Open Source Instant Messenger

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Environment:VC5, VC6

PeopleWatcher is a small (about 2,500 lines of code) but reasonably extensive instant messenger program. It provides all the standard features of an instant messenger, including message server and client systems, away messages, and friends lists. Its open source license means you can freely use its code to build new applications. PeopleWatcher is easily extended over more exotic IM features, easily embedded into existing applications.

Implemented features to learn and use

Below is an abbreviated list of the components that went into building PeopleWatcher.

  • Bitmap item list boxes
  • Network message server
  • Network message client
  • Multi-thread handling / communication
  • Paned options dialog box
  • System registry API
  • Filesystem registry API
  • Network connection detector
  • Color box GUI item
  • Active friends list

You can use the PeopleWatcher code as a source for their implementations, or simply to see how they fit into a full working application.

Downloads

Download compiled version - 822 Kb
Download the source code - 328 Kb


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