I must say I enjoyed working on the project of discovery of storage servers. It was a great learning experience. This was also my first contribution to the open Web. So I am extremely happy about completing this milestone. This would not have been possible without the team, Alexis, Remy, Mathieu and Nicolas. I often […]Read more "A Summary"
We created a library kinto-discovery-lib, that has been published on npm (https://www.npmjs.com/package/kinto-discovery). In this, we have implemented all the usecases in lib/index.js and the testing of each usecase is done in tests/discovery_test.js . The library has two main functions, a) to let the user to register the user storage in the central repository. b) to […]Read more "Kinto-discovery-lib API"
What is a Central Repository? It is basically a Kinto collection of all the details of users. It stores data such as user_id, the urls of server,etc as a record. Each record corresponds to a separate user. When the service has to discover a server for a user, the service looks up this central repository, […]Read more "The Central Repository"
In this article, We discuss the approach we can take to solve the problem of discovery of Kinto servers. How does an application discover the location of a Kinto server? Any user can store data on Kinto servers. However, there has to be a way for the user to choose where the data are […]Read more "The Approach.."
Hi reader! I am Shweta Oak. I got an amazing opportunity to work with Mozilla’s Kinto team through the Outreachy program. I will keep you updated on the progress I make through posts on this blog, so, keep visiting and giving feedback as it gives a new perspective 🙂 In this post, I will introduce […]Read more "Hello!"