Part of the fun of working on a decentralized peer-to-peer application like Sync is imagining what cool things could be built on the API and how the world could benefit from decentralized [insert technology here]. As I was sending emails today, I started to think about what decentralized email would look like built on Sync. […]
A year and a half ago, BitTorrent Sync started with a simple idea: give people the ability to sync large files fast by skipping the cloud. We’ve been humbled by the enthusiastic reception during the Alpha and Beta phases, and we’re now getting ready to take the Beta tag off and introduce a premium edition […]
Sync Stories is a column dedicated to our users. Each week, we showcase a different use case for BitTorrent Sync and the personal stories behind it. In this week’s edition: On his blog Shutter Discovery, photographer Niall McKenna shares how he uses Sync to keep precious photographs safe and secure with a backup strategy that involves […]
I love my Moto X and I’ve been on Android since I first got my HTC Incredible in 2010, but I’m chained to iTunes for managing my music and podcast subscriptions on my laptop. This has caused no end of inconveniences when trying to figure out the best way to move music and podcasts from […]
Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. It’s not a secret – one of my personal and professional goals is to get more people building decentralised peer-to-peer applications on Sync’s API. The Sync developer community has been great so far with providing wrappers, help on the forums, […]
The ease in which Sync transports files between multiple endpoints makes it a useful tool for software developers. In this post I’ll walk through how Sync can be used for deployment as well as mirroring Git repositories – then we’ll look at extending these use cases with the developer API.
Sync Stories is a column dedicated to our users. Each week, we showcase a different use case for BitTorrent Sync and the personal stories behind it. In this week’s edition: Brett Sims of Alkali Productions shares how his video production company uses Sync to send large amounts of data quickly and reliably.
Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. Today we talk with Mark Harrington (also known as GreatMarko) – developer for MIDAS by day and Sync forum moderator by night.