Over the past eight months the development team TRON has grown from two to more than 40 people. This was announced by the head of Protocol of the project Marcus Zhao in an interview on YouTube.

The extension of the development team allowed the engineers working on the project, select the specialization and stabilize the blockchain TRON.

According to Zhao, the aim is “high performance and scalability”.

Very proud of the work the amazing #TRON team has done in 2018. 2019 is going to be another amazing year! $TRX

— Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) December 31, 2018

He also said that blockchain-the engineers who work in TRON Foundation, came to the company mainly from the “prestigious Internet companies,” such as Alibaba and Baidu.

The Convenor noted that the project had to go through a difficult period when it was necessary to develop, design, recruitment and interaction with the community TRON, it has only two engineers. This has led to overtime work and stress, but the team was quickly expanded to about 10 people.

A month after the launch of the core network TRON, which took place in June 2018, the number of engineers has reached 20 people.

In addition, the team was divided into three sub – groups command in the baseline architecture, the team algorithm and the command for the virtual machine, and smart contracts. This has improved code quality and stability of the public network.

To date, the development team TRON employs more than 40 engineers and senior level.

“I think our team should strive to become one of the leading teams in the world … We hope that TRON will be joined by even more talented professionals,” said Zhao.

The day before, on December 31, the founder and head of TRON Justin San shared the main achievements of the project for 2018:

2018👀: Main Net launch, more transaction volume vs ETH, more accts is vs EOS, 1M users in 183 days, 80+ DApps in 60 days, top 10 crypto. 2019⏩: Top 4, larger ecosystem vs ETH, @BitTorrent on the #blockchain, 🌎 largest decentralized ecosystem. Happy New Year & thank you! $TRX

— Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) December 31, 2018

We will remind that last week the number of accounts on the network TRON has exceeded 1 million, and the number of the saved smart contract – 100 million

According to media reports, in 2019, the Sao plans to bring TRON in the top 4 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization, around Ethereum and BitTorrent transfer at blockchain.