Socket.IO Chat

A simple chat demo for

How to use

$ cd
$ npm install
$ cd examples/chat
$ npm install
$ npm start

And point your browser to http://localhost:3000. Optionally, specify a port by supplying the PORT env variable.


  • Multiple users can join a chat room by each entering a unique username on website load.
  • Users can type chat messages to the chat room.
  • A notification is sent to all users when a user joins or leaves the chatroom.