If you're a Solana developer like me, you may find it difficult to keep up with the latest updates to the Solana repository. This is because the Solana repository is a large and complex project with many contributors constantly adding new features and bug fixes. There's just so much content to read and digest.
This week's roundup is a summary of the most recent commits to the Solana repository.
Due to transaction size limitations, you are currently limited to a max of 35 accounts(max of 19 signatures) used in a single transaction. Developers wanting to compose with many programs may run into this cap and be limited in what they can build. On-chain address lookup tables can enable a transaction to load more accounts, granting access for developers to compose more with many programs at once.
Octane is a gasless transaction relayer for Solana. The idea is that people can use an Octane relayer to either get a free transaction or a transaction paid by a token other than SOL. Octane is currently untested.
Solana Pay is a standard schema for payment across wallets. This will enable a standard format for creating QR codes for:
SPL-ZK-Token is a token program companion to the current SPL Token Program to enable confidential transfers of tokens.