A socket-based multi-client chat written with PHP code
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NAME

Multi Chat PHP - A socket-based multi-client chat written with PHP code

SYNOPSIS

Open terminal

php server.php

From other terminal

telnet 127.0.0.1 4024

From yet another terminal

telnet 127.0.0.1 4024

Start typing text in your telnet sessions. Typing "quit" will cause the connection to terminate. Typing nothing for 10 seconds will cause connection to terminate.

DESCRIPTION

This is a socket-based multi-client chat that echoes one user's chat to other user's chat telnet sessions.

FEATURES

  • Multiple telnet chat sessions
    • select()
    • non-blocking read/write sockets
  • Time out inactive sockets

LEGACY

This multi chat derives from code written for a job application to Namco Bandai. The code is different because it was programmed at a different time in Lambert's life.

AUTHOR

Lambert Lum

email address

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2018 by Lambert Lum

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.