Starting with IPFS (HTML and Javascript code to load a file in your IPFS Server)

Starting with IPFS (HTML and Javascript code to load a file in your IPFS Server)

29 April, 2019 Off By Raul Pelaez

The Interplanetary FileSystem (IPFS) is sometimes complicated to understand.

With this example we will try to start an IPFS Server. Follow these instructions: How to install Embark by Status in MacOS (Ethereum Dapp development)

Run: ipfs daemon to start the Service

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You can open another terminal window and run: ipfs swarm peers to see the nodes connections

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Once the server is up and running, you can try to add a website in the server with a simple HTML page.

The Javascript code:

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Remember, this code uses these Javascript libraries:

You can try and test:

Basically is push a file, WAIT a moment, and after some little time requested, the file will appear in the IPFS network. Example:

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