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IPFS pubsub chat example

A ~76KB example chat app that uses window.ipfs, provided by the IPFS Companion web extension

Demo: https://tableflip.github.io/ipfs-pubsub-chat-example/dist/

screen shot of IPFS pubsub chat example

Install

  1. This app requires window.ipfs. Install the IPFS Companion web extension:

  2. You need to be using the embedded JS-IPFS node, click the extension icon in the top right of your browser and toggle the switch to "embedded"

  3. Open the preferences and paste in the following to configure your JS-IPFS node to use pubsub:

    {
      "config": {
        "Addresses": {
          "Swarm": [
            "/dns4/ws-star.discovery.libp2p.io/tcp/443/wss/p2p-websocket-star"
          ]
        }
      },
      "EXPERIMENTAL": {
        "pubsub": true
      }
    }
  4. Install dependencies npm install

  5. Build the app npm run build

  6. Start the app npm start

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