Creating a Joomla! chatroom front-end


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Creating a Joomla! chatroom front-end

Adding a Node-based chat room for Joomla! involves two main pieces; the front-end and the back-end. Let's add the front-end for the chat room now using the code from the previous chapter. We're going to add the code for the chat room directly to this Joomla! template. A more permanent solution would be to build a module or a component for Joomla! You can learn how to do this in other lynda.com online training library titles. For now though, we're going to add the code directly to the template. So let's go there now. I'm using XAMPP, so I'm going to go to XAMPP > htdocs > joomla > templates > beez_20, and then javascript.

Joomla! 2.5 does not have jQuery, so we're going to add it. Next, open index.php, scroll down to the tag jdoc:include type = "head". We're going to begin adding JavaScript and CSS right here. Open up index.html from the exercise files. First, we're going to add the script tag that loads the Socket.io library.

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Creating a Joomla! chatroom front-end
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Creating a Joomla! chatroom front-end provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Joseph LeBlanc as part of the Node.js First Look

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