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Have added the logic for two very basic channel filters, (1) Live and (2) Posts.
These are not "channel selectors" per se because the channel is the same as far as our PubNub channel IDs are concerned, but the checkboxes will filter new messages when live (after the page has been initialized).
These filters will clear when the Live Chat page is initialized. This is by design while testing. In the future, I may add logic to save the check box preferences and have them load when the is initialized. But for now, I think best to test like this.
The only use case (for me) is to turn off the forum posts messages when in a busy Live Chat; but it's really not a problem (so far) but it might be when this new LC gets very busy in the future. My other possible use case would be if I was only interested monitoring forum posts updates and did not want to read the live chat messages; but I doubt I would ever filter these out as that's the part I enjoy the most so far.
I am still working on the kinks for Live Chat here at unix.com using a publish-subscribe API from PubNub. Two days ago while working on it, a new user joined the live chat and asked about how to post a new thread in the forum. Then today, one of the members of the PubNub team... (22 Replies)
A number of people have asked me to make some videos, so I just got my first condenser microphone and so I can make some amateurish screen casts. I will try to do better in the future.
A quick overview of PubNub Live Chat @unix.com
The video is best is you set the Quality to HD 1080. The... (0 Replies)