Testnet Tech Update — Enhanced Speed, Sleeker Design, Various QoL Upgrades

Horizon Protocol
2 min readJan 4, 2024

We’re excited to share the latest updates to the Horizon Protocol Testnet, featuring enhancements that focus on improving speed, refining the user interface, and introducing new functionalities.

Let’s dive into the details:

User Interface Enhancements

Improved Transaction Confirmation System

  • Experience a significant (5–10x) boost in speed and efficiency.

Consistent Transaction Modals

  • Enjoy a uniform design across all pages for a streamlined user experience.

Futures Trading Statistics Section

  • Access high-level user trading stats directly on the Dashboard.

Futures Net Balance Chart Enhancement

  • Utilize the new market filter for improved control and insights.

Debt Page Redesign

  • Navigate a rearranged and simplified Debt page with ease.

Dark Color Scheme for dApp

  • Embrace a modern and sleek visual update.

Navigation Element Resizing

  • Experience improved usability with resized navigation elements.

New Background Images

  • Fresh aesthetics for an enhanced user interface.

Miscellaneous UI Improvements

  • Discover numerous minor enhancements contributing to a polished and user-friendly interface.

Performance and Stability

Performance Optimization

  • Addressed and resolved various performance issues for a smoother experience.

Crash Fixes

  • Identified and fixed rare case crashes, enhancing overall stability.

Functionality and Features

Pools Page (Formerly Earn)

  • Explore the renamed and redesigned hub linking to external protocols managing liquidity and LP incentives.

Manage C-Ratio Visibility

  • The “Manage C-Ratio” button on the Stake page is now visible even if the user lacks the necessary zUSD balance to fully restore their C-Ratio.
  • Mobile Spot Exchange Chart
  • Access the mobile version of the Spot Exchange price chart conveniently in the footer.

zAsset Token Registration Links

  • Easily add zAssets to your wallet with the newly added registration links.

HZN Browser Tab Icon Update

  • Enjoy a refreshed icon for a more updated visual representation.

Your continued support is highly appreciated, as it plays a crucial role in our ongoing mission to further improve your experience with Horizon Protocol.

Horizon Protocol is a DeFi platform that facilitates the on-chain trading of synthetic assets that represent the real economy. Horizon Protocol seeks to provide exposure to real-world assets risk/return profiles via smart contracts on the blockchain.

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Horizon Protocol

A DeFi platform facilitating the creation of on-chain synthetic assets representing the real economy. https://horizonprotocol.com/