A clean-slate OS

and network

for the 21st century.

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Urbit is a personal OS designed from scratch to run peer-to-peer applications.

It solves the hard problems of implementing a peer-to-peer network (including identity, NAT traversal, and exactly-once delivery) in the kernel so app developers can focus on business logic.

The entire OS is a single pure function that provides application developers with strong guarantees: automated persistence and memory management, repeatable builds, and support for hot code reloading.

You can get started learning how to contribute to the project, or view a variety of libraries for building on Urbit using the languages you already know.


Urbit Is for Creators

Noah Kumin
December 9, 2021

Report from the field: Assembly 2021

Galen Wolfe-Pauly
November 18, 2021


Meetup: Austin

The Combine

Distribution Hall, 1500 East 4th St. Austin, TX

January 21, 2022 • 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM CST

Meetup: Brisbane Australia

What is Urbit?

Secret Venue - TBA

November 26, 2021 • 6 PM to 8 PM GMT+10

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