If you are the software architect for a proposed web 2.0 application and there is a mandate for social or real-time features, then consider using XMPP as a replacement for AJAX.
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Tigase is a highly customizable XMPP server that provides an excellent, scalable platform for real-time communications that is easy to extend to meet your specific needs. There are over seventy different ways in which you can extend or enhance chat server functionality in Tigase but I am going to cover just the top ten here.
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With online collaboration such as Google Apps, the users get no clear clues as to who to authoring now. There is a chat area where participants can discuss the content but it does not directly become the content itself. With CCM, the content authoring medium is basically a chat room. People discuss the topic and a chat reporter records the conversations then distills it down to an actionable summary.
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You are interested in adding real time communication but which open source project should you use?
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Today’s successful applications are layered. With each layer, you get to evaluate and decide whether or not to build, buy, or adopt open source. Each choice has its own advantages and disadvantages.