Community Update #04 - Habitat Testnet is Live
Introducing a New Version of the Habitat Testnet
Habitat is launching its first iteration of the new rollup
Feel free to play around and try to break it 💣
Keep in mind
testnet is a work in progress as a raw skeleton with new basic functionalities. UI and UX research + Habitat branding is currently redone in the background.
Seamless updates will be introduced in the coming days, so on-chain execution will be enabled sssoon. We need to keep something for June. 🙏🏼
The old MVP is out of date and only included a simple proposal voting on Layer 2. With the launch of the
testnet you can do much more.
Read the full article to get a better understanding of the Habitat MVP 👇🏼
To use the
testnet you’ll have to switch to the
Once you connect your wallet with Habitat you can deposit tokens on the rollup.
To immediately start off you’ll have a virtual balance of HBT on the rollup - these can’t be withdrawn as they haven’t been deposited in the first place.
Visit your Account Page
Choose a unique username
use any name, you can also include emojis
choose your Rinkeby tokens you want to deposit
or start with your virtual HBT on the rollup
Find a community which accepts your tokens or create your own!
Simply start voting on community treasuries and the included proposals
This is a list of all the basic functions on the rollup.
You can choose a @rollup username (goodbye 0x)
Communities represent the DAOs which are using Habitat for Governance.
Each Community can bring their own token to facilitate votes.
Create vaults/ Create treasuries
Create “gatekeepers”, how will DAO/ Community members decide about the funds?
one share-one vote (default on testnet)
multi-signature wallets + other voting modules (future versions)
create proposals, which can incl.
On-chain execution (future versions)
call-data to be executed on
proposals can be voted on by the chosen mechanism/ gatekeepers
search for blocks - check if they are finalised on
check transaction input inside of the blocks
offramp & onramp of tokens
testnet only covers basic voting modules to showcase proof of concept and first DAO mechanisms on a rollup. Next iteration cycles will update the
testnet with better UX and features.
Additionally, Habitat is rebranding and redoing the full user flow and content architecture once everything is implemented and tested. Overall, you don’t start building a house by painting the walls.
Meanwhile, feedback from the community will trigger more updates and improvements until
You can join the Habitat Discord and chat about the
testnet dapp in the
Stay in Touch & Get Involved
Habitants, see you again next week!