Welcome to the fourth issue of our newsletter. This month was very busy for XMPP development with several projects reaching important milestones. You can subscribe to the XMPP Radar newsletter and receive it in your inbox at the end of each month. Here are the links we found interesting in October:
This month’s ejabberd release contains brand new features, performance optimisations, bugfixes and many other improvements. This release includes a brand new module to help with file transfer. In XMPP transferring files between users required users to be online at the same time. Not any more.
The Tor Project has just released the beta version of Tor Messenger, a chat client that allows for anonymous, “off-the-record” chats based on Tor’s secure browsing system.
The goal here is to be able to create a simple yet powerful messaging app, in a record time. With the power of CocoaPods and our Swift Wrapper, we, and now YOU are able to do so much more when it comes to messaging in Swift.
IOT HUB prepared a deep description of a prototype of an IOT system that will continuously transmit information about ambient light conditions from an Android device.
The majority of recruitment communication is still done over email. Tons of threaded emails with parties joining and leaving. Andy Headworth argues that recruitment should switch to XMPP as soon as possible.
Everybody knows that push notifications are a powerful trigger for users, but this article gives the actual numbers to prove it.