I just finished 3rd year of university (computer systems) and in 4th we are required to come up with a FYP (final year project).
I was lately interested in networking so i tried to come up with something that involves connecting "stuff"
My friend gave me an idea to connect few devices (eg mobile, pc, laptop) to a server through some common protocol. So that they can talk to each other through that one server.
Basic idea is that for example you missed a call and your mobile sends an update to server and depending on the server rules an appropriate action would be taken eg if user is connected ping him that he missed call etc.
Here's my question... What protocol should i be using to achieve a multi platform capability? (my goal is to connect all main platforms linux pc and mac). I did a little bit of digging yesterday and XML sounds like something that i should look into.
Do you have and comments or thoughts oh wise linux gurus
i d really appreciate and comments