Big milestone this episode! I now have Bluesky profiles bridged end to end to the fediverse. Try it yourself! Add @atproto.brid.gy to any Bluesky handle, eg @email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, and search for that in any fediverse server you’re logged into. Et voilà! Following and interacting won’t work until the Bluesky team turns on federation, and […]
Since our last episode, I’ve implemented the client side of ATProto federation in Bridgy Fed. I’m now creating new did:plcs, inter-service JWTs, and repos on the fly, converting posts to ATProto records, and committing them. I also stood up a serialized hub for serving those local ATProto commits to subscribeRepos subscribers, along with a task […]
Last time here, a couple weeks ago, I had an incomplete, bare bones ATProto PDS up and running. I planned to finish it, hook it up to the federation sandbox BGS and AppView, switch to did:plc DIDs, and learn and implement the v2 repo, websocket event streams, and subscribeRepos. All that is done! Along with […]
It’s been a few weeks since the last Bridgy Fed status update! Half of that was due to a family vacation, but I still do have progress to report. As planned, I shipped the Bridgy Fed activity router and switched gears to arroba and Bluesky federation. I implemented most of the com.atproto XRPC methods for […]
Based on Linnaea Mallette’sVintage Map Ship Octopus Ocean If Bridgy Fed was a mythical sea monster, and the protocols – webmention, ActivityPub, Bluesky, etc. – were its limbs, then the protocol-independent activity router might be its…brain? Or…its heart? Or something? In any case, the first draft of that router is finally done. Progress! I plan […]
I may start posting brief status updates here on my progress on Bridgy Fed toward a general-purpose decentralized social bridge. Maybe weekly or so. Here’s the first! The current phase is tracked in snarfed/bridgy-fed#512 . Right now I’m finishing the abstract router that handles incoming activities/events. It’s been tough figuring out the right abstractions! There […]
All the recent Twitter drama has sparked renewed interest in Mastodon and the fediverse and even Bridgy Fed, my little IndieWeb side project that turns personal web sites into full-fledged fediverse accounts. A month and a half ago, I was all set to take it easy, maybe play a game or two, and poke at […]
I’m launching a new side project! Bridgy Fed connects your IndieWeb site with federated social networks like Mastodon and Hubzilla. If your site can send and receive webmentions, Bridgy Fed can federate it with the fediverse! I originally discovered the IndieWeb after I started connecting this web site with social networks like Facebook and Twitter. […]
Testing out Bridgy Fed’s new activity router in prod, again.
Well, well, well, what do we have here. It’s this year’s Bridgy stats update, and it’s one of the most eventful in a long time. Notice anything new?