Open Source Messaging Application Development

Open Source Messaging Application Development

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Are you enamored with instant messaging? Would you like to learn how to create your own messaging application? This book shows you how, by dissecting Gaima€”the world's most popular open source instant messaging application. Authored by the Gaim maintainer, Sean Egan, you are presented with a thorough overview of Gaim architecture and application programming interface. Youa€™ll learn how to make the most of the popular GTK+ graphical user interface toolkit. Egan guides you through the creation and installation of plug-ins, and discusses strategies involved in supporting messaging protocols like MSN Messenger, AIM and IRC. He also covers topics such as multi-platform support and internationalization.In turn, NSS requires NSPR, a library that provides platform-independent methods of accessing common operating system ... Theya#39;ll install everything required to build applications with NSSa#39;s cryptographic functions. ... Visit http : // www. activestate. com/ and follow the instructions there to install ActivePerl 5.8 to C: \Perl.

Title:Open Source Messaging Application Development
Author:Sean Egan
Publisher:Apress - 2005-07-26


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