Most Simple Ajax Chat Ever
Fun project from January 2006. Back then ajax just started becoming popular, but with almost no tools available. jQuery came out later that year, Github just two years later, in 2008.
- Super simple
- efficient spam filter
- only 2 files needed (index.html, w.php)
- css styles & usernames
How it works
index.htmlreads the content & sends your message to
w.phpwrites the content and prunes it to
- content stored as text in
- 2 http_requests (1 for checking content, 1 for sending your message)
Setup in 2 steps
w.phpin a directory of your choice
- create a file called
chat.txt(writeable for php)
This project was featured on Wired in February 2006!