Connecting to Wildfire using various langagues

Hi, what Iā€™'m trying to do is to have my application (simulation of a banking system) send instructions to the Wiledfire to send an instant message. For ex. if account is overdraw, I would like to be able to instruct Wildfire to send instant message to the owner of that account. It is just a school project. I would like to use C# because it is I belive the only language that my other team mate knows. Java or python would be acceptable.

Basically, I need instructions on how to create a connection to Wildfire from C#, Java, or Python. C# preferably.

if java is ok you can use Smack API also provided by Jive - http://www.jivesoftware.org/smack/

for C# alternatives, browse http://jabberstudio.org/project/

one example: http://www.jabberstudio.org/projects/jabber-net/project/view.php

-chip