In January 2011 this number increased to 933 thousand unique visitors daily.This number does not include YG members who access the Groups site via email.Written using J2SE 1.3/1.4 - but will probably work under JDK/JRE 1.1 This is not an application, it is an API which may be employed by an application to create an instant messenger using the Yahoo chat/pager system. The project has matured quite a bit since it was first released, with a companion support package now providing advanced features like Swing models, spam detection, a chat emote manager, and customisable styled text decoding. Authentification - protocol version 9, 10 and 11 authentification.I've kept this project described as being in an 'alpha' stage - even though the code has been downloaded by countless Java programmers and has held up quite well - as there is still a lot of work to be done catching up with all the features Yahoo have added over the years. Beginners note: Kulvir Singh Bhogal has written a rather nice tutorial to j YMSG, explaining how to get started. Fallback ports - optionally attempt to connect via different routes.
According to the announcement members may not have access to their Group Calendar (for up to 24 hours).
Adding and removing friends - including automatic group handling. Decoding messages - to plain text, HTML or Swing components.
Identities - all available aliases for current user. Encoding messages - build styled text messages and output to Yahoo format.
File transfer - with easy-to-use file save methods. Status - change status, or set custom status messages.
Groups and Friends list - with events when they change.