Can we develop chat application in php?

I would like to know that can we develop chat application in php? Any suggestion should be highly appreciated.


  • Hi Mark,

    What kind of chat application do you need?

  • ccir105ccir105 Kathmandu

    You can use ajax pooling technique for simple one. If you need advance then HTML 5 web sockets comes handy. Ratchet php is the non-blocking IO api for making php as a server forever. You need to run php server code at the server for ever., You can find the library at github..

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