TCP chat server made with Node.js
Switch branches/tags
Nothing to show
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Failed to load latest commit information.

Node TCP Chat

A simple Node.js TCP chat server.

Customized version of the tutorial by Pedro Teixeira.


Install Carrier with: npm install carrier


1- Download/clone the repository

2- Start the server with node server.js

3- Connect to your server IP:8080 via telnet/putty...

4- Input your nick, chat & stuff, use /quit to quit


  • Nicks
  • Time on every sent message
  • See how many clients are currently connected
  • Daily text chatlogs


Node TCP Chat: a simple TCP chat server made with Node.js

Copyright (C) 2011 Fabrizio Codello

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see