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ARK Roadmap

Phases

0 / 17 Completed

Technical Documentation 10% Complete 0 / 1 Tasks

10%
Description

Technical Document Protocol of how the blockchain is updated and the data is exchanged between nodes.

0 of 1 completedTasks

  • Writing documentation

Desktop wallet redesign 55% Complete 2 / 5 Tasks

55%
Description

Complete redesign of Desktop Wallet to make it even more user friendly.

2 of 5 completedTasks

  • Initial R & D
  • UI Wireframe
  • Prototype Mockup
  • Finalize UI/UX wireframe
  • Code final wallet build

Mobile wallets 34% Complete 0 / 3 Tasks

34%
Description

Building IOS/ANDROID based mobile wallets.

0 of 3 completedTasks

  • Initial R & D
  • UI/UX wireframe mockups
  • Prototype testing/coding/final release

SmartBridge partnerships 10% Complete 0 / 1 Tasks

10%
Description

Building partnerships and bridging other projects is a never ending phase on the roadmap. We will always be looking to connect and build partnerships, so this percentage will never be complete.

0 of 1 completedTasks

  • Build Partnerships

Alternative Development Implementation and Programming Languages. 56% Complete 3 / 7 Tasks

56%
Description

ARK is built on node.js/javascript but we want the world of developers to be comfortable in their favorite programming languages. So we are integrating multiple other languages.

The .NET integration covers many different programming languages, the list can be found here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_CLI_languages#Current_Languages it also covers more in linux via Mono. http://www.mono-project.com/

3 of 7 completedTasks

  • Python
  • Java
  • Visual Basic .NET/C#/UNITY/C++/PowerShell and many others in the .NET family
  • R
  • C
  • GO
  • Advanced PowerShell

First iteration of SmartBridge with a Centralized APP. 50% Complete 0 / 1 Tasks

50%
Description

Building a blockchain app and connecting it to ARK’s mainchain via SmartBridge for initial testing and usecase.

0 of 1 completedTasks

  • Build a simple APP

Push button deployable blockchains. 25% Complete 0 / 1 Tasks

25%
Description

Making ARK clone-able with push button deployment and linked to ARK’s Main Chain via SmartBridge. So any startup that wants to fork ark can do so with ease and be SmartBridge compatible right out of the box.

0 of 1 completedTasks

  • Integrate code and make wallet compatible

Integration of InterPlanetary File System (IPFS). 10% Complete 0 / 1 Tasks

10%
Description

IPFS(Inter-planetary File System) is a peer-to-peer hypermedia protocol. With IPFS integrated ARK will address large amounts of data and place the immutable, permanent IPFS links into the ARK blockchain with out the bloat. It will timestamp and secure your content, without having to put the data on the chain itself.

0 of 1 completedTasks

  • Implement IPFS into ARK core.

Formation of business entity. ie, foundation. 50% Complete 0 / 1 Tasks

50%
Description

Currently this is not required for ARK  nor is it a priority. It is on the roadmap because we feel it is a step into future ideas and projects, and we are still investigating multiple options. We are deciding which route is best for the future currently.

0 of 1 completedTasks

  • Research foundation and choose best option for ARK's future

Website Redesign 10% Complete 0 / 1 Tasks

10%
Description

Complete overhaul of ARK.io website.

0 of 1 completedTasks

  • Redesign site

Deployment of testnet clones for start-ups. 55% Complete 0 / 1 Tasks

55%
Description

Push button deploy-able testnets for anyone that wants to test or build something on ARK, or for ARK. Making it easy for anyone to have their own ARK testnet to try new and exiting things.

0 of 1 completedTasks

  • Setting push button genesis blocks and in wallet access.

SmartBridge documentation and instructional videos 15% Complete 0 / 1 Tasks

15%
Description

Making Documentation for SmartBridge. Making it Easy to understand with instructional tutorials. Also a more technical SmartBridge White Paper.

0 of 1 completedTasks

  • Writing documents, making tutorials.

Integrating ARK as payment for Merch Store 0% Complete 0 / 1 Tasks

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Description

Accepting ARK in the ARK Merchandise Store.

0 of 1 completedTasks

  • Integrating ARK into woocommerce, gocoin, or other payment processors.

Development of various Smart Card/NFC materials. 17% Complete 0 / 3 Tasks

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Description

Research, Sourcing, and Development of various Smart Card/NFC materials.

0 of 3 completedTasks

  • Research of Smart Card/NFC devices.
  • Beta Testing
  • Production and distribution

NFC/contactless chip wearable devices. 29% Complete 0 / 3 Tasks

29%
Description

Partnerships for NFC/contactless chip wearable devices.

0 of 3 completedTasks

  • Research
  • beta testing
  • Production and distribution partnership research

Point of Sale hardware R&D 10% Complete 0 / 1 Tasks

10%
Description

Researching Point of Sale Hardware integration and services.

InterPlanetary DataBase (IPDB). 10% Complete 0 / 1 Tasks

10%
Description

Integration of InterPlanetary DataBase (IPDB). This depends on final release. Learn more here https://ipdb.foundation/