Image of an arrow

Ring featured in the main track at FOSDEM 2016

cmarchi

2016 will be a springboard for Ring! There is no doubt about it judging by the interest of this communication platform in the open source community.

After the publication of a long interview by the prestigious Free Software Foundation with Ring’s project director at Savoir-faire Linux, Ring will be at FOSDEM in plenary on January 31st. In front of 800 developers, Guillaume Roguez and Adrien Béraud  will present the technical aspects of Ring, during this great annual event of European free software.

FOSDEM 2016

Ring, soon to be in beta, is based on constant improvements. ” Modern communication implies to adapt to a new set of technologies, says Guillaume Roguez, project manager. We shall present these technologies to developers attending FOSDEM and make them understanding our challenges and success, and we hope that they will want to join in on the Ring adventure. ”

Among these improvements, special attention will be given to OpenDHT. This distributed hash table whose development is overseen by Adrien Béraud allows Ring users to initiate contact through a peer-to-peer connexion. We will cover also encryption methods, the ability of Ring to get through firewalls and communicate with connected objects, and more.

As Adrien put it, “Participation in the FOSDEM is also an opportunity to give visibility to the overall project for its values. Ring is a communication tool, but it is more than just a tool. It is based on the community. It belongs to it and it strengthens through it.”

For more information about the conference to be given by Adrien and Guillaume at FOSDEM, visit the event website.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Similar articles

Image of an arrow

Push Notifications: A New Feature Added to Ring Project Push notifications are essential part of the effective end-user experience on mobile platforms. They tend to boost the app engagement and users find them useful and handy as they ease their communications. Although push notifications are widely considered an advantage for most apps, they are regarded […]

4 Apr. 2018 Reading from 1 minute

On February 3rd and 4th, two members of Ring’s development team took part in FOSDEM 2018 in Brussels. FOSDEM (Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting), a major event for free software developers, is held annually since 2000 during the first week-end of February at the Université libre de Bruxelles. Sébastien Blin, a Ring […]

15 Feb. 2018 Reading from 4 minutes.

Ring keeps surprising communication experts and enthusiasts! Ring is now available on Android TV box and other smart TVs. Ring has become the only  communication software available on the Google Play Store for Android TVs, since the discontinuation of support for the TV version of Skype in June 2016. This new release is quite different […]

15 Nov. 2017 Reading from 3 minutes.
Thumbnail image

July 21, 2017 – Savoir-faire Linux releases the stable version of Ring:  Ring 1.0 – Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité. Ring is a free/libre and universal communication platform that preserves the users’ privacy and freedoms. It is a GNU package. It runs on multiple platforms; and, it can be used for texting, calls, and video chats more privately, more […]

21 Jul. 2017 Reading from 2 minutes.
Thumbnail image

Discussions constructives avec l équipe de @SFLinux qui utilise Tuleap pour le projet #Ring. Merci! #OSSPARIS16 pic.twitter.com/5QRERzOXrk — Tuleap Agile & Libre (@TuleapOpenALM) 16 novembre 2016 Last November, our Ring development team met with Enalean’s. This company develops Tuleap, the software development project management tool we use for Ring. Here is the story of our […]

27 Jan. 2017 Reading from 5 minutes.
Close
Close