Welcome to IPFS Weekly 164!

Welcome to IPFS Weekly 164!

# Browser Connectivity Walkthrough

If you’re a developer looking to take advantage of IPFS’s decentralized storage solutions be sure to learn how to run your apps directly from our network. From HackFS, check out a walkthrough on how to develop web browser interconnectivity through IPFS. In this post, get familiar with the steps of building a simple chat interface that leverages the network on the back end to connect to other clients and chat with them. Video walkthrough is here (opens new window) — stay tuned for a written guide soon 👀

# Brand New on IPFS

  1. From Twitter user @psychothan, a tool specifically for pinning all of your Tezos NFTs to your local IPFS node — check out the thread (opens new window).
  2. IPFS and decentralized storage in action 💪 What happens when a site goes offline and decentralization kicks into action? See for yourself. (opens new window)
  3. From Web3Jam, “Intro to IPFS and Filecoin” from Discordian, Community Engineer at Protocol Labs. Dive in and get familiar. (opens new window)
  4. Discord + IPFS? Check out this brief demo (opens new window) of uploading a file to IPFS directly from a Discord channel.

# Around the Ecosystem

Today, Vivid Labs (formerly VideoCoin) announced the availability of VIVID Open, an open source NFT marketplace. Each NFT will be resiliently stored on nft.storage powered by IPFS and Filecoin. Learn more! (opens new window)

India’s biggest Web3 hackathon is underway! BUIDL IT, presented by Polygon, is designed to promote Web3 development and talent in India. $100k in prizes will be distributed. The event lasts November 19 - December 12. Learn more, register, (opens new window) and see how you can build.

Eager to stay on top of all the hackathon opportunities across the Protocol Labs ecosystem? The Filecoin and IPFS Hackathon (opens new window) portal is the best way to stay on top of past, current, and upcoming events.

The Mona Gallery team just announced multiplayer and voice chat for all Mona spaces! Dive in and try it (opens new window) for yourself.

The Retrieval Markets Demo Day wrapped up recently. Check out the presentation from Magmo and KEN Labs (opens new window).

Are you in Helsinki for Slush? Join Fluence Labs (opens new window) and Protocol Labs tomorrow for an event that will deep dive into the latest research & tech insights from open source projects. Attend to hear talks on IPFS & Fluence, a Q&A, networking & more. Register now. (opens new window)

# Want to help build the new internet?

Head of Content (opens new window): Protocol Labs is seeking a Head of Content to develop and execute effective content deliverables for our portfolio and ecosystem projects including Filecoin and IPFS. The ideal candidate is an exceptional writer with a proven experience in communicating blockchain and Web3 concepts to developers, non-developers, enterprises, and newcomers. Protocol Labs, Remote.

Fullstack Performance Engineer (opens new window): At PowerLoom, they are building a decentralized protocol that creates a trusted audit trail of information that is independently verifiable, replayable and ready to extract higher order insights and analytics from. If you are passionate about coding on Python, solving complex data storage and fingerprinting puzzles, and have already worked on open source projects and/or production scale code, please apply. PowerLoom, Remote.

ARG Software Engineer (opens new window): The Protocol Labs Application Research Group (ARG) (opens new window) is seeking a proactive and autonomous builder that can draft a roadmap forward and execute with code. You will need to have both a passion for hands-on development of distributed systems as well as problem solving within a complex system. Protocol Labs, Remote.

Developer Relations (opens new window): Textile is seeking someone to run large-scale community projects. These include amplifying our grants program to fund community projects, curating governance groups where we bring community stakeholders into our technology planning, engaging with external teams like Gitcoin and EthDenver to support large-scale developer events, and giving technical presentations at events. This position also includes day-to-day engagement with our Slack group, helping to triage GitHub issues, hacking on demos, writing blog posts and technical guides, and more. We are looking for a self-directed leader who wants to build a developer community while staying hands on with technology. Textile, Remote.

Senior Software Engineer (opens new window): Distributed systems engineering lies at the center of many projects at Protocol Labs. With IPFS, libp2p, Filecoin, and other related projects, we are laying the foundation for a more resilient, more secure, distributed version of the web. This requires rigorous engineering from protocol design through all the phases of implementation. We strike a balance between pragmatism, deeply informed protocol design, and strict application of strong engineering principles. All of this happens in an environment defined by curiosity, passion, and a love for open source. Protocol Labs, Remote.

Fullstack Engineer (opens new window): Textile's web products and services are written primarily in Golang and TypeScript, and communicate with Textile's core gRPC services. You will own the end user experience and have full ownership over the product stack, from research and development to implementation and production monitoring. Textile, Remote.

Backend/API Engineer (opens new window): As a Backend/API Engineer, you will research, contribute to the product vision and help define the roadmap of multiple products. You will build and maintain features on the Textile Hub (opens new window), and build new services and systems to integrate with blockchain networks including Threads (opens new window), Buckets (opens new window), Hub (opens new window), and Powergate (opens new window). This role is for someone with solid coding experience and the ability to lead new features. Textile, Remote.

Product Manager, Developer Experience (opens new window): As a Product Manager on the Developer Experience team at 3Box Labs, you'll be in charge of delivering a best-in-class experience for developers building on the Ceramic platform. 3Box Labs created the leading identity and data solution for Web3, and alongside the open source developer community. They’re looking for impact-driven, intentional, and fast-learning teammates. 3Box Labs, Remote.

Community Lead (opens new window): As a Community Lead at 3Box Labs, you’ll have the opportunity to create an incredibly engaged, welcoming, synergistic community around the technology and values that can help catalyze a global movement for a better web. 3Box Labs created the leading identity and data solution for Web3, and alongside the open source developer community. They’re looking for impact-driven, intentional, and fast-learning teammates. 3Box Labs, Remote.