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.
ipfs-http-clientis significantly smaller now, v30.1.0 is about 33% smaller than when we started working on bundle size at v28.1.0. 🙀
- Looks like ENS + IPFS are coming to the Brave browser!
Meet Olivier Sarrouy 👋
Next Monday, Olivier Sarrouy, creator or Pando Protocol will be joining the IPFS Weekly Call. He is a serial entrepreneur and founder of Distributed Gallery and Pando Network. Oliver also has a PhD in Communications Sciences from Université Rennes 2, where he once served as a professor. Olivier will be on the IPFS Weekly Call next Monday to introduce the IPFS Community to Pando, so join us at 5pm UTC!
IPFS in the wild
- VIDEO: IPFS - Hands-On Tutorial, Polycode, 19 Mar 2019
- ScryptaChain, DApp Smart Contract and a Smart Card as a gift! 19 Mar 2019
- Carson Farmer on IPFS — The essential reading list, 18 Mar 2019
- DECENT 101: Is IPFS the Ultimate Storage System? 18 Mar 2019
- Graph Day Video Highlights, 18 Mar 2019
- IPFS got a shoutout from Future Blockchain Summit in Dubai, CNN, 16 Mar 2019
- Textile makes it easy to run IPFS peers in your mobile apps, 14 Mar 2019
- GraphQL Will Power the Decentralized Web, The Graph, 13 Mar 2019
- Better late than never… here’s your February Textile update, in March, 12 Mar 2019
- A Better Mousetrap Podcast featuring Qri, 11 Mar 2019
Updates and new releases
See the latest releases of IPFS tools and projects across the ecosystem.
- brig 0.4.0: distributed, versioned & secure file synchronization
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.
- Meet the decentralized versions of YouTube, Google Docs, and Google Photos!
- dFile.space: Decentralised File Hosting in Space
- DoublePlus: Completely decentralized social network hosted over IPFS
- Almonit: A decentralized website made with ENS + IPFS
- Deploy DNSLink TXT Records To AWS Route53 Domains with dnslink-route53
Join us at the first ever IPFS Camp
IPFS Camp is taking place June 27th-30th in beautiful Barcelona. Meet the core developers and contributors to the IPFS project, community leaders, and builders on of the Distributed Web, but only if you register to attend. Registration is open now!
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.
- 26 Mar 2019: ProtoSchool Munich: 101 IPFS Workshop, ProtoSchool Munich is open for any topic of the so-called Decentralized Revolution. This event is a workshop so, please, bring your laptop.
- 27-28 Mar 2019: C3 Crypto Conference is not only focused on blockchain companies and projects but also extends to topics on new technology. C3 Crypto Conference 2019 is also Berlin’s first large-scale crypto conference.
- 28 Mar 2019: Creating a Decentralized App!, Jude Nelson from Blockstack will come and explain in a light and friendly way how to build a decentralized app on Blockstack, 6pm, Newark (NJ), US.
- 24 Apr 2019: Introducing Hackboat, an afternoon cruise along the beautiful Willamette river while enjoying awesome infosec presentations, Portland, Oregon.
- 2 May 2019: Munich IPFS User Group: Pierre Krieger from parity talks about Rust libp2p.
- 17-18 May 2019: Data Terra Nemo is a technical conference about decentralized protocols and the software built on top of them.
Thanks for reading ☺️
That’s it for this week’s news on all things IPFS. If we missed something, reply to this email and let us know! That way we can feature you in next week’s edition.