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Chat Protocol Implementation

For a school assignment we need to implement a homebrewed protocol. We make usage of plaintext commands to send and receive messages. The commands underneath are currently supported by the messaging ...
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OOP - Modeling a Chat Design Review [closed]

Seeking thoughts on the following design. I know the design could be lot simpler if use Sockets. But I wanted to think of a design with pure POJO classes. User string id; string displayname; ...
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How does the communication between a chat server and client work?

(Socket programming newbie here...) So, for learning purposes I've just started developing a chat server and client in Python, and I was wondering how it is usually implemented. When someone ...
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How to create a re-usable, command based messaging system

I am having trouble writing a simple command based system for a chatroom. I want users to be able to do chat actions such as /j myChatRoom or /join myChatRoom /w user12 Hello or /whisper user12 ...
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Does the issue of battery life for constant polling warrant the extra logic/time to implement a solution with websockets?

I am in the process of designing a chat application with cordova for android devices. I have been researching and have come to the conclusion that there are two ways to go about this that could work. ...
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Ideal way of updating app's views when data changes [closed]

Okay this is not platform specific question. But any answer related to iOS,Android or Windows Phone will help. So I am building a chat application (yes another one) but I am really confused about how ...
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Chat-service database design

I have an android/desktop application that I'm now releasing on the web and, as there are some social aspects, I thought of adding a chat-service so users can IM as well. For this chat service, I want ...
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Architecture for a mobile (Android) chat application

I want to develop a chat application that reminds a bit whatsapp, I am doing it as a learning project. I am currently doing it on Android just because I am doing an Android course. The requirements ...
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Erlang chat app design?

I have a chat app made in node/socket.io. Scalability factors have made us choose Erlang/Ejabberd/xmpp and it will replace node/socket. I have a few questions: Currently using MySql for chat ...
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Push response to the user for which the request is created in Asp.Net (Chat Server)

I am working on a Chat Server Application in Asp.Net with C#. Suppose there are 5 users online say User A,B,C,D,E. Suppose A sends a message in chatbox to user B, so how the chatbox (Textbox/Textarea ...
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High traffic chat - how to check if there is new message and show it for all users

I already had question about this but obviously it was not accepted very well, apparently too long when it's actually more information so you could have given me better answer. Ok, I will be much ...
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Legitimate use for IRC bots [closed]

I recently saw a question on SE about how to do such and such when creating an IRC bot. The only use of IRC bots I was familiar with was message flooding and spamming. I did a Google search for the ...
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AJAX IRCX Client and Server

I am currently developing an IRCX AJAX Chat Based system and have a few questions regarding the Server and Client implementation. Any suggestions are welcome: Server: Should this be implemented as a ...
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Is database based chat room bad idea?

Most of simple "group chat" systems are based on local file storage logs (e.g. log.txt ). I'm developing a simple group chat (under 20 users simultaneity ) with jQuery/AJAX. So basically, ...
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Understanding how audio/video chat works in the iPhone SDK

I am really looking forward on creating a chat application which features basic implementation of text chatting, as well as advanced features of audio/video chatting. I have clearly understood how to ...
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Real-time chat in Ruby on Rails without owning a server [closed]

I'd want to implement a Real-time chat for my Rails app but I can't really host the server which handles the sockets. I've tried Faye but it needs a server. I've also heard of pusher but it's limited ...