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Android XMPP Smack Chat App : Sending and Receiving Files

Learn how to send and receive files in your Android XMPP Smack Chat App Step by Step using Http File Upload

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This course picks up where the introductory course Build an Android Chat App from Scratch using XMPP and Smack left off and we go through the entire process of how you send and receive any kind of file in your Smack based Android XMPP Chat App.The technique introduced in this course works well even when your contact is offline and they can retrieve the file as soon as they are online. It also works really well when you are using multiple devices on the same account and in group chats. At the end of the course you will not only have a working Chat App that can send and receive files but you will UNDERSTAND how it is put together, giving you a solid foundation to apply the changes relevant to your specific needs.


Requirements :

  • This is NOT a beginer course
  • The prerequisite for this course is the introductory course on XMPP and Smack or any equivalent
  • The student needs a working knowledge of using XMPP and Smack on Android
  • When in doubt, please take my introductory course : "Build an Android Chat App from Scratch using XMPP and Smack"

Your Instructor


Daniel Gakwaya
Daniel Gakwaya

Senior Software Engineer at Blikoon Technologies , lead developer of Salama, an android lifestyle app for East Africa based on XMPP and author or the currently most popular tutorial on XMPP and Smack on Android available at our blog page. He started working on XMPP based solutions back in 2013 and couldn't stop since then.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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