With this knowledge in hand, we’re all set to create a better text chat application. This one has shared objects for both a username (the person who typed the message) and the text itself. In this way, you can see who’s saying what as shown in Figure 4-6. Use Figure 4-6 as a guide to instance names and the placement of objects on the stage. Here are the classes and objects you’ll use:
Once you have all of the code in, test it with another user (or just open two browsers on your computer). This kind of application is useful for both a standalone real-time text chat or as part of another application as a chat module.
| DISCLAIMER: The content provided in this article is not warranted or guaranteed by Developer Shed, Inc. The content provided is intended for entertainment and/or educational purposes in order to introduce to the reader key ideas, concepts, and/or product reviews. As such it is incumbent upon the reader to employ real-world tactics for security and implementation of best practices. We are not liable for any negative consequences that may result from implementing any information covered in our articles or tutorials. If this is a hardware review, it is not recommended to open and/or modify your hardware. |