Full session (30 minutes)

With decentralized applications we can build unstoppable apps with no single point of failure.

BitTorrent was one of the most popular dapps ever created. At one point it was estimated that BitTorrent traffic accounted for over 50% of total internet traffic.

In this talk we will learn about the ingenious p2p file transfer protocol by implementing a bit torrent client. We will discuss the finer points of the protocol and understand how the BitTorrent protocol can be used to reduce the server and network impact of distributing large files, reduce dependence on the original distributor and much more.

Audience members will walk away with

  • Understanding the underlying concepts of p2p file sharing.
  • Understand the pros and cons of p2p protocols and file distribution.

Omer Goldberg