Barry Frost

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Emoji One

Open source emoji designed for the web.


Using node.js, backbone.js,, and redis to make a real time chat app

Ajax IM

A free, open-source, extensible, customisable instant messaging framework, based on PHP and node.js.


XMPP BOSH session initialiser


Javascript XMPP BOSH library - for writing IM clients in the browser

Userplane Desktop

Cross-platform presence and notification system (in AIR)


Jabber/XMPP client library written in JavaScript. Can use BOSH or polling


Ruby library for Jabber/XMPP

Jive Talks: XMPP (a.k.a. Jabber) is the future for cloud services

Tivo now uses XMPP to update its boxes rather than polling every 15 mins


Documentation for Userplane’s Webmessenger


Multi-protocol IM client for Windows and *nix

Is IM better for brainstorming? [than email]

Yes, according to the research in here. Face-to-face always better of course

meebo me widget!

IM widget for your website


IM to web/RSS system. APIs etc.

WebORB Message Server Chat (with Google Maps)

GMap sharing Ajax chatting madness

Ajaxian: Chat

Ajax web-based chat

Building An IM Bot - Part I

A multi-part guide to building an IM bot with ColdFusion