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IETF Hackathons: Continually making progress
Improved planning, procedures, tools, and infrastructure helped more than 200 registered participants make progress on more than 20 projects during the latest online-only Hackathon.
IETF 113 starts Saturday 19 March and runs through Friday afternoon, 25 March.
IETF 114 starts Saturday 23 July and runs through Friday afternoon, 29 July.Philadelphia
The IETF 112 Hackathon held 1 - 5 November 2021 was the 5th online-only IETF Hackathon. Planning and procedures, supporting tools and infrastructure, and the skill with which we use them improve with each iteration.22 Nov 2021
An Internet Architecture Board (IAB) workshop in September 2021 focused on understanding and improving the end-user experience on the Internet.10 Nov 2021
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Understanding the Internet Engineering Task Force
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.
This document defines the core of the QUIC transport protocol. QUIC provides applications with flow-controlled streams for structured communication, low-latency connection establishment, and network…
Topics of interest
The IETF is working on standards for automated network management which, as the name implies, aims to improve and make more efficient management of networks as they continue to increase in size and complexity.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity to enable objects to exchange data with the manufacturer, operator, and/or other connected devices.
The development of new transport technologies in the IETF provides capabilities that improve the ability of Internet applications to send data over the Internet.
Next IETF meeting
Stay tuned for the latest information on IETF 113Visit the IETF 113 meeting webpage