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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

js-ipfs-http-client v40 release, woo! 🎉

In the latest release of client library for the IPFS HTTP API, a bug preventing the JWT from being pushed through to every API call was fixed! Check out the full release notes for more details.

IPFS featured in this Fall 2019 Advanced CS course at Old Dominion University

IPFS was featured as part of an upper-division course on web server design taught by Sawood Alam, as well as the Interplanetary WayBack. See all of the course lecture slides here.

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

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.

Coming up in the Community

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  • 3-4 December, 2019: Actyx Hackathon, hosted by SmartFactoryOWL, is coming next month. As part of the hackathon, the application of the Actyx platform, (which uses IPFS and libp2p) will be tested and applied to the “living object.” Lemgo, Germany.
  • 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.