A new exchange called Block DX and launched in beta mode. At this stage, the user provides the functions necessary for basic of trading which will enable developers to test the technology stack before running a more advanced version.
Updated blog on the Blocknet UI release and download details: https://t.co/tFf7389B4l
— The Blocknet (@The_Blocknet) March 3, 2018
Originally the launch was scheduled for March 1, but was shifted for a few days, as the team decided to add a “few final touches”.
Latest Update. The team is still working on some final touches for the beta that are taking longer than we had hoped for and the release has been pushed back a few hours. Thanks for your patience.
— The Blocknet (@The_Blocknet) 2 Mar 2018
As stated in the blog Blocknet, nine months ago the project team has partnered with the creative Agency Chicago VSA Partners, which was defined a course for how to do develop the technology intuitive to use and visible to the world. In November was submitted to design the future of the user interface of the exchange, and now held and run.
In the beta release of the DX Block also includes API for trading.
“API is the Central part of the success of the exchange, as may be integrated by a third party and give an opportunity: the creation of other trading applications, automated trading and, of course, bots. Our user interface is also controlled by the API, so you can be sure that it will be properly maintained and will offer the full feature set”, — say the developers.
It is also noted that Block DX API support trading bots which, according to representatives of the project “is critical to ensure the liquidity of the exchanges.” Sami API, decentralized connection with Block DX is set via localhost, which eliminates the risk that information will be available to anyone else.
“We believe that the technology of decentralized exchanges will fundamentally change the financial landscape and, therefore, recommend to hold a hand on pulse of events”, — said the Blocknet team.
Recall that the Blocknet developers in 2014 leveraged technology Xbridge-based Xhub Protocol for sending messages between nodes on different blockchains. In 2016, the Blocknet has joined the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.