Constellation Labs, a horizontally-scalable blockchain for consumer-grade applications, has announced the release of its testnet — the first version of Constellation’s base code. This launch begins a process of building out a small network of nodes, which communicate with each other in order to prevent “bad actors” on the system. The testnet’s primary goal is to accomplish both the handling and validation of basic transactions. Constellation’s testnet also demonstrates some of the system’s fundamental architectures, while enabling extensive testing of its core system’s functionality and stress-testing the node network.
CEO of Constellation, Brendan Playford said: “The release of our testnet presents a truly exciting opportunity for us to showcase the results of our tireless efforts over the past year, as well as demonstrate that our community’s confidence in our team, and our product, has been well placed. We are very eager to open up our platform to a wider developer base, and ultimately give technologically-skilled users the chance to interact with Constellation’s unmatched features before it hits production.”