[jdev] ANN: strophe.jingle -- a jingle/webrtc plugin for strophe
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Wed Jun 19 12:34:23 UTC 2013
On Fri, 2013-06-14 at 21:09 +0200, Philipp Hancke wrote:
> mattj thinks this ought to be announced here, too. Announcement text is
> mostly courtesy of ralphm :-)
> strophe.jingle is a webrtc connection plugin for strophe.js. Strophe is a
> popular library for writing XMPP client applications that run on any of
> the current popular browsers. Instead of the native TCP binding,
> strophe.js uses BOSH (Bidirectional-streams Over Synchronous HTTP, a
> variant of long polling) to connect to an XMPP server. Besides enabling
> anyone to build (federated) IM applications, this opens up the browser as
> an addressable endpoint for two-way exchange of structured messages,
> including presence and publish-subscribe applications.
> Fork it at https://github.com/ESTOS/strophe.jingle
> This plugin makes it possible to negotiate audio/video streams via XMPP
> and then relinquish control to the WebRTC support of browsers like Firefox
> and Chrome for the actual out-of-band media streams. With XMPP/Jingle you
> get the authenticated, secured and federated media signaling, whereas
> WebRTC gives you an API to set up the media streams using RTP/ICE/STUN and
> provide access to cameras and microphones.
> - mostly standards-compliant jingle, mapping from WebRTCs SDP to Jingle
> and vice versa. Aiming for full compliance.
> - tested with chrome and firefox.
> - trickle and non-trickle modes for ICE (XEP-0176). Even supports early
> candidates from peer using PRANSWER.
> - support for fetching time-limited STUN/TURN credentials through
> XEP-0215. rfc5766-turn-server is a TURN server which implements this method.
> a sample demonstrating the use of this to build a federated multi-user
> conference (in full-mesh mode).
> Thanks to my employer for the permission to release this under MIT
This is wonderful news! Thanks for make this OSS and for the
I've been looking into using Jingle and WebRTC for audo/video support
for converse.js: http://conversejs.org
I'll definitely give this a go.
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