The Telegram blockchain project, TON, is in the final stages of preparation for the full launch of the network.
Yesterday inFriday, on the test network portal there wasThe code for launching the blockchain node has been published. Now developers and community members interested in building blockchain applications can get started with the full node, validator node, and blockchain explorer.
The release was previously scheduled for September 1, but was later postponed for several days for unknown reasons.
According to Mitya Goroshevsky, technicalDirector of TON Labs, who is working on developing tools for developers, currently supports 100 Telegram nodes in the test network. A few more are supported by his startup, led by investors in the sale of Telegram tokens, which in early 2018 raised $ 1.7 billion.
Source code for the full node to accesscreating and checking blocks on the net. The light client was released a few months ago. TON Labs will release a public beta version of its developer toolset on Monday, – Goroshevsky told CoinDesk.
The launch of the main Telegram Open Network shouldtake place no later than October 31. According to information received from representatives of TON Labs, the project’s blockchain will be compatible with software running on Ethereum.