Here’s what’s happening in the InterPlanetary File System (opens new window) galaxy!
# Storing NFTs on IPFS!
Learn best practices for addressing and storing data for NFTs using IPFS, for NFTs that stand the test of time. Permanence and immutability are part of the core value proposition of a non-fungible token (NFT). Unfortunately, many NFTs being targeted at consumers today offer neither of these properties due to fundamental design flaws. IPFS can help address these concerns, and NFTs that leverage IPFS gain several advantages. Read our recent blog post (opens new window) about storing your NFT on IPFS and find more details on the IPFS documentation site, in our new article Best Practices for Storing NFT Data using IPFS (opens new window).
# ResNetLab On Tour is going On Demand!
Today we are thrilled to announce that ResNetLab on Tour is going On Demand! The program originally launched in 2019 as an initiative to onboard the academic community to the IPFS architecture. We have been to more than 10 academic conferences and university labs presenting 4hr-long tutorials to experts in the area of networks. As of today, we are making these resources available to everyone! Take a look for yourself and head on over to the shiny new ResNetLab on Tour website (opens new window) for all the material and extra pointers!
# Brand new on IPFS
- IPFS will be sponsoring the upcoming Scaling Ethereum Hackathon and Summit with ETHGlobal April 16-May 13. Learn more (opens new window).
- Get ready to stream in 4k, chat in 500kbs, & share 10GB worth of files with Satellite, a p2p chat app that's fueled by IPFS! Watch the video (opens new window).
- Metis launches Layer 2 Alpha Testnet storing sensitive data on IPFS. Want to learn more? Read the full announcement (opens new window).
- Textile releases presentation slides from Chainlink hackathon detailing how to store NFTs using Filecoin & IPFS. View them here (opens new window).
# Around the ecosystem 🌏
Fleek makes deploying and maintaining an ENS+IPFS website easier than ever. Find out why (opens new window).
Filecoin Box (opens new window) is now available in Truffle! Devs can get started with Filecoin Box and have everything they need to create a decentralized art gallery.
Last week you met Quanta. Did you know they offer a curated podcast feed? Listen (opens new window).
3Box Labs releases research that will aggregate insights on the state of decentralized identity and the use cases it enables. Help by taking their survey (opens new window).
The Filecoin Foundation announced a 50,000 FIL grant to the Internet archive. Get details (opens new window).
# Upcoming 📅
The April IPFS meetup will be an opportunity to showcase what the community has been building with NFTs! Sign up here (opens new window) to present, or register to attend (opens new window) the April 27th event and learn more about the world of IPFS x NFTs!
# Want to help build the new internet?
Consensus Protocol and DLT Engineer (opens new window): Consensus is looking for a Lead Engineer with solid experience in building or working with consensus mechanisms such as Snow family, Clique, Aura, pBFT. Knowledge and experience with Ethereum, EVM and Smart Contracts is crucial as EVM-compatibility is key in the market. Consensus, Humanode, Remote.
Senior Go Engineer (opens new window): As a Senior Go Engineer, you will be responsible for writing and maintaining code on the Textile Go libraries, including Threads, Buckets, Hub, and Powergate. This role is for someone with solid coding experience and the ability to lead new features. Textile, Remote.
Full Stack Engineer (opens new window): Fleek is looking for an experienced and dedicated Full Stack Engineer to help us build the leading Open Web developer platform, products, and tools. Fleek, Remote.
Partner Engineering Lead (opens new window): Protocol Labs is seeking a Senior Partner Engineer who will help us support, connect, and grow IPFS’s many online and offline communities. Protocol Labs, Remote.
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