Dev Update Oct 29: The Road To Ethereum!

What is Swingby?

What has the team been working on?

Bitcoin to Ethereum bridge on TestNet

In the previous update we mentioned that the Bitcoin to Ethereum SkyBridge will be coming to TestNet soon. Later in the SWIP-018 deep dive, we gave an in-depth technical overflow on some of the design process for the new feature.

  • Forward ‘create swap’ requests to the appropriate bridges.
  • Create swap widget: use Blockbook.
  • Create swap widget: validate Ethereum addresses.
  • Create swap widget: integrate with Metamask.

Improved explorer design

Node deployment updates

Swingby’s Skybridge has always been an off-chain technology that uses existing blockchains to anchor its state and form a threshold-consensus of which actions to take. As such, the node itself does not have its own chain nor does it need a lot of storage or resources to participate in a network.

The fastest protocol for cross-chain swaps, allowing DeFi users to move assets between blockchains without the need for a trusted party.