Yes, the ZKEX testnet is alive! But what’s next?

We’ve had a successful testnet launch of our spot crypto trading product demo. We’re now working on several cool new features, increasing performance, and improving stability.

What’s next for the ZKEX testnet?

Mobile-friendly web version

By far the hottest request has been a version that works much better on mobile devices.

Order types

We’ve already rolled out market and limit orders, but coming later are ‘stop-limit’ orders and ‘take profit’ orders which will really help traders implement automated trading strategies.

Portfolio view

Being able to tracking the status of your portfolio over time is a useful tool to plan your next trade. Here’s a sneak peek:

ZKEX portfolio page preview

Usability testing

Improving the end-to-end experience is a major focus for us. In the past few weeks, hundreds of small improvements have been made, and we think there are many more incremental UI and UX changes still to be made to make a buttery-smooth crypto trading experience no matter who you are: newbie or pro-trader.

Stability and uptime

There has been some downtime with the L2 network and faucet during our devnet testing, which we are trying to prevent from happening again.

Performance optimization

Lots of work is going on behind the scenes to scale up throughput of our matching engine. We’re refactoring code, optimizing our tech stack at every level, reconfiguring our cloud hosting setup, and implementing auto-scaling.

Disaster recovery testing

Many users don’t know about our emergency withdrawal feature which can be triggered at the smart contract level to unlock funds in your browser wallet. We’ll be conducting a test for this to see how it performs.



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