For developers who want to build a quick universal app without the usual headaches, COI is for you.
Key benefits for developers:
- No need for managing IDs - COI uses email addresses
- No need to manage your own communication server infrastructure - COI uses existing email servers
- Access to a working reference app to get you up and running
- You know how to build an app
- You have a cool design idea
- You know how to construct an email message and send it:
- Usually utilizing an SMTP add-on for your development environment
- You know how to receive and interpret emails
- Usually utilizing an IMAP add-on for your development environment
After that your imagination is your only limit.
We will help you get started by:
- Giving you access to a COI enabled IMAP server
- Give you access to the COI chat forum
- Offer you the ability to join regular calls with the COI product team
- Invite you to join our COI meet-ups.
What is in it for you?
- You will help contribute to the future of instant messaging
- We will help you build your COI based applications, if you like
- All production ready and approved apps will be promoted on the COI website.
Then please contact us at coi-partner(at)open-xchange.com. It would be useful if you could provide us with some background about you and why you are interested in the COI Partner Program.
You can also check out the standard and reference app on GitHub or subscribe to our mailinglist at dev-join(at)coi-dev.org.