Implement self-destructing messages in a Vue.js Chat app

Implement self-destructing messages in a Vue.js Chat app

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to build a chat app with Vue.js and Chatkit. You’ll learn how self-destructing messages work in Chatkit, and how to implement it in your application.

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to build a chat app with Vue.js and Chatkit. You’ll learn how self-destructing messages work in Chatkit, and how to implement it in your application.

Self-destructing messages are automatically erased from the chatroom after a short period of time as set by the user. This deletion happens on the all connected device, and on the Chatkit servers. No lasting record of the conversation is kept.

Here’s how the completed application will look like:

If you want to grab the complete code used in this article, head to this GitHub repository and follow the instructions in the README.md file.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of Vue.js and Node is required to complete this tutorial. You also need to have Node.js (version 8 or later) and npm installed on your computer. This page contains instructions on the installation procedure for Node.js.

Sign up for Chatkit

Create a new Chatkit account or sign into your existing account here. Once you are logged in, create a new Chatkit instance, then navigate to the Credentials tab to grab your Instance Locator and Secret Key.

Head over to the Console tab, and create a new user and a new room. You can follow the instructions on this page to learn how to do so. Once the room has been created, take note of the room ID as we’ll be using it later on.

Finally, head over to the ROLES tab and update the permissions under the default role to include room:update. I’ll explain why this step is necessary later on in the tutorial.

Set up the server

Create a new directory for this project, cd into it then run npm init -y from the root of the new directory to initialize your project with a package.json file.

Next, install all the dependencies we’ll be needing on the server with the following command:

    npm install express dotenv body-parser cors @pusher/chatkit-server --save


As soon as the dependencies have been installed, create a new .env file at the root of your project and add your Chatkit credentials into it.

    // .env

    PORT=5200
    CHATKIT_INSTANCE_LOCATOR=<your chatkit instance locator>
    CHATKIT_SECRET_KEY=<your chatkit secret key>


Next, create a new server.js file and paste in the following code into it:

    // server.js

    require('dotenv').config({ path: '.env' });

    const express = require('express');
    const bodyParser = require('body-parser');
    const cors = require('cors');
    const Chatkit = require('@pusher/chatkit-server');

    const app = express();

    const chatkit = new Chatkit.default({
      instanceLocator: process.env.CHATKIT_INSTANCE_LOCATOR,
      key: process.env.CHATKIT_SECRET_KEY,
    });

    app.use(cors());
    app.use(bodyParser.json());
    app.use(bodyParser.urlencoded({ extended: true }));

    app.post('/users', (req, res) => {
      const { userId } = req.body;

      chatkit
        .createUser({
          id: userId,
          name: userId,
        })
        .then(() => {
          res.sendStatus(201);
        })
        .catch(err => {
          if (err.error === 'services/chatkit/user_already_exists') {
            console.log(`User already exists: ${userId}`);
            res.sendStatus(200);
          } else {
            res.status(err.status).json(err);
          }
        });
    });

    app.post('/authenticate', (req, res) => {
      const authData = chatkit.authenticate({
        userId: req.query.user_id,
      });
      res.status(authData.status).send(authData.body);
    });

    app.post('/delete-message', (req, res) => {
      const { messageId, timer } = req.body;
      setTimeout(() => {
        chatkit.deleteMessage({
          id: messageId
        })
          .then(() => console.log('gone forever'))
          .catch(err => console.error(err))
      }, timer);
    });

    app.set('port', process.env.PORT || 5200);
    const server = app.listen(app.get('port'), () => {
      console.log(`Express running → PORT ${server.address().port}`);
    });

First, we import Chatkit from @pusher/chatkit-server, then we instantiate our Chatkit instance using the instance locator and secret key we added to .env in the previous step.

In the /users route, we take a userId and create a Chatkit user through our instance. The /authenticate route authenticates anyone who tries to connect to our instance, though it should be noted that we don’t actually try to do this in the above example.

The /delete-message route is where the destruction of messages will occur. It takes the message ID and a timeout in seconds, and deletes the message after the timeout elapses.

That’s all we need to do on the server. You can start the server by running node server.js to make it available on port 5200.

