XHTML live Chat based on the XMLHttpRequest Object (ajax)

The sources are available on GitHub or you can download a zip archive.

Known issues

Works in latest IE(win), Firefox and Safari.

As a chat it would be more intuitive if the layout was following the usual chat scheme: input at the bottom, history moving upwards.

The frequent update cycles should be intelligent (i.e. slow down if nothing has changed or switch into a pause mode)

Where do we go from here?

Apart from this being a chat I can think of some more (even more useful?) applications:

All of these could degrade gracefully if javascript is not available!


I have used the following resources:

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