Release of Daml Connect 1.17.1

The following bugfixes have been backported from the main branch: https://github.com/digital-asset/daml/pull/11143 - [JSON-API] make key_hash indexes non-unique, this fixes a bug where a duplicate key conflict was raised on the query store when the same contract was being witnessed twice by two separate parties https://github.com/digital-asset/daml/pull/11111 [Ledger API] Fixes a bug in...
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The Evolution of Legacy Market Infrastructure

Bursa Malaysia Takes First Steps to Test the Dematerialization of the Issuance of Physical Securities using Digital Asset’s Daml with VMware Blockchain Capital Markets are seeing unprecedented growth and innovation across the systems and market infrastructure powering our global economy. In a recent Nasdaq study commissioned from Celent, CIO Market Infrastructure Survey 2021: The...
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Daml Developer Monthly - September 2021

Heads up, we're trying something new, if you want the latest Daml Connect release notes scroll to the bottom. Also if you prefer to listen to this post Richard has a small podcast of it here. We are Running a Hackathon!! First and foremost, we have partnered with SE2 to kick off a hackathon that will run for the next 6 weeks to help you build your very first smart contract app! No "gas"...
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Release of Daml Connect 1.17.0

Daml Connect 1.17.0 has been released and you can install it using: daml install 1.17.0 Summary Daml Connect 1.17 brings a number of important new features and improvements: Oracle DB support is now available throughout the Daml Connect stack as part of the Enterprise Edition.  Pruning of divulged contracts allows running Daml Ledgers in constant disk space even if divulgence is used to...
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All you didn't know but you wanted to know about smart contract exception handling

What would be your reaction to a programming language developer that told you: "I've created this new language which deliberately doesn't have any exception handling because I want to encourage developers to write perfect, error-free code by catastrophically failing on any exception"? There may be some that think "If the Apollo engineers could do it, so can I." But if you are anything...
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Daml Developer Monthly - August 2021

What's New The Release Candidate for Daml Connect is out! Daml Connect 1.16 is a relatively lightweight release with most improvements under the hood. In this release, the Daml Profiler is now stable in the Enterprise Edition of Daml Connect, and the the JSON API has further improved logging and metrics. More here! Prefer to listen to this post in podcast form? Check out Richard's...
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Release of Daml Connect 1.16.0

Daml Connect 1.16.0 has been released and marked stable on August 11th. You can install it using: daml install 1.16.0 Want to know what's happening in our developer community? Check out the latest update for this month. Summary Daml Connect 1.16 is a relatively lightweight release with most improvements under the hood. The application-developer-facing highlights are twofold: The Daml...
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Release of Daml Connect 1.15.0

Daml Connect 1.15.0 has been released as stable on Wednesday, July 14th. You can install it using: daml install 1.15.0 Summary Daml Exceptions are now stable as part of Daml-LF 1.14 and Ledger API 1.12.0. Daml-LF 1.13 is the new default in the SDK. Observability of Ledger API Server and JSON API Server have been improved through better logging and metrics. Impact and Migration If you...
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Release of Daml Connect 1.14.2

Daml Connect 1.14.2 has been released to fix a bug that could lead to errors in participant nodes in specific cases as noted below. This release also includes a few feature additions as well. Ledger API Server The state of the participant indexer can now be checked via the GRPC health endpoint. Ledger API Validation failures are now logged at INFO level. Fixed a bug in the integration...
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Daml Developer Monthly - July 2021

Heads up, we're trying something new, if you want the latest Daml Connect release notes scroll to the bottom. Also if you prefer to listen to this post Richard has a small podcast of it here. What's New First and foremost, Frankie won our latest community recognition ceremony for many reasons that can simply be summed up as being a very valued member of our forum. He'll be receiving a...
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