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GSoC 2018: XMPP Compliance Tester

GSoC 2018: XMPP Compliance Tester

by Rishi Raj, for Conversations.im

Project link: https://github.com/iNPUTmice/caas

The main goal of this project was to create a web application to check compliance of XMPP servers with XEPs (XMPP Extension Protocols) based off of the existing XMPP Compliance Tester tool. A new repository was created for this project, as using the old one was not feassible due to major structural changes. This new repository can be found at https://github.com/iNPUTmice/caas

It contains all of the code written as a part of the GSoC project.

Here is the list of the proposed deliverables, along with their status at the end of the GSoC period:

Proposed Deliverable Remarks
  • A user friendly interface to test public as well as private servers online.
Fully implemented
  • Graphical visualisation and statistics for current and historical implementation of different XMPP extensions for a given server.
Fully implemented
  • Graphical visualisation and statistics for current and historical implementation of each extension, along with information and link to the extension's page.
Fully implemented
  • Unit tests for the backend code.
Fully implemented
  • Handling errors in the execution of the tests and sending alert to subscribers when it occurs.
Fully implemented
  • Custom badges showing the current compliance status of a server.
Fully implemented
  • Sending compliance test report of server to subscribers periodically.
Instead of disturbing users with periodic emails, we send an email only when a new test is added to the tool
  • Adding more tests for the servers.
We couldn't come up with new XEPs to test (The few XEPs we had in mind, were already taken care of by my mentor)
  • Weekly blog posts about project progress.
There wasn't much to write about, so I made monthly posts instead

The application can be deployed with all the above features by following the build instructions given in the repository. To see the full list of commits I made, go to https://github.com/iNPUTmice/caas/commits?author=RishiRaj22

I would like to thank Daniel Gultsch for being a great mentor, and all the awesome people who supported and appreciated me. I would also like to thank Google for providing this great opportunity. :)

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