[jdev] Developing Web-conferecing tool in .net
jonathan at dickinsons.co.za
Wed May 12 14:13:13 CDT 2010
To answer your questions directly.
1. Yes Mono can run on the Mac. I would recommend you start development on
Mono. I recommend you get hold of Mono Develop (
http://monodevelop.com/Download) and Mono (
2. You can use Soapbox, but I am not sure if it will run on the Mac. I
recommend you look at one of the *jabberds.
3. You can use agsXmpp. Keep in mind that you need a paid license if you are
not using for a open source (GPL) project.
4. There is no such thing as 'best' .Net language. Determine which you feel
the most comfortable with. As far as agsXmpp goes the samples are C#.
5. Maybe a year to a year and a half. You will need to write the
desktop/whiteboard/voip/video yourself. Mono has libraries that will help
you hit the ground running in this regard.
You should rather look at appropriating one of the other open source
projects - you will get quicker results.
On 3 May 2010 07:57, Vijayanand.P <vijay.p at dwpractice.com> wrote:
> We have to develop a web conferencing application in .NET (that should be
> supported on Windows and Mac too) that supports
> 1. Voice & Video chat and conference
> 2. File sharing
> 3. Desktop sharing
> 4. Whiteboard
> 5. Voice/Video recording
> 6. Should be able to be integrated with SIP/VOIP gateways and LDAP
> 7. Should support IP Mulitcast and Unicast
> Could someone suggest on the following? It would be of great help if you
> can provide answers or pointers
> 1. Can use mono (on Mac) to run the .Net application on Mac?
> 2. Can we use Soapbox .net server as XMPP server?
> 3. Can we use agsXmpp/jabber-net C# library to implement the above
> functionalities (i.e. above 1 to 7) ?
> 4. Which .net programming language (C# or ASP etc ) is best to develop
> such application?
> 5. What is the approx timeframe to develop such application for 3 to 4
> *Thanks and Regards*
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