View Full Version : How would I go about making a chat app

02-21-2010, 06:55 PM
Please could someone enlighten me how I would make a PHP chat app, much like the facebook chat.

I don't understand how the messages would be sent to a persons machine... And then how that machine would detect and display the sent message.

02-21-2010, 07:15 PM
Javascript/AJAX are the technologies you want to check on for the client end with a PHP backend on the server.

02-21-2010, 07:41 PM
Oh great, two languages that I feel most uncomfortable with...