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A FeathersJS chat application


This project uses Feathers, a framework for real-time applications and REST APIs. It contains the chat application created in the Feathers guide and a frontend in plain JavaScript.

The Feathers chat application

Other chat frontends can be found at:

Important: This project requires NodeJS 10 or later.

Getting Started

Getting up and running is as easy as 1, 2, 3.

  1. Make sure you have NodeJS and npm installed.
  2. Install your dependencies

    cd path/to/feathers-chat
    npm install
  3. Start your app

    npm start


Simply run

npm test
and all your tests in the
directory will be run.


Feathers has a powerful command line interface. Here are a few things it can do:

$ npm install -g @feathersjs/cli          # Install Feathers CLI

$ feathers generate service # Generate a new Service $ feathers generate hook # Generate a new Hook $ feathers help # Show all commands


For more information on all the things you can do with Feathers visit

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