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Learning Node.js for Mobile Application Development by Milorad Jevdjenic, Stefan Buttigieg

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Creating a multiroom chat application

Let's take a brief refresher on the basic Chat App that we built during the course of the previous chapter:

Creating a multiroom chat application

This app effectively sets up a connection to the WebSocket server and lets us talk to random strangers who, for some reason, are loitering in the kitchen and using the Wi-Fi connection. What we want to do here is give these strangers (and ourselves) the possibility to pick separate chat rooms depending on what they are keen to talk about. Since we love programming, programming languages are of course going to be the be-all-and-end-all of what is on the menu.

Configuring the basic layout

In order to create ...

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