XMPP Newsletter, 08 Nov 2019, Sprints, IoT, and early Twitter
Welcome to the XMPP newsletter covering the month of October 2019.
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QuickBlox has written a blog post about the use of XMPP in 2019.
Martin aka debacle wrote an short piece about Dino and other updated software in Debian.
Ben Kwiecien rediscovered XMPP after years and compared ejabberd and Prosody in setting up a mobile friendly server.
Neetesh Mehrotra wrote about XMPP as a Communication Protocol for the IoT, comparing it to MQTT and HTTP.
Jon Erlichman published a photo of an early sketch of Twitter in 2005 by Jack Dorsey... which features Jabber at the core.
Erlang Solutions republished their tutorial on how to build a complete iOS messaging app using XMPPframework, with its part 2.
The pace of local meetings and sprints is still high within the XMPP community.
pep tells us the story of the "Sprint in the cold north", with sauna and crêpes, working on new groupchat bookmarks specification, file transfer interoperability issues, and a future landing page for new XMPP users.
This month the Ignite Realtime community has released:
- Openfire 4.4.3
- inVerse Openfire plugin 126.96.36.199
- User Status Openfire plugin 1.2.2
- HTTP File Upload plugin 1.1.1
Marek Foss has announced ejabberd 19.09.1.
Clients and applications
Apps for users have been updated:
Extensions and specifications
Title: XMPP Compliance Suites 2020
Abstract: This document defines XMPP application categories for different use cases (Core, Web, IM, and Mobile), and specifies the required XEPs that client and server software needs to implement for compliance with the use cases.
- Version 0.5.0 of XEP-0405 (Mediated Information eXchange (MIX): Participant Server Requirements) has been released.
- Version 0.3.0 of XEP-0402 (Bookmarks 2 (This Time it's Serious)) has been released.
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