergo the Veld hardfork, introducing major updates and enhancements to the platform.

Important information and key actions required:

  • The Testnet Veld hardfork is scheduled to occur at block height 9,581,218 8,285,529. Based on the current block interval, it is estimated to take place on June 25th at 07:00 AM UTC.
  • The Mainnet Veld hardfork is scheduled to occur at block height 9,269,910. Based on the current block interval, it is estimated to take place on July 8th at 07:00 AM UTC.

Validators and SPs should complete upgrading to the latest version before hardfork: 

Please be aware that the upcoming hardfork will not impact your account balance on Greenfield. All buckets and objects stored on the Greenfield will remain accessible. 

What’s New for BNB Greenfield with Veld Hardfork?

To enhance user experience, the developer community is introducing the following features and bug fixes:

  • Add bucket status to bucket migration-related events (PR #621)
  • Support migration of discontinued buckets (PR #625)
  • Support principle value to be group name (PR #626)

What’s New for Storage Providers (SPs)?

  • Add bucket status field for migrate event (PR #1405)
  • Add detailed logs for specially customized logs (PR #1408)

For other bug fixes and refactoring, please refer to the changelog in the Greenfield Blockchain and Greenfield SP repository.

Enhance Developer Experience With Mindpress Integration 

MindPress Data Marketplace is designed to simplify and enhance the user experience on decentralized trading platforms. Leveraging the latest features of Greenfield V1.6 and V1.7, MindPress provides users with:

  • Seamless Network Operations: Users can complete all tasks on the BSC network without needing to switch to Greenfield, ensuring a smooth and uninterrupted experience.
  • Flexible Payment Options: Projects can choose to cover storage and download fees, allowing users to access the platform for free. This lowers the entry barrier, encouraging more users to join and engage with the platform.
  • Effortless Uploads: The delegate upload feature enables users to upload multiple large objects simultaneously without requiring a signature or incurring fees. This greatly simplifies the upload process and saves users time and effort.
  • Quick Listing Process: Users can list their items for sale with just two transactions, making it easy and fast to start selling on the platform.

Codebase and Resources

In Closing

Greenfield Veld Hardfork aims to improve user and developer experiences by introducing these features and optimizations. The goal is to streamline app development for Greenfield developers and ensure all users can easily access its decentralized storage services. Let’s work together to build a strong ecosystem.