Welcome to IPFS Weekly 118
by Jenn Turner on 2020-12-16
Here’s what’s happening in the InterPlanetary File System galaxy!
How researchers taught Bitswap nodes to jump
In their continuing journey to drive speed-ups on file transfers by way of the data exchange subsystem known as Bitswap, the research team at Protocol Labs recently shared their latest learnings on introducing new behaviors to behavior to Bitswap. Check it out!
Pinata announces Scoped API Keys
If you attended Friday’s IPFS December meetup, you got a sneak peek at this announcement, and now here it is! Pinata now has scoped API keys. Prior to this release, each Pinata account was issued one API Key and one API Secret. With this new feature, you issue multiple keys and that’s not all!
Learn to encrypt, store, and recover user-managed secrets with IDX
Ceramic wants to teach you the best way to keep secrets with IDX. In this recent tutorial, you’ll get step-by-step instructions, including how to use JWEs (JSON schemas for the encrypted payload) alongside decentralized identifiers (DIDs), and more.
Brand new on IPFS
- Peergos just shipped private planning boards—a.k.a. kanban boards—in your Peergos space. Enjoy!
- Waasabi is a privacy-focused self-hosted event streaming and community portal working on a new IPFS backend. Check it out!
- Infura explore some concepts related to modern observability and best dev practices for use in everyday work.
- NEW! Fleek just landed a new release of the Space Daemon in v0.1.3. Check out the new features and update now.
People are building the coolest stuff with IPFS
Help to translate Berty!
Learn how to build ERC-721 NFTs with IPFS and Pinata
Catch up on this Unstoppable AMA with Brad Kam from last week.
Discover building with decentralized identity on IDX and Ceramic
Build your Decentralised Governance Reputation with Snapshot and 3Box
Why Ethereum Keys are the Core of Space Accounts, from the folks at Space.
Check out this Sqlite based block store for content-addressed data like IPLD in Rust.
Now you too can do IPFS file encryption in Node.js.
LiquidApps explains how to turn Ordinary Users Into Extraordinary Agents.
Decentralized Web Seattle meets Dec 17th
On Thursday, Filecoin lead Pooja Shah will be at Seattle’s favorite dweb meetup to talk about decentralized storage networks. Don’t miss out!
Job hunting? Work on IPFS!
DevOps Engineer: Your goal is to maintain the integrity of the infrastructure currently in place, with an ever-present goal of 100% service and application uptime. district0x, Remote.
Ecosystem Developer: We are looking for a technical community manager to help us create a world-class developer ecosystem and experience around our open source community. 3Box, Remote.
Technical Writer: who can primarily create high-quality technical content, but has some other adjacent skills as well in the form of graphic design and/or video editing. Contract, Remote.
Take care of yourselves and each other. ❤️
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