Update: The Road to Multi-Collateral Dai—Kovan Release v0.2.4

April 24, 2019


Two weeks ago (April 10), we announced the release of MCD v0.2.3 on the Kovan testnet. That release, which included updates to the MCD Core Contracts, the CDP Portal, Dai.js, and the deployment of the Governance Process, was met with great response from the community. Thank you to everyone who tested and provided feedback. As we progress, the Foundation’s goal is to be as transparent as possible with the community and consistently clarify the scope of releases. 

For context around MCD as a decentralized system that will operate in an autonomous way once deployed onto the blockchain, see the original The Road to Multi-Collateral Dai post.

Today, we are releasing the third and most recent update, MCD 0.2.4, on the Kovan testnet. This release covers the newest development updates within:

  • MCD CDP Portal
  • Dai.js 
  • New Contract Addresses

Descriptive Changelog (v0.2.3 < > v0.2.4)


  • Version 0.2.2 (Released on March 28, 2019)
  • Version 0.2.3 (Released on April 4, 2019)
  • Version 0.2.4 (Released on April 18, 2019)

Since the v0.2.3 Kovan release, the following has been changed and/or added for the newest 0.2.4 release:

New Contract Addresses

The v0.2.4 release includes new collateral and MKR token addresses. This is important to note if you are looking to test and experiment with product UIs, as you will need to get the newest versions of the collateral and MKR tokens. 

The new MCD 0.2.4 Kovan contract addresses can be found by running: `curl-v http://www.mocky.io/v2/5cb8de534c0000c51ad3d7c1`

Note: There were no changes made to the smart contracts for this release.

Core System Contracts

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MKR Governance Token Contract

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DAI Stablecoin Contracts

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ETH Collateral Contracts

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Collateral 1 Contracts

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View the full list of new contract addresses here.

User Interface Changes

CDP Portal 

  • CDP sidebar changes. 
  • Initial implementation of a transaction state indicator UI.
  • UX improvements across the app.
  • New design system features that improve UI consistency and flexibility.

Release Updates


Dai-Governance Plugin

  • Updated makerdao/services-core to 0.9.5.
  • Updated makerdao/dai to 0.15.1.
  • Updated ChiefService to get the network by accessor property on dai.js Web3Service.
  • Governance Dashboard

Release Updates

Next Steps

The team is discussing plans to migrate to the Goerli testnet for the next release, so look out for that exciting update! 

As always, we want to remind you that community feedback is crucial as we move toward the Ethereum mainnet release of Multi-Collateral Dai. Please join our public #product-feedback channel on Rocket.Chat to provide feedback and ask any questions you may have. You can also provide product feedback on the CDP Portal using Usersnap. You do not have to install a Chrome extension to do so. The Usersnap widget allows you to make comments right away.

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April 24, 2019