XSF's Google Summer of Code 2019 Projects

The XMPP Standards Foundation is happy to act as umbrella organization for Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2019. This year we are glad to mentor and support the following three GSoC projects. Prosody plugin installer Student: João Duarte GSoC Blog: https://gsoc-prosody-2019.blogspot.com Project: Prosody - An XMPP server written in Lua Mentors: MattJ, Zash João lives in Portugal and usually studies Aerospace Engineering. This summer he will be developing an integration between Prosody and the LuaRocks package manager and ecosystem,allowing installation and management of third-party Prosody modules via simple commands. [Read More]

Google Summer of Code 2019

We are happy to announce that the XMPP Standards Foundation (XSF) is applying as Google Summer of Code (GSoC) organization. Open source projects are now able to add their XMPP-related project ideas to the XMPP GSoC Project Ideas wiki page Interested parties are also invited to join us at gsoc@muc.xmpp.org. Feel free to stop by, ask questions and to discuss your project idea. We welcome everyone, not only those new to GSoC and consider participating. [Read More]

XMPP and the GSoC 2017

We’re delighted to have been accepted in the Google Summer of Code yet again. The XSF has participated in GSoC many times in the past, and it’s always great to have the opportunity to work with the enthusiastic and capable students we see and to bring new views and abilities into the community. We’ve got a wide range of projects offering to participate this year, and some great mentors, so this should be a really good year, all we need is the students. [Read More]

Google Summer of Code 2017

As before, the XSF has applied to this year’s Google Summer of Code. The XSF is intending to act as an umbrella organisation for any XMPP-related project that wishes to join the GSoC. If you are a member of such a project and would like your project to be involved, get in touch! A fresh page of project ideas has been created on the XSF wiki. If you’d like to mentor for your project, please get in touch with us in the XSF GSoC MUC Room. [Read More]

XMPP at the end of the Google Summer of Code 2015

This year we had six students working on disparate projects for GSoC, and we’re delighted that all of them were successful! Here we link to a wrapup blog post from each of the students, and a description of their work from their mentors. We had Adhish Singh working on Internet of Things implementations. His mentor, Joachim, said: Adhish started from no XMPP experience and have created 2 graphical interfaces to IoT devices supporting xep 323 and xep 325 (experimental). [Read More]

XSF GSoC Students 2015

This year, we’ve been lucky enough to have had many great applications to take part in Google Summer of Code under the XSF. We’ve selected the following six students/projects and are looking forward to working with them over an exciting summer: Tarun Gupta: Extend Stroke Implementation Daniel Baczynski: Multi-account support in Swift Ishan Khanna: Add support for XMPP Serverless Messaging (XEP-174) to Smack Marvin W: Add support for DNSSEC to Smack via MiniDNS srtb: Axolotl support for Conversations Adhish Singla: Prototyping tools, for Internet of Things This should be a great summer for the students, and for all the projects involved. [Read More]

XMPP in Google Summer of Code 2015

We’ve just had the great news that Google have again accepted the XSF to mentor XMPP-related projects in the Google Summer of Code this year. GSoC is a programme whereby Google pays students a stipend to work on open source projects for the summer, and when we’re able to participate in this it’s a highlight of the year for us. If you are, or know any, talented students with an interest in realtime communication systems we’ve got a selection of interesting projects at http://wiki. [Read More]

Google Summer of Code 2014

While the XSF may not be mentoring a project in this years Google’s Summer of Code 2014 - we sure can celebrate and shout about the fact that some of the projects include XMPP as part of their project ideas! The Jitsi project has several projects relating to WebRTC, XMPP and the Jitsi Videobridge. XMPP/Jingle/WebRTC also plays a role in Mozilla’s project ideas for InstantBird. To name just a few… [Read More]

And our GSoC students are...

It’s with great pleasure that we would like to share with you the list of students that have been selected to participate in the Google Summer of Code 2012 for the XMPP Standards Foundation. Cătălin Badea Conversation history support for Swift Denis Washington PubSub HTTP Interface for buddycloud Mateusz Piękos Swift - Whiteboarding Pawel Domas XMPP-Jitsi: PseudoTCP Rodrigo Duarte An XMPP Media Server sarangbh Twitter Backend for Spectrum Yoann Blein Swift - Screen Sharing Congratulations to all of you, and thanks to everyone who submitted an idea for this year. [Read More]