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Sukhwinder, Singh
Greenhorn

Joined: Feb 17, 2001
Posts: 8
Hello Everyone,
I want to create an instant messenger in Java like Yahoo messenger but I don't know from where to start. Do I have to use RMI or it can be done without it?
If anyone has done anything similar please...please.. help or send me some sample source code.
Harish Kashyap
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jun 14, 2000
Posts: 118
hi sukhwinder,
i'm doing the same thing as you.just that i've got some clues. it may help you.
you download aol messanger, its written in java. you can extract the source from it and get some help.

Harish
Sukhwinder, Singh
Greenhorn

Joined: Feb 17, 2001
Posts: 8
Hello Harish,
Yes I did the same thing I have also downloaded aol messenger but where is source code?
Frank Carver
Sheriff

Joined: Jan 07, 1999
Posts: 6920
You might be better off studying a complete open-source Java messaging system such as Jabber, available from http://www.jabber.org/ . Check it out!


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Sukhwinder, Singh
Greenhorn

Joined: Feb 17, 2001
Posts: 8
Thank you very much I will try jabber..
 
 
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