BarChat2 - A realtime web-based chat system based on node.js
BarChat2 is an open-source, realtime web-based chat system implemented using some newer web technologies, including node.js, MongoDB, and client-side templating. BarChat brings some unique capabilities to online web chat that aren't found in many commercial products, including simultaneous connections to multiple servers via a single client interface, and the capability to display and build custom chat effects.
These must be installed for BarChat to work correctly:
Download the archive from https://github.com/ringmaster/barchat2 or use git to clone the repo
Within the barchat directory, run this to update all the required node modules:
Start the server:
By default, BarChat is accessible over the web via port 8080 on any host available on the server.