This document provides a minimal working example of a client implementation using the Strophe.js library, making it connect to a running Openfire server.
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This guide describes how to use Strophe.js to connect to Openfire. It provides nothing more than a minimal working example, intended as a stepping stone to for client developers that get started with a new project.
In this example, a client connection will be made against a running Openfire server. For ease of configuration, the 'demoboot' setup of Openfire is used.
The 'demoboot' setup of Openfire allows one to start a fresh installation of Openfire into a certain provisioned state, without running any of the setup steps. When running in 'demoboot' mode:
- an administrative account is created using the username 'admin' and password 'admin'
- two users are automatically created: 'jane' and 'john' (both using the value 'secret' as their password)
- the XMPP domain name is configured to be 'example.org' (for ease of use, configure 'example.org' to be an alias of '127.0.0.1' in your hosts file!)
To start Openfire in 'demoboot' mode, you can invoke the Openfire executable using the
argument, as shown below.
Download and build the Strophe.js distribution. Assuming that you have a compatible version of Nodejs installed, this can be as simple as executing the 'dist' make target, as shown below, in the directory in which the Strophe.js release archive was extracted.
If the build is successful, several files will have been created in a directory called
this example, the file
dist/strophe.umd.js will be used.
Find (or create) the directory
examples in the directory in which the Strophe.js release
archive was extracted (it should be a sibling to the
dist directory that was created). In the
exmples directory, create a file called
openfire.html and copy the code shown
Save the file, and open it in a browser. You should be presented with two input fields. Fill out the
password for the username
secret) and press the 'connect' button. You
will immediately see all raw XMPP that is being exchanged with the server!
Note that this example disables important security features. You should not use this for anything important!
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