[jdev] Request to list XMPP-FTW on xmpp.org

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Jul 8 17:58:09 UTC 2013


Good stuff. I'll add both to the library page.

Peter

On 7/8/13 11:55 AM, Steffen Larsen wrote:
> Hi Lloyd!,
> 
> First of all, super project!. I would say its more a library than an
> actual client (almost on the same level as strophe.js and stanza.io).
> Even though I use strophe for web stuff I still see the use cases for
> this library and others of the same kind.
> 
> Talking about stanza.io, I don't see that one on the site either?.
> Shouldn't we promote these libraries, even though they are quite new?
> 
> /Steffen
> 
> On Jul 8, 2013, at 7:16 PM, Steven Lloyd Watkin
> <lloyd at evilprofessor.co.uk <mailto:lloyd at evilprofessor.co.uk>> wrote:
> 
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Now that I'm getting to the point where i'm happy with this project
>> I'd like to request that XMPP-FTW be added to xmpp.org
>> <http://xmpp.org/> -however I'm not sure whether client or libraries
>> is most suitable for it (?).  Also included a little introduction
>> below for those who haven't come across it yet.
>>
>> Cheers, Lloyd.
>>
>> *What is it?*
>>
>> XMPP-FTW exposes XMPP over a websocket* and allows users to interact
>> using named 'events' and JSON. The server itself sits between the
>> browser and an XMPP server and translates messages on-the-fly. Events
>> allow the server to fill in gaps which allows the JSON messages to
>> only include the parts they need.
>>
>> Theoretically it is also able to run in a browser and talk to an XMPP
>> server over BOSH/websocket but I haven't tried to do this yet.
>>
>> *Who is it for?*
>>
>> Web-based developers who would like to create XMPP-powered
>> applications for the browser but are put off by things like XML, BOSH,
>> and the complexity of building stanzas.
>>
>> *Website / Source code*
>>
>> The project is hosted at https://xmpp-ftw.jit.su
>> <https://xmpp-ftw.jit.su/> with a demo system and full manual. The
>> source code is all Apache 2.0 licenced and hosted on github (and
>> available though node.js's NPM).
>>
>> Its actually broken down into several projects which developer can use
>> as much or as little of:
>>
>>   * https://github.com/lloydwatkin/xmpp-ftw  ::: xmpp-ftw  ::: core xmpp
>>   * https://github.com/lloydwatkin/xmpp-ftw  ::: xmpp-ftw-muc
>>   * https://github.com/lloydwatkin/xmpp-ftw   ::: xmpp-ftw-pubsub
>>   * https://github.com/lloydwatkin/xmpp-ftw   ::: xmpp-ftw-disco
>>   * https://github.com/lloydwatkin/xmpp-ftw   ::: xmpp-ftw-demo :::
>>     packaged demo system
>>   * https://github.com/lloydwatkin/xmpp-ftw-item-parser :::
>>     xmpp-ftw-item-parser ::: build/parse standard pubsub payloads
>>   * https://github.com/lloydwatkin/xmpp-ftw-superfeedr  :::
>>     xmpp-ftw-superfeedr  ::: Superfeedr extension
>>   * https://github.com/lloydwatkin/xmpp-ftw-buddycloud  :::
>>     xmpp-ftw-buddycloud  ::: buddycloud extension (in progress)
>>
>>
>>
>> * or any other transport you can make compatible


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