Seamless Collaboration and Endless Possibilities: Exploring the Fire Grass Computing Platform for Real-time P2P Software Development

Seamless Collaboration and Endless Possibilities: Exploring the Fire Grass Computing Platform for Real-time P2P Software Development
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Fire★ is a cutting-edge computing platform designed for seamless creation and sharing of peer-to-peer (P2P) software. It offers a user-friendly, built-in application editor that enables real-time collaborative programming with others, utilizing the powerful Lua programming language.

The setup of P2P connections is simplified, ensuring secure and encrypted communication between peers. It is important to note that although the software is currently in development, its security measures have not yet undergone an official audit.


  1. Real-time Collaborative Programming: Utilize the built-in application editor to program in real time with others, enabling seamless collaboration on P2P software development.
  2. Lua Programming Language: Write P2P applications using the powerful Lua programming language, which offers flexibility and efficiency in coding.
  3. Easy Application Sharing: Share applications with others effortlessly by using them in conversations. With just one click, others can install and use the applications in their own conversations.
  4. Simplify Creation: The software that is written is automatically connected. There is no need to worry about network programming to write software that works together. There is a simple API for message passing that other peers can capture and act upon.
  5. Own Your Communication: Out of the box Fire★ supports peer-to-peer text chat. There is no server in the middle recording what you say. The communication happens only between peers and all communication is encrypted. Start talking by giving your friends and family your identity and get theirs.
  6. Application Modification and Sharing: Open any program in the application editor to modify and share it with others, allowing for continuous improvement and customization of P2P software.
  7. Simplified P2P Connection Setup: The platform takes care of the complex aspects of setting up P2P connections, such as NAT traversal and UDP hole punching. This allows developers to focus on building applications that work together without the need for a central server.
  8. Secure and Encrypted Communication: All communication between peers is encrypted, ensuring a safe environment for data exchange. No communication is routed through a server, providing privacy and security for users.
  9. Support for Vector Clocks: Simplify detecting concurrent events with the support for vector clocks.
  10. P2P App Platform: Fire★ is more than P2P chat, it is a platform for P2P Apps. Imagine P2P file transfer, voice calls, games, and more.
  11. Immediate Feedback: The App compiles and runs as you write it, providing immediate feedback.
  12. Grass Software: This is not cloud software, but grass software. You can touch it and shape it according to your needs.
  13. Easy App Sharing: Giving an App to someone is as easy as using it in a conversation. Simply collect Apps that people send you.
  14. App Collection: You can immediately open up the code editor and make any changes you like to an App in your collection, even if you don't write software.
  15. Endless Possibilities: The possibilities are endless with Fire★ as you can create and customize various P2P Apps.

Supported operating systems

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • macOS
  • Windows
  • Linux via Snap


Copyright (C) 2017 Maxim Noah Khailo

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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GitHub - mempko/firestr: The Grass Computing Platform
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