Set up the Vue.js application

We’ll be making use of Vue CLI to bootstrap the application frontend. Install it globally on your machine with the following command:

    npm install -g @vue/cli


Then use it to create a new Vue.js app in the root of your project directory. When prompted, use the default preset (babel, eslint).

    vue create client


Following that, cd into the client folder, and install the additional dependencies that we’ll be making use of on the frontend of the application including the Chatkit client SDK.

    npm install skeleton-css @pusher/chatkit-client axios --save


Once the dependencies have been installed, run npm run serve to start the development server on http://localhost:8080.

Add the application styles

Create a new App.css file in the client/src folder and update the styles for the app as follows:

    // client/src/App.css

    html {
      box-sizing: border-box;
    }

    *, *::before, *::after {
      box-sizing: inherit;
      margin: 0;
      padding: 0;
    }

    .App {
      text-align: center;
      overflow: hidden;
      width: 100vw;
      height: 100vh;
      display: flex;
    }

    svg {
      width: 28px;
      height: 28px;
    }

    input[type="text"]:focus {
      border: 1px solid #300d4f;
    }

    .message-form, .message-input {
      width: 100%;
      margin-bottom: 0;
    }

    .message-input {
      border-radius: 0;
      border: none;
      border-top: 1px solid #ccc;
      height: 50px;
      padding: 20px;
      font-size: 16px;
      background-color: #f6f6f6
    }

    .sidebar {
      width: 20%;
      background-color: darkcyan;
      height: 100%;
    }

    .sidebar ul {
      list-style: none;
    }

    .sidebar h3 {
      color: white;
      margin-bottom: 10px;
      text-align: left;
      padding: 10px 20px;
    }

    .preferences {
      padding-left: 20px;
      padding-right: 20px;
    }

    .right-sidebar select {
      width: 100%;
    }

    .join-chat form {
      display: flex;
      padding-left: 20px;
      padding-right: 20px;
    }

    .user {
      font-size: 22px;
      color: white;
      cursor: pointer;
      text-align: left;
      padding: 5px 20px;
      margin-bottom: 0;
      display: flex;
      align-items: center;
    }

    .presence {
      display: inline-block;
      width: 10px;
      height: 10px;
      background-color: #fff;
      margin-right: 10px;
      border-radius: 50%;
    }

    .presence.online {
      background-color: green;
    }

    .chat-window {
      width: 60%;
      height: 100%;
      display: flex;
      flex-direction: column;
    }

    .room-name {
      border-bottom: 1px solid #ccc;
      text-align: left;
      padding: 10px 20px;
      display: flex;
    }

    .room-name h3 {
      margin-bottom: 0;
    }

    .chat-session {
      flex-grow: 1;
      height: 100%;
      overflow-y: auto;
      padding: 10px;
      list-style: none;
      display: flex;
      flex-direction: column;
      justify-content: flex-end;
      margin-bottom: 0;
    }

    .status-message {
      text-align: center;
      font-style: italic;
    }
    .message {
      margin-bottom: 5px;
      padding-left: 10px;
    }

    .message span {
      display: block;
      text-align: left;
    }

    .user-id {
      font-weight: 700;
      font-size: 20px;
    }

Connect to Chatkit and send messages

Open up client/src/main.js in your text editor and change it to look like this:

    // client/src/main.js

    import Vue from 'vue';
    import App from './App.vue';

    import 'skeleton-css/css/normalize.css';
    import 'skeleton-css/css/skeleton.css';
    import './App.css';

    Vue.config.productionTip = false;

    new Vue({
      render: h => h(App),
    }).$mount('#app');

Then update client/src/App.vue as follows:

    <template>
      <div class="App">
        <aside class="sidebar left-sidebar">
          <section v-if="!currentUser" class="join-chat">
            <h3>Join Chat</h3>
            <form @submit.prevent="addUser">
              <input
                placeholder="Enter your username"
                type="text"
                name="userId"
                v-model="userId"
                />
            </form>
          </section>

          <section v-if="currentUser" class="room-users">
            <h3>Room Users</h3>
            <ul>
              <li v-for="user in roomUsers" :key="user.id" class="user">
                <span class="presence" :class="user.presence.state" />
                <span>{{ user.name }}</span>
              </li>
            </ul>
          </section>
        </aside>

