WhatsApp is one of the most successful app ever made. The popular instant messaging stands top in the list most downloaded apps with more than 1 billion users.
Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp for 18 Billion dollars is just one instance to explain its popularity. Ever since it’s launch WhatsApp has evolved exponentially and added many exciting features and made texting fun.
Also WhatsApp is best known for it’s extremely powerful features packed into a simple user interface that let’s even a kid to be a professional in few minutes. Thanks to the technology and programming languages backing up WhatsApp.
Here is a list of programming languages and Open Source Technologies used in WhatsApp, The worlds favorite messaging app.
Erlang is a programming language used to build massively scalable soft real-time systems with requirements on high availability.
FreeBSD is an advanced computer operating system used to power modern servers, desktops and embedded platforms.
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LightOpenId is a PHP 5 library for easy openid authentication.
lighttpd is an open-source web server optimized for high performance environments while remaining standards-compliant, secure and flexible.
PHP is a popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development.
yaws is a HTTP high performance 1.1 web server particularly well suited for dynamic-content web applications.
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