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Tutorial: Use Gifted Chat UI with React Native

Create a React Native Chat App with Gifted Chat

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Product Comparison: Stream vs. SendBird

Chat and messaging are critical components for application success. When searching for a provider to enable in-app messaging, you might compare Stream Chat with SendBird. SendBird is a highly funded, feature-rich chat application that is priced as if they are the only provider in the market. Althoug…

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Create a Chat App with Vue.js and Stream

When building a chat application, your head tends to spin in terms of what functionality you need. When building in-house, this process can turn into a nightmare.Thankfully, there are companies out there such as Stream that provide chat as a service as an API. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to …

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Use Stream Chat's Real Time Messaging API with Amazon Translate

Is your chat going global? Worry less about the language barrier with Amazon Translate paired with Stream Chat. When powering a chat product in a global environment, multilingual support should be top-of-mind. Doing so allows you to ensure that the communication barrier between yourself and the user…

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Product Comparison: Stream vs. Pusher

When searching for a provider to enable in-app messaging, you might compare Chat by Stream with Pusher’s Chatkit.

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Adding Chatbots to Your Stream Chat App Using Google’s Dialogflow

Most tasks are repetitive and time-consuming. What if we could use a bot to help in doing the tasks instead? This will hugely increase productivity. Chatbots are fantastic for this.  In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through steps to adding a chatbot to your Stream Chat app using Dialogflow and Vue. A…

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Product Comparison: Stream vs. Layer

Update: Layer is shutting down their API by October 31st. Read about how to migrate from Layer and read our own thoughts about it. Chat and messaging are critical components to application success. When searching for a provider to enable in-app messaging, you might compare Chat by Stream with Layer’…

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React Native Chat App Tutorial

The other week, I set out to write a tutorial on how to integrate Stream Chat in React Native. It wasn’t long before I started adding other dependencies such as Gifted Chat for the UI and Serverless for token generation server-side. I even had a bit of fun by integrating an autoresponder with facts …

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Stream Roadmap – May 2019

It’s been an exciting period for Stream with the launch of Chat and the activity feed components for iOS/Swift. Here’s what’s next on the roadmap: AI-powered moderation for chat and activity feeds Android native for activity feeds Android & iOS native for chat Push for activity feeds Follow/Followin…

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Android & iOS Push Notifications with Stream Chat and React Native

The Stream Chat API allows you to quickly and easily build powerful Android chat applications and features — from a simple one to one messenger to building a full-scale Slack-like community. Stream Chat also supports Push Notifications out of the box and implementing them into your own React Native …