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Open Source Messaging Application Development: Building and Extending Gaim Sean Egan

Open Source Messaging Application Development: Building and Extending Gaim

Sean Egan

Published August 17th 2009
ISBN : 9781281086389
ebook
360 pages
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 About the Book 

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 Gaim--the worlds most popular open source instant messaging application. Authored by the GaimMoreAre you enamored with instant messaging? Would you like to learn how to create your own messaging application? This book shows you how, by dissecting Gaim--the worlds most popular open source instant messaging application. Authored by the Gaim maintainer, Sean Egan, you are presented a thorough overview of Gaim architecture and Application Programming Interface.Youll 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.