Posts Tagged ‘xmpp’

Ubikod: Here I come

Today is my last day at Ipsis as I’m joining Ubikod starting from Monday to become a senior software developer. Ubikod is a young but enthusiastic company that is geared toward the future as they’re leading the way of social network for the Google Android platform through BuddyMob. The team is passionate and has gathered […]

Is XMPP for the web ready?

A discussion started recently on the Jabber social mailing-list about the current state of XMPP support at Facebook. If you don’t remember the idea of a XMPP network for Facebook I’d say it’s rather normal considering they talked about it back in May 2008 and nothing has really happened since then. The discussion has quickly […]

Geolocalization and microblogging

I’ve been working recently with Adrian Hornsby who’s been interested in using the microblogging example I had setup to demonstrate headstock, amplee and some ideas about microblogging in general. Today Adrian asked me how to add some gelocalization information to a message flowing through the system. It took me just a couple of hours to […]

Notifixious – A notification platform

I’ve recently registered to Notifixious home page, a notification platform that integrates XMPP natively. Though the application is not looking as polished as one might hope it already provides interesting features. Overall I think any work towards better notification system is the right idea. We need better ways to notify people or get notified about […]

jlib preview – PyQt4 library for XMPP

I’ve been recently working on a library called jlib that providing PyQt4 objects and widgets that can be integrated to a PyQt4 application. In other words jlib is not a new Jabber client but a toolbox to enjoy the benefit of XMPP. The XMPP work is performed by headstock, jlib only glues headstock to PyQt4 […]

XMPP, AtomPub and microblogging

Following my previous posts about my work on mixing AtomPub and XMPP together in a single application I’ve worked yesterday on the basic workflow of the application I write. The first use case is to create a profile using OpenID. When landing on the application main page the user can enter his (or her) OpenID […]

Facebook goes XMPP

Via Peter Saint-André we learn that facebook is adding XMPP as a mean to connect and use its services. Independently from what usage is made of Facebook this is a great news for the Jabber community in general and the protocol itself as it demonstrates that, unlike some nay-sayers used to claim in the past, […]

AtomPub and XMPP

There has been quite a lot of discussions around the use of XMPP in a web context and how to blend HTTP and XMPP protocols for a better social network experience. I’ve been working on implementing XMPP for a while now on my spare time and even though it’s been a much slower effort I […]