As you may remember, last month we launched a newsletter about all things XMPP, called XMPP Radar. The goal of this newsletter is to inform readers about what has happened in the XMPP world each month.
We are happy to present you the second issue of XMPP Radar, with interesting links from August. You can subscribe to the newsletter, and do not hesitate to tweet XMPP Radar to suggest interesting links for the next issue, at end of September 2015.
Here are the links we found interesting in August:
BBC News app is one of the most popular in the world, with over 40m downloads since it launched. The international version has seen tremendous growth over the past 18 months, with page views up 44% to nearly half a billion per month. At ProcessOne, we are proud to be the project’s Push Notifications delivery partner.
Dave Cridland prepared an evolving blog post, describing and debunking the most common myths about XMPP. We concur!
Monal is a popular XMPP client for iOS. Now, the developer is working on an OS X version. Among interesting thing, the desktop client will support OS X Continuity.
A few months ago Plataformatec had the opportunity to interview Mickaël Rémond about his experience using Elixir in production. Mickaël is the CEO of ProcessOne.
Internet of Things
The XMPP, CoAP, and MQTT protocols have distinct pros and cons. Here’s a quick rundown of the trade-offs.
This project is a part of the Google Summer of Code 2015. Its goal is to implement IoT prtocols for XMPP chat client Converse.js, cross-platform sensoring and controlling data communication software, and a history logger for sensors.
An interesting piece by David F. Carr analysing the shift from email to instant messaging and stream communication in the enterprise environment. Prime example: Slack.
As mobile devices continue to explore and colonize the technology landscape, their conquests are leading us to a new era, beyond search and apps.