What is XMPP?
It is a set of open technologies for instant messaging, presence, multi-party chat, voice and video calls, collaboration, lightweight middleware, content syndication, and generalized routing of XML data.
XMPP is a tool in the Message Queue category of a tech stack.
Who uses XMPP?
10 companies reportedly use XMPP in their tech stacks, including General, Mendix, and Pando Health.
44 developers on StackShare have stated that they use XMPP.
XMPP Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to XMPP?
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