Five Tenets: Contextuality

This post is part of a series on the Five Tenets of a Modern, Multi-Modal, Real-Time Communications Application. Contextuality Perhaps one of the most important, and least recognized, tenets of an RTC App is Contextuality. Today, we have many communications tools available to us: telephones, instant messaging, video chats, Skype, Google, Slack, mobile phones, tablets […]

Challenges In Making Chat Contextual

This is a continuation of a series about a real-time communications app we are building with one of our customers. Features for managing conversations Since we had chosen XMPP as our communication platform, initially, we planned to use facilities built into that protocol. XMPP at its core is all about Presence (tracking whether someone is […]