[jdev] XMPP for graphical collaborative environment

Nicolas Vérité nicolas.verite at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 07:35:38 CDT 2009

On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 13:38, Mr.SpOOn<mr.spoon21 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm new here.


> I have an idea for a thesis that I have to develop and just the other
> day I thought I could realize it using XMPP. I know nothing about it
> and I didn't find any good guide or tutorial online. I'm planning on
> buying "The definitive guide", but I thought it would be better asking
> here before.

The Definitive Guide is definitively a good buy! ;-)

> I'm not sure what I might be able to do with XMPP. My idea is to
> develop a GUI with Processing (www.processing.org) and put it on the
> web, maybe using processingjs (http://processingjs.org/). The GUI
> environment should be dynamic and it is used to control some backend
> code.
> Let's say there is a user session. I login, I have my session and I
> start creating my GUI. I want to give the possibility to share the GUI
> whith othere users and to let this other users modify the GUI.
> Is it possible achieving something like this with XMPP? Maybe if the
> GUI is controlled by an XML file?
> Hope it is clear what I'm asking for.
> Anyway, do you know some good resource online to learn about XMPP?
> Thanks, bye
> Carlo

Maybe these (non-yet XSF) specs can help you get some inspiration?

XEP-xxxx: Multi-User Collaboration

XEP-xxxx: Shared XML Document Editing

XEP-xxxx: Shared XML Editing

JEP-xxxx: An SVG Based Whiteboard Format

XEP-xxxx: Whiteboard

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