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Cherry is a
webchat engine wrote in
Golang. It brings the main functionalities that you need in a webchat server.
With this application you are able to serve a bunch of rooms from your machine just editing a configuration file in a specific language. So if you are interested you should read the documentation to learn how to master it.
SSL connections are supported.
How to build it?
You can use the standard
go build or you can use Hefesto.
Using go build
You need to setup your
GOPATH to the project root. Supposing that cherry repo was cloned under
just add this path to your
go build from inside the
After following all steps to put Hefesto to work on your system just move to
src subdirectory and invoke
inside. Something like:
If all worked a cherry binary was created under
Here you do not need to worry about
GOPATH issues because Hefesto's script handles it for you on each build task that you invoke (if needed).
How to run it?
This application works based on a configuration file (again: documentation).
You specify this configuration using the option
doctor@TARDIS:~/web/git-hub/rafael-santiago/cherry/bin# ./cherry --config=gallifrey-lounge.cherry
TARDIS has the
Gallifrey lounge opens only one room at the port 1008.
Doctor should access the entrace form served at: