In this post, we’re going to show you step by step instructions on how to create a Chat application that’s similar to a group chat messenger where many people at any given time can read and send messages with the group. In this example we’re going to use the following technologies:
Eventually we will host the application on the Microsoft Azure website, and we’ll use Visual Studio IDE to develop the application.
You can see the real time chat application we are going to build in this article live at: http://igchatapp.azurewebsites.net/chat.html . Feel free to chat with us at this URL!
Setting up Firebase
Register on https://www.firebase.com/ and login to access the Firebase portal. In the right hand side, you’ll find the option to create a new app. Give your app a name and the URL to create a new app in Firebase.