A threaded chat platform.
What is this?
Instant is a clone of the threaded chat platform euphoria.io. It arose out of the developer's discontentment with some design decisions of the latter, and the desire to make something like that himself.
How do I use it?
If you just want to chat, there is an instance — the instance — running at instant.leet.nu.
To post a message, type it and
Return; multi-line messages can be assembled
Shift-Return. You can navigate amongst other messages by using the
arrow keys, or click messages to reply to them (more) quickly. Clicking the
gear icon on the top-right reveals a few settings.
On mobile, if a UI item is too small to reach, you can freely zoom in to do so.
Running an own clone
docs/RUNNING.md for an extensive guide on how
to run Instant.
TL;DR: The stock backend (as provided in every commit, unless someone
messes it up) can be put up quickly like
java -jar Instant.jar 8080,
whereafter Instant should be available under