I'm configuring a self-hosted canvas lms install and need to add the chat feature. According to the documentation this is an external app developed by instructure. I seached in eduApps but doesnt appear available to install. Is the chat app open source??
In general, Mirrorfly is considered to be one of the top notch real time chat solutions to build a secure chat app via making use of WebRTC frameworks, Which you can integrate into any third-party web & mobile apps. You can host this solution of On Premises and cloud hosting.
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