We've come a long way, but this project is still in Alpha, lots of development is happening, APIs might change, beware of 🐉..
- Look into the examples to learn how to spawn an IPFS node in Node.js and in the Browser
- Read the Core API docs to see what you can do with an IPFS node
- Visit https://dweb-primer.ipfs.io to learn about IPFS and the concepts that underpin it
- Head over to https://proto.school to take interactive tutorials that cover core IPFS APIs
- Check out https://docs.ipfs.io for tips, how-tos and more
Table of Contents
- Getting started
- Want to hack on IPFS?
$ npm install ipfs
If you are planning on using js-ipfs on the command line, install it globally:
$ npm install -g ipfs
You can load IPFS right in your browser by adding the following to your page using the super fast jsdelivr CDN:
<!-- loading the minified version using jsDelivr --><!-- loading the human-readable (not minified) version jsDelivr -->
Inserting one of the above lines will make an
Ipfs object available in the global namespace:
Learn how to bundle IPFS into your application with webpack, parceljs and browserify in the examples.
Getting started & constructor options
How to run IPFS in various environments
Different topics in detail
Please ask 'How do I?' questions on https://discuss.ipfs.io
Want to hack on IPFS?
- Check out existing issues The issue list has many that are marked as 'help wanted' or 'difficulty:easy' which make great starting points for development, many of which can be tackled with no prior IPFS knowledge
- Look at the IPFS Roadmap This are the high priority items being worked on right now
- Perform code reviews More eyes will help a. speed the project along b. ensure quality, and c. reduce possible future bugs.
- Add tests. There can never be enough tests.
- Join the Weekly Core Implementations Call it's where everyone discusses what's going on with IPFS and what's next
List of the main packages that make up the IPFS ecosystem.
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