With September behind us, we present you the third issue of XMPP Radar. This month we focus very much on new releases and announcements of XMPP software. You can subscribe to the newsletter and receive it in your inbox at the end of each month. Also, do not hesitate to tweet XMPP Radar to suggest content for the next issue.
Here are the links we found interesting in September:
OAuth support is a major milestone for ejabberd, as it makes it a central components that can integrate and play well with Web HTTP based clients, apps and services.
Smack is an Open Source XMPP client library for instant messaging and presence. As a pure Java library, it can be embedded into your applications. This month marked the release of version 4.1.4.
AG-Software announced a stable releases of MatriX 2. It’s a SDK / library for XMPP written in managed C#, dedicated to .NET and Silverlight technologies.
OMEMO is an XMPP Extension Protocol (XEP) for secure multi-client end-to-end encryption. It is an open standard based on Axolotl and PEP which can be freely used and implemented by anyone.
Dropbox has released its recently acquired chat app, Zulip under an open-source Apache license. They have released everything, including the server, Android and iOS mobile apps, desktop apps for Mac, Linux and Windows, and the Puppet configuration necessary for running the Zulip server in production.
We are pleased to launch a new initiative to help developer get a better understanding of XMPP called “ProcessOne XMPP Academy”. The goal is to help developers get the big picture and get XMPP architecture and design tips from 15-years-experience XMPP experts.