Chat with Node.js & Socket.io

I had some fun whipping up this chat app using Node.js & Socket.io over the past couple of days. Lately I have been building most of my front-end UI’s with AngularJS, but this time I simply used jQuery & Bootstrap 4-alpha for a change of pace. Check it out:

Code: https://github.com/mrbfrank/NodeSocketChat

Demo: https://freqnodechat.herokuapp.com


Note: If the app returns a page with ‘Application Error’ try it again at another time. After deploying it to Heroku I discovered they have limited all free accounts to 18 hours of uptime since I last used their service. Right now I’m looking at hosting these projects on my own server running Dokku instead.

Brian Written by:

Audio Designer, Game Developer, and Web Application Developer

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