- Horizon announces Horizon 1.0, the upgraded version of Horizon.
- Horizon 1.0 consists of the developer-friendly ecosystem and allows user configuration.
- Horizon 1.0 can resolve numerous issues that were present in the older version.
Horizon, an open-source stellar API with gradually added features and expanded regulations today, announces Horizon 1.0, the upgraded version of Horizon. It is the first Horizon project to upraise the stake for open source collaborative effort.
Unfolding Horizon 1.0
Horizon is a client-facing open-source stellar API server since 2015. It operates as a peripheral between stellar Core and applications necessary to access the Stellar network. It enables one to check the status of the account, the submission of transactions, and subscribing event streams.
It comes up with three remarkable functionality, namely the Transactions API, the Trading API, and the History API. The program runs by stellar Core converts data into XDR, which proves tough to read and inadequate indexes, which again found it difficult to look at the things.
It is a quite simple way to submit a transaction to the network via Horizon. The new version of Horizon is introduced with some considerable advantages and impressive features.
Horizon 1.0 consists of the developer-friendly ecosystem and allows user configuration. It was a somewhat a big deviation from the older version, with much-awaited time and road testing; Horizon 1.0 comes up with some iconic changes which make it to boom with an extended press release.
Key Features of Horizon 1.0
The essential feature of this creation is a full rewrite of Horizon’s ledger ingestion engine. It has an inbuilt order book graph for quick quarries. Upgraded services accessibility for production deployment.
Horizon 1.0 can resolve numerous issues that were present in the older version. Some of the features are data unpredictability because of the delay between the endpoints is removed. The pairing between Horizon and the stellar-Core database is condensed.
Presently, Horizon accesses all the activity on the network, but they have introduced a plug-in architecture so that one can access Horizon by keeping only essential things.
Till now, Horizon was a wobbly .0 phase, and this new version will result in a mature decision for the stellar with the means of upgraded payments and digital trading market.