Communication is the center of application development. If you are an app developer, you must be aware that one of the many things that set your app apart from others is the in-app chat functionality. Also, building a custom feature-rich chat application according to your requirements from scratch is not a great option as you need to handle a lot of tasks. This is where chat SDKs and UI kits come to the rescue.
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By the end of this tutorial, you will have learned how to install CometChat dependencies, set up the configuration, and initialize it with our application ID.
Check out the complete video tutorial by Adrian Twarog below:
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- We also have a tutorial demonstrating how to build a custom iOS chat app with a pre-built UI kit for Swift.
About the Author
Swahani is a marketing specialist at CometChat, joining in May of 2021. She's interested in all things tech, with previous experience writing about the blockchain, data science, and analytics domains. Swahani received a B.Tech degree in Information Technology and Engineering from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University (Dr. BATU).