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We need to integrate a chat solution in our app. What do you recommend?

Rubén Martín Pozo
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We are looking for a chat solution for our app. We are currently evaluating the following products:

Do you have any experience with these frameworks that you can share with us? Would you recommend any others? I'll be extending this post with our experience and findings


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Daniel Miranda • Edited

We recently integrated TalkJS into our web app. I personally worked a lot with it and it has a nice API, straight forward concepts, dashboard to see the conversations and different pricing levels. It comes with UI components that you integrate into your app and get going. I have a good concept of it.

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parthiba • Edited

Hi @rmarpozo You can try CONTUS MirrorFly Chat Solution . CONTUS MirrorFly is a customizable chat solution for enterprises to build or integrate diverse communication possibilities (Messaging, video, & voice calling) into the web & mobile applications.The solution offers customizable messaging APIs & SDKs to integrate communication within the application. CONTUS MirrorFly offers flexible hosting possibilities such as on-premises & on-cloud with scalable infrastructure. The messaging solution supports 40+ sectors

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Phil Nash

Thanks @nektro !

Hi @rmarpozo , I'm a developer evangelist at Twilio. Would be happy to answer any questions you have about Chat and help you get started with it. Just let me know!

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Rubén Martín Pozo Author

Hi, we really like your chat API but we don't find any UI for it. We wouldn't like to have to build the UI from scratch. We've heard something about Twilio Frame but we don't quite understand how it will help creating a chat UI.


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Phil Nash

Twilio Frame was intended to be a UI for Chat, however it ended up superseded by Twilio Flex.

Right now, outside of Flex, we don't provide prebuilt UIs.

I did recently write up how to use the Kendo conversational UI to build a chat with Twilio Chat which you might be interested in?