Rocket.Chat

by stefanffsx

GitHub Readme.md

The Complete Open Source Chat Solution

Demo

Checkout the latest version at http://rocket.chat

About

Code Climate

Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework.

It is a great solution for communities and companies wanting to privately host their own chat service or for developers looking forward to build and evolve their own chat platforms.

On the News

Hacker News

Yes, we made it to the #1

Product Hunt

Your own open source Slack-like chat

JavaScript Weekly

An open source Web based, channel based chat system (a la Slack) built using Meteor, the full stack JavaScript development platform.

wwwhatsnew.com

Para los programadores que quieran ofrecer un chat en su web

clasesdeperiodismo.com

Un chat de código abierto que puedes añadir a la web

Installation

Development

Prerequisites:

Now just clone and start the app:

git clone https://github.com/RocketChat/Rocket.Chat.git
cd Rocket.Chat
meteor

Production

One-Click Deploy

Heroku

Deploy

Current Features

  • BYOS (bring your own server)
  • Multiple Rooms
  • Direct Messages
  • Private Groups
  • Public Channels
  • Desktop Notifications
  • Mentions
  • Avatars
  • Markdown
  • Emojis
  • Transcripts / History
  • I18n - Internationalization

Roadmap for v1.0

  • Image embeds
  • File uploads
  • Full text search
  • REST-like APIs
  • Hubot Friendly
  • Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging
  • LDAP / Kerberos Authentication
  • XMPP Multi-user chat (MUC)
  • WebRTC signalling
  • Native Mobile App
  • Native Desktop App

Changelog

Changelog can be found in the HISTORY.md file.

Issues

Github Issues are used to track todos, bugs, feature requests, and more.

Documentation

Checkout Github Wiki (coming soon)

Credits

Thanks to Diego Sampaio, Gabriel Engel, Marcelo Schmidt, Rafael Caferati e Rodrigo Nascimento

Emoji provided free by Emoji One

Performance monitoring provided by Kadira

Contributions

We Need Your Help!

A lot of work has already gone into Rocket.Chat, but we have much bigger plans for it!

So if you'd like to be part of the project, please check out the roadmap and issues to see if there's anything you can help with.

Translations

We are experimenting transifex. If you want to help, try it out, let us know and please give us some feedback about the experience.

Community

Join the the conversation at Twitter, Facebook or Google Plus

License

Note that Rocket.Chat is distributed under the MIT License.