AIM gets closer to open source with an updated platform for developers and third-party clients
By Matt RansfordPosted 03.12.2008 at 3:48 pm 1 Comment
AOL last week finally opened its hugely popular AIM chat network to multi-client third-party access. The SDK had been partially open to developers, but with restrictions against using it with multi-network IM clients. In the past, developers behind popular chat applications like Trillian and Adium have had to reverse engineer or otherwise hack their way around using the AIM network.