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Creating a chat in Flash is easy using ElectroServer and MXML. If you are interested in creating multiplayer games, then first creating a simple chat application can help you learn the basic API calls used to communicate with ElectroServer. After building something like this you will have enough confidence to take the next step toward making a multilayer game!

At a high level you do the following to create a chat,

  • Download and install ElectroServer to get it running on your machine.
  • Create a new Flash project that uses the Flex Framework so that you can easily add UI components.
  • Add a few dozen lines of code to hook the ElectroServer API up to the UI.

This tutorial shows you how to create a chat step-by-step.

View the live chat example here.

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