IPFS Weekly 102

by Jenn Turner on 2020-08-26

Welcome to IPFS Weekly #102

Here’s what’s happening in the InterPlanetary File System galaxy! 🚀

Support for ipfs:// landed in Chromium’s protocol registry

Good news for integration of decentralized protocols in browsers! Now supported in Chromium: “cabal”, “dat”, “did”, “dweb”, “ethereum”, “hyper”, “ipfs”, “ipns”, and “ssb”. Another step forward for browser support and webcompat!

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HackFS pushes IPFS development forward

See all 134 projects built during HackFS in the showcase hosted by ETHGlobal. From building a way for content to persist on IPFS despite damage to data and the network at large to lowering the barriers to leveraging open data networks, and more, check out how what folks built with IPFS.

HackFS Showcase

Filecoin Launchpad applications due Friday, 828

The Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator is a fully-remote program dedicated to building more open, interoperable, and programmable tools, infrastructure, and apps for the distributed and decentralized web. The program runs Sep-Dec 2020, with 15-20 teams provided funding, mentorship, benefits, etc., culminating in a Demo Day and post-program fundraising support.

Apply today

Quote of the week

Brand new on IPFS

People are building the coolest things with IPFS

Stay calm and use IPFS to become the cool DeFi insurance agent

Origin Dshop growth continues as CoinList, KardiaChain, Fleta, Oasis Network, and others add shops.

On DeFi frontends, merging the future of finance with the dweb

Create Eth App v1.4.0 is out with support for deploy to IPFS

What is an Ethereum Name Service?

Easy IPFS, shell script wrappers around IPFS docker containers to make life a bit easier.

Using the Slate API with IPFS and Filecoin

The Filecoin team started hosting a series of Master Classes to demonstrate how to build on the Filecoin network. The first session highlighted how to integrate the Slate API with IPFS and Filecoin. Slate is a storage application that allows you to store images, audio, video, and data through a graphical interface or API.

Watch now

Job hunting? Work on IPFS!

UI Engineer: Come build scalable front-end applications, experiment with new technologies, and build beautiful products. Textile, Remote

Senior Developer Advocate, IPFS: Provide tactical support for the IPFS community, creating a global community strategy, and executing this strategy on the ground! Protocol Labs, Remote

Backend Engineer: Work with the Fleek Product and Engineering team to build the leading decentralized development platform. Fleek, Remote

Project Lead, libp2p: This is a unique opportunity to take ownership of a massively successful open source project and carry it through its next phase of growth. Protocol Labs, Remote

Senior Software Engineer Rust/Go: You would be working with our distributed team of engineers on new products, core protocols or client projects. Most of the work we do is or will eventually be open source. Equilibrium, Remote

View our job postings

Take care of yourselves and each other. ❤️

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