IPFS Weekly 68
by Jenn Turner on 2019-11-19
Welcome to the IPFS Weekly. 👋
The InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) is a new hypermedia distribution protocol, addressed by content and identity. IPFS enables the creation of completely distributed applications. It aims to make the web faster, safer, and more open. Since that’s a pretty large scope, we track development across the ecosystem in this weekly dispatch.
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Here are some of the highlights since the last IPFS Weekly.
Help us work on IPFS Docs ✍️
The IPFS Docs team needs your help! Wanna contribute? Check out the latest issues, categorized by size and difficulty.
IPFS got a sweet shoutout in the Berty Weekly!
From last week’s Berty Weekly, a quick bit on gomobile-ipfs: “Guilhem and Antoine found the best approach to allow gomobile-ipfs to handle incoming and outgoing connections with a given peer using streams…”
IPFS in the wild
- Temporal IPFS Updates: Kubernetes, ENS Domains, Amazon S3, Playground, Organization management, Temporal, 18 Nov 2019
- Atomic access control, Peergos, 15 Nov 2019
- Brave Browser in 2020: New Ad-Blocks, Filters, SDK, and IPFS, Vladislov Sopov, 15 Nov 2019
- Cross-platform IPFS Lite: JS, Android, iOS, and gRPC, Textile, 13 Nov 2019
- A Universal Hostless Substrate for a Post-Serverless Future at Øredev 2019, Brooklyn Zelenka, 13 Nov 2019
- Mathematicians Solve ‘42’ Problem With Planetary Supercomputer, Science Alert, 9 Sep 2019
Open Positions working on IPFS
- Tech Lead, Distributed Systems Test Infrastructure, Protocol Labs, Remote
- Distributed Systems Engineer, IPFS Cluster (Go), Protocol Labs, Remote
- Senior Backend Engineer, MXC Foundation gGmbH, Berlin, Germany
- Distributed Systems Technical Lead, IPFS, Protocol Labs, Remote
Updates and new releases
See the latest releases of IPFS tools and projects across the ecosystem.
- VIDEO: A sneak peak of the RavencoinOS release 5 for the RPI4 now available for download
- IPFS Webpack Plugin: This plugin simplifies the operation of creating js bundles to be served through IPFS by automatically adding the bundles as part of the webpack build process.
Tools and projects we <3
Awesome IPFS is a community maintained and updated list of projects, tools, or pretty much any things related to IPFS that are totally awesome. To see more, or add yours to the list, visit Awesome IPFS on GitHub.
- Eternum is a simple and easy-to-use IPFS pinning service. It will host your IPFS files so you can be sure they’ll always be available, and it comes with an API that you can use in your applications.
Coming up in the Community
Did you know IPFS has a community forum at discuss.ipfs.io? Sign up to participate in discussions about coding, tutorials, see announcements and learn about upcoming community events.
- 20 November 2019: Decentralized Web Prague is hosting a night of Developing apps with IPFS at 6pm at Paralelní Polis. Prague, Czech Republic.
- 21 November 2019: Decentralized Web Meetup Victoria is a new event exploring general discussion about open source and the decentralized web, hosted by Watershed Coworking. Victoria, B.C.
- 6 December 2019: React Day Berlin: Build code, not walls. Take part in the exploration of the React universe! Focusing on in-depth talks, hands-on workshops, and finding new opportunities, React Day Berlin conference provides space for everyone to make friends and develop stellar apps together. Berlin, Germany.
Fission is running a series of Decentralized Web Meetups. At each, Brooke @expede will be doing an IPFS 101 overview, and then explain how we’re using it to build the Fission platform. We’ve got other speakers on other decentralized web topics.
- 20 November 2019 Antwerp, Belgium Decentralized Web Meetup, where @icidasset will talk about Diffuse, his decentralized music player
- 21 November 2019 Victoria, Canada Tech Meetup, organized with Carson from Textile
- 29 November 2019 Amsterdam, Netherlands Decentralized Web Meetup, including @berkes presenting peer-to-peer cartography with Peermaps
Thanks for reading ☺️
That’s it for this week’s news on all things IPFS. If we missed something, send us an email and let us know! That way we can feature you in next week’s edition.