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Jabber contribution layer for Spacemacs

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1 Description

This layer adds keybindings for jabber.el. jabber.el is a Jabber (XMPP) client for Emacs

2 Install

To use this configuration layer, add it to your ~/.spacemacs. You will need to add jabber to the existing dotspacemacs-configuration-layers list in this file.

3 Key bindings

Key Binding Description
SPC a j Connect all accounts

3.1 Jabber Roster

Key Binding Description
SPC m a Jabber send presence
SPC m b Jabber get browse
SPC m d Jabber disconnect
SPC m e Jabber roster edit action at point
SPC m g Jabber display roster
SPC m i Jabber get disco items
SPC m j Jabber muc join
SPC m q bury buffer
SPC m r Jabber roster toggle offline display
SPC m s Jabber send subscription request
SPC m v Jabber get version
SPC m RET Jabber roster ret action at point

4 HipChat

4.1 Authentication

To find YOURJABBERID visit "XMPP/Jabber info" section on your profile page at

(setq ssl-program-name "gnutls-cli"
      ssl-program-arguments '("--insecure" "-p" service host)
      ssl-certificate-verification-policy 1)

(setq jabber-account-list '((""
                             (:port . 5223)
                             (:password . "YOUR_PASS")
                             (:connection-type . ssl))))

4.2 Joining rooms

To simplify joining rooms, you can use something like this:

(defvar hipchat-room-list '(
                            ("HIPCHAT NAME" . "XMPP/JABBER NAME")

(defvar hipchat-number "")
(defvar hipchat-nickname "YOU_NICKNAME")
(defun hipchat-join ()
  (let* ((room-list (sort (mapcar 'car hipchat-room-list) 'string-lessp))
         (selected-room (completing-read "Room name: " room-list))
         (hipchat-mapping (cdr (assoc selected-room hipchat-room-list))))
     (concat hipchat-number "" hipchat-mapping "")

Author: Sylvain Benner

Created: 2016-10-03 Mon 00:56