webrtc-explorer - Resource Discovery for decentralized browser networks

Following up the thread on my last post, the quest to build a way to have decentralized browser communications hasn’t ended I’m happy to share with you one of latest developments.

UPDATE: The talk I’ve delivered at OpoJS (Oporto JS meetup), has been published here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNQGGGE__zI

Enter webrtc-explorer

webrtc-explorer brings a Chord based routing scheme to the browser, using WebRTC as the layer of transport, for fully decentralized communications and interactions between the actors of the network. In another words, you get a DHT for browser communications.

The main key differences between webrtc-explorer an webrtc-ring are:

The code is and remains fully open source, I welcome you to explore it:

webrtc-explorer demo

I’ve recorded a small video showcasing webrtc-explorer running:

** You can see how I’m not familiar with the concept of being recorded, I’m sorry for the humming, mumbling and for repeating myself.

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