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Yash Makan
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Building a Video Calling App using Python & Flask

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A basic WebRTC video audio chat app made using python Flask.

Create and join video chat rooms. The users connects to each other in a peer to peer mesh network using WebRTC. They share their audio and video directly with each other without going through a centralized server. However, a centralized server is needed to initiate the connections at first using a process called signaling. This, signaling server is made using Flask in python and data is shared between server and clients using SocketIO.

For demo & explaination visit: https://youtu.be/ZvG1-s7QmLs

Source code

Source Code is Available in the description box below in the video. So do check it out...

Installation

To run this on your machine, install the following:

Requirements:

  • python 3.x
  • Flask
  • Flask-SocketIO

Install requirements using pip:

pip install -r requirements.txt
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To start a server on localhost:

python server.py
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Medea

Woah this is cool!

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Yash Makan Author

Yeah! Thanks :)