- node.js 1.0+
- npm 1.0+
npm install socket.io
sudo might be needed on some platforms w some setups.
Run the server
client.html in a web browser. It will prompt for your name. Enter your name. Open the same file in a separate web browser window - it can be the same browser. For this one, enter a different name. Now you can chat between the two windows, or at least, you should. Good luck!