        <section class="chat-window">
          <header class="room-name">
            <h3 v-if="currentRoom">{{ currentRoom.name }}</h3>
            <h3 v-else>Chat</h3>
          </header>
          <section class="chat-session">
            <div v-for="message in messages" :key="message.id">
              <div v-if="message.type" class="status-message">
                <span>{{ message.text }}</span>
              </div>
              <div v-else class="message">
                <span class="user-id">{{ message.senderId }}</span>
                <span>{{ message.text }}</span>
              </div>
            </div>
          </section>
          <form @submit.prevent="sendMessage" class="message-form">
            <input
              class="message-input"
              autofocus
              placeholder="Compose your message and hit ENTER to send"
              v-model="newMessage"
              :disabled="!currentUser"
              name="newMessage"
              />
          </form>
        </section>

        <aside class="sidebar right-sidebar"></aside>
      </div>
    </template>

    <script>
    import Chatkit from '@pusher/chatkit-client';
    import axios from 'axios';

    export default {
      name: 'app',
      data () {
        return {
          title: 'Chatkit',
          userId: '',
          currentUser: null,
          currentRoom: null,
          newMessage: '',
          messages: [],
          roomUsers: [],
          messageTimer: '0',
        }
      },
      methods: {
        addUser() {
          const { userId } = this;
          axios
            .post('http://localhost:5200/users', { userId })
            .then(() => {
              const tokenProvider = new Chatkit.TokenProvider({
                url: 'http://localhost:5200/authenticate',
              });

              const chatManager = new Chatkit.ChatManager({
                instanceLocator: '<your instance id>',
                userId,
                tokenProvider,
              });

              return chatManager
                .connect()
                .then(currentUser => {
                  this.currentUser = currentUser;
                  this.connectToRoom()
                });
            })
            .catch(console.error);
        },

        sendMessage() {
          const { newMessage, currentUser, currentRoom } = this;

          if (newMessage.trim() === '') return;

          currentUser.sendMessage({
            text: newMessage,
            roomId: `${currentRoom.id}`,
          });

          this.newMessage = '';
        },

        connectToRoom() {
          const { currentUser } = this;

          return currentUser
            .subscribeToRoom({
              roomId: '<your room id>',
              messageLimit: 100,
              hooks: {
                onMessage: message => {
                  const messages = [...this.messages, message];
                  this.messages = messages;
                },
                onPresenceChanged: () => {
                  const { currentRoom } = this;
                  this.roomUsers = currentRoom.users.sort(a => {
                    if (a.presence.state === 'online') return -1;

                    return 1;
                  });
                },
              },
            })
            .then(currentRoom => {
              this.currentRoom = currentRoom;
              this.roomUsers = currentRoom.users;
            });
        },
      }
    }
    </script>


Replace <your room id> and <your instance locator> as appropriate. Once a user joins our Chatkit instance, we get the currentUser object that represents the current connected user. Since Chatkit is “user-driven”, almost all interactions happen on the currentUser object.

We then connect the user to the room whose ID was provided in the subscribeToRoom method. This method also takes an onMessage hook which is called each time a new message is sent to the room. Because we specified the messageLimit to be 100, onMessage is also called retroactively for up to 100 most recent messages. This means the user will be able to see up to the 100 most recent messages after connecting to the room.

Similarly, the onPresenceChanged hook is fired whenever a member of the room comes online or goes offline so that we can show the correct status of the users in the sidebar and update it in realtime.

At this point, you should be able to connect to the chatroom and send messages to the room.

Self-destructing messages

We need to create a way for the user to opt into self destructing messages, and also select the amount of time before messages are destroyed.

Update your App.vue file as follows:

    // client/src/App.vue

    <template>
      <div class="App">
        <aside class="sidebar left-sidebar">
          <section v-if="!currentUser" class="join-chat">
            <h3>Join Chat</h3>
            <form @submit.prevent="addUser">
              <input
                placeholder="Enter your username"
                type="text"
                name="userId"
                v-model="userId"
                />
            </form>
          </section>

          <section v-if="currentUser" class="room-users">
            <h3>Room Users</h3>
            <ul>
              <li v-for="user in roomUsers" :key="user.id" class="user">
                <span class="presence" :class="user.presence.state" />
                <span>{{ user.name }}</span>
              </li>
            </ul>
          </section>
        </aside>

