This tutorial will guide you through creating a simple chat app using the flexible PubNub SDK: Sending and receiving chat messages, member presence and looking up past messages

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In this getting started tutorial you will develop an in-app chat application using the PubNub SDK and backed by PubNub's reliable and scalable architecture:

  • Send and receive chat messages between instances of the app

  • Monitor the online / offline status of chat participants

  • Look up past messages

  • Set a friendly name for the app instance

  • Storage and retrieval of the friendly name using PubNub's serverless storage (App Context)