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What app can I use for quick chat with my users?

#1
Ive just moved all the Kanji Koohii feedback to Github's Issue system here. (anyone motivated just get to the README file and you' ll find the bleeding edge site =))

Now I realize I need a very simple CHAT GROUP kind of app or site so I can send some tests to people and ask how it works on their device.

This would complete the issue system very well .  

Needs:

- chat log so people don't need to reply in real time, and can see past chat
- I can paste links to issues  and  web pages for people to test things
- people can reply from their mobile device (mobile friendly)
- I can easily invite people to it  or people can easily  register on it

What would you suggest?

- I just heard about  "gitter" , is it good for that purpose?
- Does Github have something like that?

Thanks!!
Edited: 2017-01-16, 7:45 am
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#2
Discord or Slack are both easy, but are probably both overkill for this. Both have excellent mobile support and meet all of your requirements.
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#3
Thanks I'll check them out!

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Actually, Github authentication would be tops. If a user is willing to signup to github to post feedbakck, it'd be great that they can also use the same credentials on the chat app.

I see HIPCHAT and SLACK have integraton for github notifications.
Edited: 2017-01-16, 9:28 am
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#4
Okay Slack seemed a bit overkill in terms of upfront options.

Gitter is much less scary. Annoyed that the iOS app, as usual, doesn't seem as complete as desktop. So I can't see the Github issue's I link when I type #8 for example, but it shows them on desktop.

Here is the Gitter Kanji Koohii Feedback for anyone interested i nthe mobile / responsive update testing :

https://gitter.im/kanji-koohii/feedback


I recommend creating a Github account first since it's handy to post an issue, and then you can use the same account to join the chat room.

I'm off for the night.


PS: by the way I posted an update about a fun little CSS / SVG / VueJS project if someone wants to try.
Edited: 2017-01-16, 5:00 pm
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