        <section class="chat-window">
          <header class="room-name">
            <h3 v-if="currentRoom">{{ currentRoom.name }}</h3>
            <h3 v-else>Chat</h3>
          </header>
          <section class="chat-session">
            <div v-for="message in messages" :key="message.id">
              <div v-if="message.type" class="status-message">
                <span>{{ message.text }}</span>
              </div>
              <div v-else class="message">
                <span class="user-id">{{ message.senderId }}</span>
                <span>{{ message.text }}</span>
              </div>
            </div>
          </section>
          <form @submit.prevent="sendMessage" class="message-form">
            <input
              class="message-input"
              autofocus
              placeholder="Compose your message and hit ENTER to send"
              v-model="newMessage"
              :disabled="!currentUser"
              name="newMessage"
              />
          </form>
        </section>

        <aside class="sidebar right-sidebar">
          <section v-if="currentUser" class="preferences">
            <h3>Self-destruct Timeout</h3>
            <select
              id="timeout"
              name="timeout"
              v-model="messageTimer"
              @change="updateMessageTimer"
              >
              <option value="0">Off</option>
              <option value="10000">10 seconds</option>
              <option value="20000">20 seconds</option>
              <option value="30000">30 seconds</option>
              <option value="60000">1 minute</option>
            </select>
          </section>
        </aside>
      </div>
    </template>

    // rest of the file


Next, update the addUser() method like this:

    // client/src/App.vue

        addUser() {
          const { userId } = this;
          axios
            .post('http://localhost:5200/users', { userId })
            .then(() => {
              const tokenProvider = new Chatkit.TokenProvider({
                url: 'http://localhost:5200/authenticate',
              });

              const chatManager = new Chatkit.ChatManager({
                instanceLocator: '<your chatkit instance locator>',
                userId,
                tokenProvider,
              });

              return chatManager
                .connect({
                  onRoomUpdated: room => {
                    const { messageTimer } = room.customData;
                    this.messageTimer = messageTimer;
                    this.showStatusMessage();
                  },
                })
                .then(currentUser => {
                  this.currentUser = currentUser;
                  this.connectToRoom()
                });
            })
            .catch(console.error);
        },


Then add the following methods below sendMessage():

    // client/src/App.vue

        updateMessageTimer(event) {
          const { value } = event.target;
          const { currentRoom, currentUser } = this;

          currentUser.updateRoom({
            roomId: currentRoom.id,
            customData: { messageTimer: value },
          });
        },

        showStatusMessage() {
          const { messageTimer, messages } = this;
          const text = `The disappearing message timeout has been set to ${messageTimer /
              1000} seconds`;

          const statusMessage = {
            id: `${Date.now() + Math.random()}`,
            text,
            type: 'status',
          };
          messages.push(statusMessage);

          this.messages = messages;
        },


Whenever the user updates the self-destruct timer, we update the room in updateMessageTime() and pass the current value of messageTimer to the room using the customData property which allows us to associate custom data with a room.

In the addUser() method, we add the onRoomUpdated connection hook which helps us display a message in the chat window that indicates the current self-destruct timeout.

When a self-destruct timer is set, all following messages will be deleted according to the set timeout leaving no trace in the chatroom or on Chatkit servers. Let’s make that happen by adding a new deleteMessage() method below showStatusMessage() in App.vue.

    // client/src/App.vue

        deleteMessage(id) {
          const { messageTimer } = this;
          axios
            .post('http://localhost:5200/delete-message', {
              messageId: id,
              timer: Number(messageTimer),
            })
            .catch(console.error);
        },


Then update the onMessage hook as follow:

    // client/src/App.vue

        connectToRoom() {
          const { currentUser } = this;

          return currentUser
            .subscribeToRoom({
              roomId: '<your room id>',
              messageLimit: 100,
              hooks: {
                onMessage: message => {
                  const messages = [...this.messages];
                  const index = messages.findIndex(item => item.id === message.id);
                  if (index !== -1) {
                    messages.splice(index, 1, message);
                  } else {
                    messages.push(message);
                  }

                  const { messageTimer } = this;
                  if (message.text !== 'DELETED' && messageTimer !== '0') {
                    this.deleteMessage(message.id);
                  }

                  this.messages = messages;
                },
                onPresenceChanged: () => {
                  const { currentRoom } = this;
                  this.roomUsers = currentRoom.users.sort(a => {
                    if (a.presence.state === 'online') return -1;

                    return 1;
                  });
                },
              },
            })
            .then(currentRoom => {
              this.currentRoom = currentRoom;
              this.roomUsers = currentRoom.users;
            });
        },


Once the message has been deleted from the room, Chatkit updates the message with a generic ‘DELETED’ text, and the onMessage hook will be triggered again. Instead of adding the deleted message again, we’ll just find the message in the messages array and simply update it to it’s latest value.

