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README.md

Node.JS Chat

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This is a node.js chat application powered by SockJS and Express that provides the main functions you'd expect from a chat, such as emojis, private messages, an admin system, etc.

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Features

  • Material Design
  • Emoji support
  • User @mentioning
  • Private messaging
  • Message deleting (for admins)
  • Ability to kick/ban users (for admins)
  • See other user's IPs (for admins)
  • Other awesome features yet to be implemented

. User Features

. Admin Features

There are 3 admin levels:

  • Helper: Can delete chat messages
  • Moderator: The above plus the ability to kick and ban users
  • Administrator: All the above plus send global alerts and promote/demote users

Setup

Clone this repo to your desktop and run npm install to install all the dependencies.

You might want to look into config.json to make change the port you want to use and set up a SSL certificate.


Usage

After you clone this repo to your desktop, go to its root directory and run npm install to install its dependencies.

Once the dependencies are installed, you can run npm start to start the application. You will then be able to access it at localhost:3000

To give yourself administrator permissions on the chat, you will have to type /role [your-name] in the app console.


License

You can check out the full license here

This project is licensed under the terms of the MIT license.