Hugo Dias

Hugo Dias

Software Engineer in Porto, Portugal

Hey, I’m Hugo. I have been doing open source since 2010 and i’m passionate about the web, browsers, decentralization, distributed networks, high performance web apps and developer experience.

If you enjoy my work consider sponsoring me on Github or Open Collective. Thank you!

Projects

Ongoing

Connect to Filecoin dapps using Metamask. Manage Filecoin accounts, send FIL to Native and FEVM accounts and enable FEVM transaction insights.

Links:

Metamask Snaps Directory

Audit

2022

Use decentralized protocols like IPFS and UCAN to liberate your data.

2022
UCAN

User Controlled Authorization Networks (UCANs) are an extension of the popular JSON Web Token format specifically designed to enable ways of authorizing offline-first apps and distributed systems.

2022

NFT Storage is a brand new service, built specifically for storing off-chain NFT data on IPFS and Filecoin.

2020

Filecoin is making the web more secure and efficient with a decentralized data storage marketplace, protocol, and cryptocurrency.

2019

The JavaScript Implementation of libp2p networking stack.

A modular network stack.

Run your network applications free from runtime and address services, independently of their location.

This project has been used in production for years in Ethereum, IPFS, and more.

2018

The JavaScript implementation of the IPFS protocol

The InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) is a set of composable, peer-to-peer protocols for addressing, routing, and transferring content-addressed data in a decentralized file system.

Side Projects

Ongoing

Isomorphic filecoin abstractions for RPC, signatures, address, token and wallet. Used by the Metamask Filecoin Wallet.

Ongoing

Collection of tools for E2E testing metamask, metamask flask and metamask snaps.

Ongoing

Set of tools for passkeys, dids, signatures, base encoding, websockets, kv and more.

Ongoing

Run unit tests with several runners or benchmark inside real browsers with playwright.

Work Experience

2023 — 2024

Writing code for UCAN and IPVM

2018 — 2023

Built NFT Storage and Web3 Storage from 0 to 50M uploads.
Core Engineer on ipfs, libp2p and multiformats.
Created the Filecoin Specification.
Helped bootstrap the Filecoin Foundation.

Certifications

2017
Trainer's Pedagogical Aptitude Certificate from IEFP

Contact

GitHub
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