Tag Archives: XMPP

Building your own android chat messenger app similar to Whatsapp using XMPP (Smack 4.1 API) from scratch: Part-2

In Part-1 we finished the implementation of chat interface for our android messenger. Now we will focus on implementing the client for XMPP server to send & receive chat messages using Smack API for Android. Adding library files to the project: – Download the library files for Smack API and GSON which is a library for… Read More »

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Building your own android chat messenger app similar to Whatsapp using XMPP (Smack 4.1 API) from scratch: Part-1

Today we will develop a chat application from scratch for android. We will use XMPP (ejabberd) hosted on aws EC2. I will be developing this app using Eclipse IDE with adt plugin. Create a new android application project in eclipse. Choose tabbed activity while creating the project.(see screenshot below) Select “Action bar tabs (with viewpager)”… Read More »

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