Written using J2SE 1.3/1.4 - but will probably work under JDK/JRE 1.1 This is not an application, it is an API which may be employed by an application to create an instant messenger using the Yahoo chat/pager system. The project has matured quite a bit since it was first released, with a companion support package now providing advanced features like Swing models, spam detection, a chat emote manager, and customisable styled text decoding. Authentification - protocol version 9, 10 and 11 authentification.I've kept this project described as being in an 'alpha' stage - even though the code has been downloaded by countless Java programmers and has held up quite well - as there is still a lot of work to be done catching up with all the features Yahoo have added over the years. Beginners note: Kulvir Singh Bhogal has written a rather nice tutorial to j YMSG, explaining how to get started. Fallback ports - optionally attempt to connect via different routes. People of all english speaking countries are welcome in our free chat rooms.Chat with teens from other cultures all around the world. Have an intelligent and meaningful conversation in our free all ages chat room.No Registration Required: Just enter your desired chatname and login.Private Messaging: Private message your friends or chat in one of our many themed rooms.IRC: All ages IRC-style chat is compatible with popular IRC commands. Digi Chat: Digi Chat rooms for teens with fun emotes and avatars.
Although methods the API exposes are clearly matched to Yahoo IM features, the API attempts to hide as much of the nitty-gritty as possible, taking responsibility upon itself as far as it possibly can.
No Cost: Our premium chat site will always be 100% free!
No Downloads: If your computer already has Java installed then you are ready to chat.
HTTP authentication - use proxy username/passwords with HTTP proxy.
Login timeouts - configurable login and chat login timeouts.
HTML/SOCKS proxy - connect via SOCKS and HTTP proxies.