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Hacktoberfest

  • Paul Sanderson
  • 11 Oct 2018
  • Nav News

Navcoin is participating in Hacktoberfest - what is that you ask? Well its annual celebration of all things open source, Hacktoberfest launched as a partnership between DigitalOcean and GitHub in 2014 and rallies a global community of contributors, with last year’s event drawing nearly 240K pull requests.

New Navcoin.org website now live

  • John Darby
  • 10 Oct 2018
  • Nav News
It’s here! After months of work by the Core Content team and Core Developers, the new NavCoin.org website is online. It has a fresh new look and new content. The aim of updating the site was to simplify its structure, make navigation more intuitive, and communicate NavCoin’s unique features and capabilities more effectively to new visitors. Why not head over to the site and have a click around now. We hope you like it.

The NavCoin.org refresh process

  • Carter X
  • 10 Oct 2018
  • Nav News
Redesigning NavCoin.org was all about solving user problems as well as bringing a fresh look to NavCoin. The UX strategy for a content-based website like NavCoin.org, is that the content on the site should be easy to find & navigate, as well as visually appealing, attractive and leads people to read. Redesigning NavCoin.org was all about solving user problems as well as bringing a fresh look to NavCoin. The UX strategy for a content-based website like NavCoin.

NavCollab Hackathon & ATM Design Vote

  • John Darby
  • 3 Oct 2018
  • Nav News
The NavCollab site is live and ready to help you get involved in the NavCoin Community Fund. The NavCollab website is like a forum, but with a lot more features. The aim is to make it easy for you to start projects, and get others to help you. Take a moment to read the intro article to see how the NavCollab site works. But if you want to jump straight in, here’s how to get started:

What is the NavCoin Collab Forum?

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 2 Oct 2018
  • Product News
The NavCoin Collab Forum is a new addition to the NavCoin ecosystem. While Discord & Telegram are great for communication - ideas can get lost amongst all the other chat that is happening. Especially since the NavCoin community lives all around the world and are logging in at different times. So while communication is easy - what’s hard is collaboration. And collaboration is what’s required for communities to reach their full potential.

Community Fund Countdown Begins

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 26 Sep 2018
  • Nav News
After months of development, testing and re-testing, the NavCoin Community Fund is almost ready to go live. With only a little while longer to wait, it’s a good time to get to thinking about how you could utilise the Community Fund - such as what types of projects you would like to see funded. Feel free to share your thoughts on Discord, and see if others agree! After months of development, testing and re-testing, the NavCoin Community Fund is almost ready to go live.

NavCoin Core Next Steps

  • John Darby
  • 19 Sep 2018
  • Nav News
It’s going to be busy over the next few months, so Craig (Prole on Discord) has written a preview of what’s planned. It covers the upcoming NavCoin Core soft-forks: 4.4.0 Community Fund, 4.5.0 Proof of Stake version 3, and 5.0 Privacy Upgrade. When you have a moment head over to Medium to read the full text. It’s going to be busy over the next few months, so Craig (Prole on Discord) has written a preview of what’s planned.

A Guide To The NavCoin Community Fund

  • John Darby
  • 18 Sep 2018
  • Community Fund
Why was the NavCoin Community Fund created? NavCoin is a decentralised project, which relies on the efforts of individuals all over the world to secure, maintain and grow its network. The NavCoin Community Fund aims to help strengthen the network by encouraging and incentivising more people to get involved. NavCoin is a decentralised project, which relies on the efforts of individuals all over the world to secure, maintain and grow its network.

OpenAlias Competition Winners

  • Laura Harris
  • 13 Sep 2018
  • Nav News
To celebrate the release of OpenAlias, the NavCoin Core collective created a competition to encourage the community get involved with this new feature. If you’re one of the lucky winners we will contact you soon to arrange fulfilment of your prize. Thanks to everyone who took part! To celebrate the release of OpenAlias, the NavCoin Core collective created a competition to encourage the community get involved with this new feature. If you’re one of the lucky winners we will contact you soon to arrange fulfilment of your prize.

Privacy Announcement and Education Livestream

  • Kieren Hyland
  • 12 Sep 2018
  • Nav News
The release of OpenAlias has been well received by the NavCoin community. At the time of writing there have been hundreds of OpenAlias addresses registered under @nav.community. If you haven’t already joined them by creating OpenAlias address of your own take a moment to do it now. All that’s required to get it going is install the latest version of your wallet, and register your address here: The release of OpenAlias has been well received by the NavCoin community.