Welcome to IPFS News 192!

Welcome to IPFS News 192!

# Register for IPFS Thing 2023 🎟️

We’re only a few weeks away from this year’s week-long gathering for the IPFS implementers community. IPFS Thing 2023 (opens new window) is happening from April 15-19 in Brussels, Belgium and will include everything from talks, workshops, discussion circles, hacking time, and more — all focused on advancing IPFS implementations.

Grab your tickets today before time runs out! (opens new window) Use code “THING23” at checkout by March 31 to get them for only $299.

For those attending, you can also submit a talk or track online. (opens new window)

# Vote in the IPFS Community Impact Awards 🏅

The next round of IPFS Community Impact Awards will be awarded very soon — in April 2023. In this upcoming round, we’d like to invite the broader community to vote! If any of these are true, you’re eligible to vote and help recognize the most valuable projects that are advancing the IPFS project and community!

  • You attended IPFS þing 2022, or
  • You contributed to the Kubo, Helia, Nabu, or Iroh repos prior to 2022.03.22, or
  • You are building a project within the IPFS Fund Scope (opens new window)

If you meet any of the above criteria, please submit this eligibility form (opens new window)and look out for a confirmation. For questions, please email impact-evaluator@protocol.ai.

# Brand New on IPFS ✨

Kubo v0.19.0 (opens new window)

  • Improving the libp2p resource management integration
  • Gateways
    • Signed IPNS Record response format
    • Example fetch and inspect IPNS record
  • Addition of "autoclient" router type
  • Deprecation of the ipfs pubsub commands and matching HTTP endpoints

Cluster v1.0.6 (opens new window)

  • IPFS Cluster v1.0.6 is a maintenance release with some small fixes. The main change in this release is that pebble becomes the default datastore backend.

Brand new 3-part intro to IPFS in the docs (opens new window)

Helia Demo Day recordings (opens new window)

  • If you missed the live events about Helia (the new implementation of IPFS in JavaScript), then you can catch up (opens new window) thanks to these handy videos!

IPLD: The Data Layer of the Decentralized Web (opens new window)

  • A recently published post on the IPFS blog goes in-depth into how IPLD does more than just provide a universal way to move data to where users want; it also enables all future applications to be built on top of every prior application’s data. Read it now (opens new window)!

New IPFS website coming soon (opens new window)

  • We recently posted a teaser on Twitter for the upcoming ipfs.io website redesign. We’ve been hard at work revamping the entire IPFS website, and we’re excited for it to go live in the near future — stay tuned!

# Around the Ecosystem 🌎