How A Software Developer Can Leverage BitTorrent Sync

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: 25 GBs to Send, 24 Hour Turnaround

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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.

Sync Stories: Event Planning with Resilio Sync

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Sync Stories is a column dedicated to our users. Each week, we showcase a different use case for Resilio Sync (formerly BitTorrent Sync) and the personal stories behind it. In this week’s edition: Chris Dillon – managing director of AVE Services, an audio/visual and events company in the South of England – talks about how […]

Sync Dev: Staying Connected While Away From It All

Developing on the Resilio Sync (BitTorrent Sync) API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. In last week’s Sync Dev column, I wrote about my home Sync configuration and how I use Sync to “phone home” and back up my photos while I’m on the road. This week, I’m at the Four Seasons […]

Sync Stories: Ideas for Business Travelers

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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: Art outsourcing manager Jon Jones provides three scenarios where BitTorrent Sync comes in handy for business travel.

Sync Dev: How I Sync

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you.   Admittedly, I really enjoy reading the Sync Stories that Lou puts together – they’re a great look into how folks from all walks of life use Sync to better handle their data.  This week’s story – 5 Ways A […]

Sync Dev: Software Defined Radio

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. What I love about working in technology is that there is always something new to tinker with and new tech on the horizon to look forward to. I’ve been eagerly anticipating the arrival of Great Scott Gadget’s HackRF One Software […]

Sync Dev: Suggestion Box Open Now on API Feature Requests

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. Like many Sync fans, I was incredibly excited with the launch of Sync 1.4 last week – I think that the new UI is gorgeous, the addition of links is awesome, and all of the other tweaks and enhancements make the 1.4 […]

Introducing BitTorrent Sync 1.4: An Easier Way to Share Large Files

With new sharing features and a redesigned user experience, version 1.4 brings cloud-free sync to a wider audience BitTorrent Sync began as a technology experiment; a way to see how a distributed, peer-to-peer model can change the way we sync and share files. Sync takes central servers and the cloud out of the equation and brings […]

Sync Dev: Q&A with the Creator of SyncNet

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. It has been an exciting and busy week with the Sync team and I’m always thrilled when the Sync API and the folks who are developing on it get some attention.  Ryan Tate just covered us in his Wired piece: […]

Sync Stories: Backup all Received Media Files on Your Android

In this week’s edition of Sync Stories, we discovered a neat trick from one of our forum members (Laloeka). For our Android users, instantly backup all received media files on your mobile device – be it downloads or something you get on a messaging app – with this simple, but useful tip.

Sync Dev: DEF CON 22 – A Top 10 List

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. DEF CON is a big deal for me and I have every intent to describe this year’s experience in greater detail, but alas, I am completely buried in Sync Alpha work this week, so a quick Top 10 list will […]

Sync Dev: An Introduction to MeshedSites

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. This is a guest post by Ian Maxwell of meshedsites.com, on leveraging BitTorrent Sync and other technologies to create a decentralized solution for deploying and experiencing websites.