Technology is used in WhatsApp

YEREVAN, Armenia - July 29, 2020 - PRLog -- Operating system FreeBSD is used in WhatsApp. Its developers believe that the Linux system is more bug-creating, which is a rather debatable statement.

Are you interested in developing software for messaging? Possibly you require a new chat app to streamline business processes inside your own organization? Or simply want to innovate the messaging app market? Online communication has become a new normal these days. Communication software like WhatsApp, Viber, Telegram, and other tools that are an integral part of our lifestyle.

Here we want to speak about Whatsapp.
Initially, the system used XMPP (Extensive Messaging, Presence Protocol) to manage one to one and group communications. Further, the team created the internal protocol to support communication with end-to-end encryption.
WhatsApp uses YAWS (Yet Another Web Server) for data storing and HTML5 WebSockets to create a solid connection between a server and messenger.

The system uses LYCE/LYME architecture consisting of the open-source solutions to develop highly available and dynamic pages.

• Operating system- Linux
• Web server – Yaws
• Databases – Mnesia, CouchDB
• Programming language- Erlang

To note, Elixir programming and its Phoenix framework are great to utilize for complex and high load projects. These technologies ensure smooth system operation, great efficiency, and the ability to handle lots of traffic.

For more information about how to develop a messaging application and what technologies are used in other messaging apps you can learn here (
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