Simple Chat built with Node.js,, Express & Redis (+ client built with Bootstrap)
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Built with:

  • Server side: Node.js,, Express, Redis
  • Client side: HTML5 Boilerplate, Bootstrap, Handlebars and jQuery

This is just a proof of concept of what could be done with these technologies.

If you just want to see it running, visit:


  • Node.js
  • NPM (Node Package Manager)
  • Redis

Get the code

git clone


Fetch dependencies:

npm install

Launch Redis:


Launch chat server:

(don't forget to launch Redis before!)

node chatServer.js

Now open this URL in your browser:


and you're done ;)

Broadcast API

Send messages to all connected users:

Content-Type: application/json
POST /api/broadcast/

{"msg": "Hello!"}