Welcome to IPFS Weekly 105

by Jenn Turner on 2020-09-16

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

Our IPFS Case Study series is on Fleek 😎

See what we did there? Jokes aside, our latest edition of the case study series focuses on our friends at Fleek. Learn the history of Fleek, the benefits they see using IPFS, as well as a quick peek under the hood. Enjoy!

Read the case study

js-IPFS 0.50.0 shipped! 🎉🎉🎉

Earlier this week, js-ipfs officially reached version 0.50.0, adding the ability to share a node between multiple browser tabs and greatly improved pinning performance. It also includes quite a few new features, some API changes, and one breaking change you’ll want to review.

Read the release notes

Quote of the week

Added support for Nix already in progress

Obsidian Systems is adding support for IPFS to Nix, a package manager, but at its heart a general-purpose build tool, so that build products can be persisted to and fetched from IPFS. Learn how they have organized this work into two distinct phases (Milestone 1 was already achieved!) by reading the announcement.

Read the blog

Brand new on IPFS

People are building the coolest things with IPFS

Check out this recap on HackFS from the folks at ETHGlobal.

Galacteek, a multi-platform browser for the distributed web, is out with a new version, 0.4.33.

Kevin Zhang asks, how does the delegation chain help security and trust?

Tutorial: Easily add “ipfs://” URL support to any site for any browser

Learn how Infura is powering Nori’s Marketplace and API for Verified Carbon Removal

How to launch an NFT Sale on WAX: A Complete Guide

Check out this IPFS mirror of the Crypto Punks image

Join us Thursday for Decentralizing the Cloud

Later this week, we’ll be attending Decentralizing the Cloud: The Promise and Potential of Distributed Storage, hosted by our friends at Polkadot. Michelle Lee from Protocol Labs will be in attendance to discuss design patterns from Filecoin and other projects, and explore how and why they help us build the future of the decentralized web. Don’t miss it!

Register to attend

Job hunting? Work on IPFS!

Remote Senior Software Engineer: We are looking for talented engineers to help us design, build, and architect the most difficult parts of the Audius protocol—high availability services for decentralized replication of data, latency-sensitive distributed file transfers, Ethereum smart contracts, infrastructure, tooling, and more. Audius, Remote

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