RooyeKhat Media Company appreciates all programmers and developers who has accompanying us since the beginning time of establishing and running iGap -the first Iranian Open-source Messaging Application- either the ones have been with us up to now or who had to stopped their cooperation for any reason unfortunately on the way; and with respect to their constant and unfailing efforts led to iGap Project during these two years congratulate all developers and programmers especially the Rooyekhat Media’s on the Programmer’s Day on September 13th.
With regards iGap as the first and strongest domestic messaging application of Iran has started working since November in 2015 and except for every other interesting possibilities and features, Voice Call is going to be added and used among all users easily on 10th June in the current year; any user will not only be able to use this app easily but also stay in touch by calling and save their money as it is really cost-effective rather than other network operators for cell phone.
In this case, Sputnik- the International News Agency has recently published a paper about iGap and the company as its founder called RooyeKhat Media.
Sputnik is an International multimedia news agency which was launched on 10 November 2014 by Rossiya Segodnya, an agency wholly owned and operated by the Russian government, which was created by an Executive Order of the President of Russia on December 9, 2013.
This news agency has reflected news which can be viewed thoroughly by clicking here.
The iGap Open-source Competition:
This competition is a kind of innovative idea from RooyeKhat Media Company, and is going to be held for the first time all over this country.
RooyeKhat Media aims to develop the open-source programming situation by making this competition and increase the domestic programmers’ knowledge and skills.
In this competition, all participants will definitely get acquainted with the most modern and updated universal technologies and make it to improve and raise their knowledge as a significant decision. It also causes a noticeable effect on the participants’ knowledge increase. On the other hand, the improvement and development of the free open-source creations locally will be another main effect of this competition.
The iGap competitive event would make it a situation for programmers not only to evaluate their knowledge levels in operating this great project, but to accompany us step by step.
Stages of holding the Event:
The programmers participated in this event can compete through the following two ways:
- Creating a new project and client-side application independently using the open APi documentation released from iGap and not like the one we presented.
- Developing and improving the released open-source project of iGap.
A group of well-experienced programmers will moderate and judge the competitive event online. All participants will be rewarded in cash at the end of competition. The amount of reward will be assessed based on the importance of made changes and/or the performance of the new-created edition. Note that the dominant and more skillful participants will be recognized and introduced to all.
What is “iGap” and how was it created?
iGap is a messaging application which has been designed for smart phones (Android, iOS), tablets and PCs by RooyeKhat Media company. RooyeKhat Media considers the priority for designing this domestic messaging app with the same abilities as other apps because of the increasing growth of need for messaging apps in the country and the protection of users’ privacy.