One of the most impactful benefits of buying chat for your app rather than building chat from scratch is accelerated time to market. Experienced devs know that a basic messaging functionality can take months or even years to implement — and that’s not factoring in the long-term maintenance resources and chat scaling challenges once your app begins to add more users.
Using a chat API is an increasingly popular way devs are quickly adding messaging to their apps with impressive scaling potential: Apps built with the Stream Chat API, for example, can establish a robust messaging experience that can support millions of users in just a few weeks.
But I wanted to know: How fast could a senior developer integrate the Stream Chat API to build a messaging app?
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