I’d like to introduce you to my latest project XMPP-FTW. The name is a (hopefully) clever play on “For The Win” (FTW) but actually I call it “XMPP For The Web”.
Essentially XMPP-FTW tries to make XMPP in the browser as quick and painless as many of the other solutions for realtime web by translating XML to JSON and back and using named events to help fill in the missing pieces.
The project is open source and the code is available on github at XMPP-FTW source code, you can also view the manual or play with a demo on XMPP-FTW website.
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We had the inaugural XMPP/realtime meetup held at Mozilla London on the 13th March which was sponsored by my employer Surevine.
At Surevine we believe that XMPP has a very important place in the future of the web and this goes hand-in-hand with realtime technologies too which is why we’ve started this meetup which will hopefully grow into its own entity.
I’ve written a blog post up on the Surevine website about the event which I suggest you read if you are interested. This also contains details about finding out more about the event and where to get information on future planned events too.
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Originally seen on http://awesome-wildlife.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/aardvark.html
I’ve spent most of the day writing a new demo system for XMPP-FTW and despite it looking ugly as sin (I am no god with design) I’m quite pleased with how it works, so I thought I’d write up a little piece about it…
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