Roundup of client software

This software Roundup has been brought to you by Neustradamus and Nyco, with the help of Mike and Will. Coccinella 0.96.20 Sander Devrieze has released a new version 0.96.20 of Coccinella, a free and open-source cross-platform communication tool with a built-in whiteboard for improved collaboration with other people. (Linux, Mac, and Windows) Pidgin 2.7.7 Since our last Roundup, the Pidgin Team has made great progress with the 2.7.x series, with an impressive changelog, especially related to XMPP. [Read More]

XMPP Roundup on new and updated software

Welcome to the 14th Roundup of the XMPP community, part dedicated to new and updated software. This is brought to you by Nÿco and Neustradamus, with the help of Kevin, Johann, David, Will and Florian. Clients Pigeon Pigeon is a chat client for XMPP and ICQ available on the Windows Mobile platform. Cleartext ESM (Enterprise Social Messaging) David Banes from Cleartext, will release the Cleartext ESM desktop client beta, an XMPP chat and microblogging client. [Read More]

XMPP Roundup 13: Specifications

Welcome to the Specification part of the XMPP Roundup #13, your irregular news from the XMPP community. It has been a long time since we have reported on specifications changes. Here is a short summary of what happened since September. This edition has been brought to you by Johann, Kevin, Will, Guillaume, Peter, and Nicolas. Publishing Tools XSF member Tobias Markmann has been doing great work on our publishing tools. In addition to improving the primary XEP page by enabling you to filter based on XEP type and status, he has developed a way for us to generate our specs in PDF format, with syntax highlighting for example stanzas. [Read More]

XMPP Roundup 13: services

Live from the XMPP Hackfest in Brussels, Belgium, here is the XMPP Roundup 13, dedicated this time to new and updated services. As announced before, the XMPP Roundup has been split into separate parts with “articles, talks and events” and “new and updated software” already published. This Roundup was brought to you with contributions from Alexander Gnauck, Will Sheward, Guillaume Le Galès, Kevin Smith, and Nicolas Vérité. EVE Online The EVE Online science-fiction MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) is using an XMPP service for in-game chats (also offering e-mail), on the eve-mail. [Read More]

XMPP Roundup 13: new and updated software

Welcome to the XMPP software Roundup 13. As announced in the latest Roundup, we have split it into different parts. The first part covered articles, talks and events. This post covers new and updated software, the next one will cover XMPP services. Special thanks to Will, Waqas, Jack, Guillaume, Nicolas, who have actively contributed to this report. Due to the high number of new items (yes, the XMPP community is super-active), we have sectionned these into the classical division clients, servers, and libraries, and… a last section you should check carefully. [Read More]

XMPP Roundup 13: Articles, talks and events

As the XMPP Roundup posts are growing longer each time we send one out, we’ve decided to split them into smaller posts, each covering a different aspect of XMPP news: Articles, talks and events Software Services Specifications So, here is the first of the “Articles, talks and events” posts. XMPP Roundup translations The previous XMPP Roundup 12 has been translated into spanish thanks to naw and french thanks to Misc and Nÿco. [Read More]

XMPP Roundup 12

[Reporter: Nicolas Vérité, assisted by Peter Saint-Andre] This Roundup is the third “almost-monthly” review of the XMPP-sphere this summer. It shows again a lot of activity as you can see through these pointers to articles, software, services, and of course specifications, the core of our work here at the XSF. Articles XMPP web project walk-through Boris Okner describes a weather web application using ejabberd and strophe over BOSH. You can play with the demo (username: shared, password: shared). [Read More]

XMPP Roundup 11

[Reporters: Nicolas Vérité and Peter Saint-Andre] Welcome to the eleventh XMPP roundup, the summer news of the XMPP galaxy. New and updated software Blather Blather is a library for Ruby, licensed under a BSD licence. dojox dojox, is an XMPP library for JavaScript that is part of the Dojo toolkit. Eiffel Eiffel XMPP, a library for the Eiffel language, inspired by XMPPHP, published under the Eiffel Forum License v2. eM Client [Read More]

XMPP Roundup 10

[Reporters: Nicolas Vérité and Peter Saint-Andre] For those who love round numbers, welcome to the tenth edition of the XMPP Roundup, our semi-regular review of news and events in the XMPP community. Since our last roundup on May 11, here’s what’s been happening… Software Google Wave Google has announced the existence of Google Wave, an early-stage technology for real-time interaction that will incorporate aspects of IM, email, wikis, and other collaboration techniques. [Read More]

XMPP Roundup 9

[Reporters: Nicolas Vérité and Peter Saint-Andre] Welcome to the 9th edition of the XMPP Roundup, the periodic stream of news and events in the XMPP universe. New and updated software Wokkel 0.6.0 Ralph Meijer has announced Wokkel 0.6.0, a set of XMPP tools on top of the Python Twisted framework. PySoy game engine PySoy is a 3d game engine including networking support being based around XMPP for player chat and server discovering, Jingle ICE-UDP for network games. [Read More]