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.

The latest

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

Do you follow IPFS on Twitter? For the latest mentions of IPFS in the news, check our Twitter feed or see the latest articles on Awesome IPFS.

Open Positions working on IPFS

Updates and new releases

See the latest releases of IPFS tools and projects across the ecosystem.

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.

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.