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joscar is an easy-to-use, robust library for connecting to AOL Instant Messenger from Java.

With joscar, your users can send and receive messages (including image & secure messages), transfer files, and join chat rooms. A powerful event model allows for tight integration with a graphical or Ajax interface, to provide a cool user experience.

Development status

joscar is being casually developed by various contributors. The Subversion repository is kept relatively stable and up-to-date.

Related projects

joscar is used by several open-source and commercial projects, including: