Here’s what’s happening in the InterPlanetary File System (opens new window) galaxy!
# IPFS at ETHDenver
The IPFS Community was at ETHDenver 2021 in full force: from presentations to bounties, help desks and virtual hangs, and our favorite—new projects! We are very excited to show you the cool things folks built with IPFS, so we’ll be featuring them in upcoming issues. For a full recap, head to the IPFS blog.
# Introducing Super Rinkeby
Our first feature from ETHDenver is Super Rinkeby, a decentralized Super Mario-like game that lets users change characters through an NFT purchase. Created by Leon Do and Jennifer Tran, the game is hosted on IPFS and its structure presents five new ideas for scaling microtransactions on the blockchain.
# New on IPFS Desktop 🖥
Your favorite desktop app for IPFS recently added support for go-ipfs 0.8.0 and Electron 11.x, as well as enabling both pubsub via settings and IPNS over pubsub. Check it out!
# Brand new on IPFS
- The roadmap for BAT 2.0 (opens new window) includes adding the ability to use BAT for content pinning on IPFS!
- Now you can host your P2P website (opens new window) directly from Peergos and even get a human readable location.
- Read the new paper IPFS and Friends (opens new window): A qualitative comparison of next-gen P2P data networks.
- Space released their beta (opens new window), check out their user-controlled, encrypted file storage platform.
# Around the ecosystem 🌏
Learn how to create NFTs (opens new window) like NBA Top Shot with Flow and IPFS
CoinDesk asks (opens new window), it’s an NFT boom. Do you know where your Digital Art lives?
Introducing the Crust PolkaPet NFT (opens new window)!
The Graph (opens new window) brings indexing and querying to Polkadot
Introducing dSearch (opens new window), dTree and our fight for a better search engine
Unstoppable Domains (opens new window) asks, what is the difference between tokens and coins?
NEW: Galacteek 0.4.42 (opens new window) released
# Missed the February IPFS meetup?
Catch up on presentations from dweb games specialist Leon Do, Viki Valastin from KodaDot, Ilya Kreymer from Webrecorder, and Yiannis Psaras from ResNetLab. Register today so you don’t miss out on the next IPFS meetup later this month.
InterPlanetary Funky Schemas 🎶
Get involved with IPFS by checking us out on GitHub (opens new window), joining discussions on our community forum (opens new window), or hitting us up in chat (opens new window). Have a suggestion? Email us.
Get the IPFS Weekly in your inbox, each Tuesday.