Chat based on Node.js using Redis Pub/Sub + socket.io
Simple application based to show Redis Pub/Sub mechanism together with Node.js and socket.io.
How to get the application running
- Redis must be installed and running.
- Node.js must be installed
- Node.js plugin socket.io must be in place (npm install socket.io).
- Node.js plugin redis installed (npm install redis).
$ node app_redis.js
Fire up your favorite browser and go to “localhost”. Open more browser windows to see it in work.
A non-redis version just based on socket.io can be started with:
$ node app.js