Third Time is a Charm at IETF Hackathon in Prague

IETF 104 in Prague featured what was by far the biggest and most successful IETF Hackathon ever with nearly 400 participants.

Read about the running code and insights that advance Internet standards.

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    IETF 105 Montreal

    IETF 105 starts Saturday 20 July and runs through Friday afternoon, 26 July.

    Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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    IETF 106 Singapore

    IETF 106 starts Saturday 16 November and runs through Friday afternoon, 22 November.

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What's new?

  • IETF 104: Internet of Things (IoT) Wrapup

    At IETF 104, there was a great deal of activity related to various aspects of the IoT ecosystem across numerous working groups, Birds-of-a-Feather gatherings, the Thing-to-Thing Research Group (T2TRG), as well as side conversations. The IETF Hackathon preceding IETF 104, as well as spontaneous conversations in hallways and over meals around IETF 104, were also fruitful.

    20 May 2019
  • First In-Person Meeting of the IETF LLC Board

    The IETF LLC Board met for a two-day face-to-face meeting last week in Washington, D.C.

    16 May 2019
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Understanding the Internet Engineering Task Force

  • Working Groups
  • Request for Comments (RFCs)

Working groups

Working Groups are the primary mechanism for development of IETF specifications and guidelines. Working Groups are typically created to address a specific problem or to produce one or more specific deliverables (a guideline, standards specification, etc.).

Request for Comments (RFCs)

The IETF publishes RFCs authored by network operators, engineers, and computer scientists to document methods, behaviors, research, or innovations applicable to the Internet.

  • Featured Working Group

    JSON Mail Access Protocol

    The JMAP protocol defined in draft-ietf-jmap-core is designed to be extensible to multiple datatypes which are useful for personal information management related to email stores.

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