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README.md

Chat

Build Status

Datajam Chat adds live chat to your Datajam events.

Installation

Add datajam-chat to your Pluginfile; currently from github:

gem 'datajam-chat', :git => 'git://github.com/sunlightlabs/datajam-chat.git', :require => 'datajam/chat'

Run bundle install and deploy

Click install link on the plugin settings page

Add a chat area to your event template:

{{ chat_area: Live Chat }}

Uninstall

Remove the chat area from your template.

Click uninstall link on the plugin settings page

Sessions

Users are anonymous, but their session id is the key to reserving their nickname. Before each event starts, you should clear the chat sessions from the system via the 'Actions' tab:

Clear sessions

Settings

Only page size is required.

Bit.ly username & api key: If set, links in chat messages will automatically be shortened using your bit.ly account

Page size: The maximum number of messages to return per call to the server

Tweet this via: If set, tweets from chat will reference the value as (via @myvalue)

Developers

See CONTRIBUTING.md

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