dnnCHAT V1.0.0 for DNN 7.1 using SignalR

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Downloads: 1243
Released: Sep 20, 2013
Updated: Oct 2, 2013 by christoc
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Release Notes

This module is based on SignalR, utilizing C#, and requires DNN 7.1.0+, it provide basic Chat Room functionality, allowing both Anonymous and logged in users to communicate in the Lobby, logged in users can also join Rooms.

This is an entirely new module, old instances of the DNN CHAT module should be removed before attempting to use this module (they most likely weren't working anyways).

Features
  • Chat logging in DotNetNuke Database using DAL2 (logs connections and all messages)
  • Ability for users to change their name in the chat window with /nick
  • Ability to create rooms with /join, or join existing rooms
  • Shows the number of connected chat users when in the room
  • Defaults anonymous users are named Anonymous# based on their number in the user queue
  • Uses Display Name if the a user is logged in to the DNN site
  • Strips all HTML from posts
  • Shows when a user connects or disconnects
  • Highlights messages that mention your "nick" in a different CSS class
  • Shows previous message history when you connect

REQUIRES .NET 4.5

Reviews for this release

     
Had a problem installing the module but upgrading to .Net Framework version 4.5 fixed the problem
by wbonekamp on Oct 3, 2013 at 9:28 AM