Disroot Blog

Matrix Closure

As some of you might have heard, we have decided to partially discontinue our Matrix server. We discovered Matrix while trying to improve our XMPP server (ironically during the sprint called: "To make XMPP great again!") and realized how great the potential of this new communication tool was. Now...

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Spring update

Dear disrooters,
It’s been a while since you heard from us last time. At least some of you. Last months we’ve been very bad in informing you about the changes. We blame matrix for it 😛 We’ve been very active on our latest additional service — where quite a nice community has formed — and kept on po

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End of 2016 sprint summary

Hi Disrooters,

First of we would like to wish you all a happy new year. It’s been a joy running Disroot for the past year. A lot has changed since we started. We had our fun and our stress moments, we learned a lot and we managed to stay afloat. We can only wish the next year to be as rich as this...

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Disroot joins the Matrix network

For the last sprint of the year we decided to focus on improving instant messaging. We’ve been big enthusiasts of XMPP as the best solution for chatting, since like… forever. The obvious perks of XMPP are federation and decentralization. There are plenty of XMPP service providers and setting up...

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