New here, so hi everyone. I am a self taught p2p dev, working with a hypercore protocol aka Dat :)

In my previous life I studied political science with communication studies + lingustics with literature.

I do daily video logs to stay motivated with my current foss project called DatDot. This is the latest log from yesterday :)

@ninabreznik Welcome to Fosstodon :) Do you have any recommendations/resources for a complete Dat newbie? Not necessarily only for development but for exploration of whats already there, too?

@verbumfeit Yes, totall. THe main modules are hypercore (append only log) and hyperswarm (networking). I think if you read about these 2 in detail, you are good to go.

I made a little demo to try out hyperswarm v3 that's coming out in the next weeks so maybe you can take a look at these two gists



@verbumfeit Commented out part if for trying our hyperswarm branch v3 and the uncommented one is using hyperbeam (which is a little helper module built on top mof hypercore). So, two networking variants for replicating a hypercore = data.

@ninabreznik Welcome to Fosstodon. Things are slow at first but as you find people with similar interests and follow them, others will follow you. Create your bio, add an avatar pic and some emojis to your name so others can learn more about you. If you haven't, sending out an introduction listing your interests will help.

The custom emoji list is here:

Also see Kev's most awesome blogpost about getting started here:

Good luck and have fun.

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