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Project Objectives

This project aims to make a chat app back-end in Node.js. Let's name it lr_webchat_node1.

Front-end part of the chap app is here.

It should include the following features:

  • A user can have one-on-one coversations with his/her online pals.
  • A user can join a group chat.
  • A user can receive notifications of unread new messages.
  • Socket.IO and WebSocket should be used to implement the above features.

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  1. lr_ means LiteRank.