5 Node.js Chat App Demo Screenshots

A collection of a few Node.js Chat App Demo Screenshots and install commands. They use Node.js and socket.io to provide real time chat applications using JavaScript. Which ones are worth installing and having a look at?

1. Chat.io – NodeJS Chat App Demo

A simple chat solution build on socket.io.

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git clone https://github.com/DanielBaulig/chat.io.git
cd chat.io
npm install
cd chat.io/examples/simple-chat/
node app.js

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2. Sorenson – NodeJS Chat App Demo

Introduction node chat application using express, jade, and socket.io for real-time communications.

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git clone git@github.com:sorensen/node-chat-demo.git
cd node-chat-demo
npm install
node server.js

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3. rethinkdb – NodeJS Chat App Demo

A node.js chat application running on rethinkdb.

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First on your server install rethinkdb.

sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rethinkdb/ppa   && \
sudo apt-get update                         && \
sudo apt-get install rethinkdb
sudo cp /etc/rethinkdb/default.conf.sample /etc/rethinkdb/instances.d/instance1.conf
sudo vim /etc/rethinkdb/instances.d/instance1.conf # edit the options
sudo /etc/init.d/rethinkdb restart
git clone git@github.com:rethinkdb/rethinkdb-example-nodejs-chat.git
cd rethinkdb-example-nodejs-chat
npm install
node app

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4. chat-nodejs – NodeJS Chat App Demo

This application created as part of a node.js and socket.io tutorial. It includes a server built in node.js and a html client.

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git clone  https://github.com/uditalias/chat-nodejs.git
npm install socket.io
npm install express
node server.js

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Please leave a comment with any other Node.js chat apps you have found which are open source and I will install them and add them to the list. Thanks.