Wrap up

That concludes my tutorial. You can checkout other things Chatkit can do by viewing its extensive documentation. Don’t forget to grab the complete source code in this GitHub repository.

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In this article we will discuss full details and comparison of both Ember.js and Vue.js

JavaScript was initially created to work for web applications. But today they have become the favorite of mobile app developers. Most of the developers prefer to work with frameworks based on JavaScript. It simplifies coding. You can use JavaScript with almost any framework.

The use of a particular framework will decide how easy and fast it is to create the app. So, you must choose the best one suited for the app that you are planning to build. You must make a wise choice so that you benefit in the end. Among the crowded market, two of the frameworks stand out. We will make a comparison between Ember.js and Vue.js.

Why Do You Select A Particular Framework?

Before we start comparing the two frameworks, we should understand the factors that lead to the choice of a framework. Each developer chooses a framework before he or she goes to work on an app. Let us see the reasons for the selection.

● The codes must be easy to understand and transparent.

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● The framework should be compatible with the latest version of the browser.

● The framework has to fulfill the above conditions for easy construction of the app. You must ensure that the framework you choose meets the conditions.

Vue.js Explained

Developers are always looking at new frameworks to build their apps. The main requirements are speed and low cost. The framework should be easy to use by even new developers. You should be able to use it at low cost. Other considerations are about simple coding, proper documentation, etc.

Vue.js combines a lot of good when it comes to software language for web app development. The architecture of Vue.js is easy to put in use. The apps developed using Vue.js are easy to integrate with new apps.

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You can further decrease weight. With Vue.js you can separate the template-to-virtual DOM and compiler. You can only deploy the minified and zipped interpreter which is only 12 KB. You can compile the templates in your machine.

Another significant advantage of Vue.js is that it can integrate easily with existing applications created with JavaScript. It will make it easy for using this framework to make changes to applications already present.

Vue.js also integrates easily with other front-end libraries. You can plug in another library and make up for any deficiency in this framework. This feature makes this tool a versatile one.

Vue.js uses the method of rendering on the streaming-side server. You can render your component and get a readable stream. You can then send this to the HTTP server. It makes the server highly responsive. Your users will get the rendered content very quickly.

Vue.js is very SEO friendly. As the framework supports server-side rendering, the views are rendered directly on the server. The search engines list these.

But the most important thing for you is the ease with which you can learn Vue.js. The structure is elementary. Even new developers will find it easy to use it to build their apps. This framework helps in developing both small and large templates. It helps to save a lot of time.

You can go back and check your errors very easily. You can travel back and inspect all the states apart from testing your components. It is another important feature as far as any developer is concerned.

Vue.js also has very detailed documentation. It helps in writing your applications very quickly. You can build a web page or app with the basic knowledge of HTML or JavaScript.

● Vue.js has pure architecture. It helps in integration with other apps

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● You can separate the compiler and the template-to-virtual DOM.

● Due to smooth integration, you can use this to make changes to existing apps

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● As Vue.js uses streaming-side server rendering, your users can get quick responses.

● The server-side rendering also helps in being ranked higher by search engines.

● It has a simple structure. Easy to use for any new developer

● You can go back and check and correct your errors.

● You can check all the existing states.

● Detail documentation also helps build the web page or application very quickly.

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There is a very refined and developed control system for its platforms and tools. You can integrate it with the new version with the tools provided. There is strict guidance about avoiding outdated APIs.

You can understand Ember’s APIs easily. They are also easy to work. You can make use of highly complex functionalities simply and straightforwardly.

The performance is better as similar jobs are processed together. It creates batches of similar bindings and DOM updates to improve the performance. It means that the browser needs to process them in one go. It will avoid recomputing for each task, wasting a lot of time.

You can write the codes in a simple manner and modules. You can use any of Ember’s APIs. It is possible due to the presence of Promises everywhere.

Ember comes with a well-written guide. The API is recorded in a useful manner. It is a front-end framework that is loaded. Ember has a router, pipeline, services, etc. of its own.

The basis for views, controllers, models, and framework is the Ember Object Model. All components come from the same objects. The framework is firm and steady. The reason is that all elements have similar jobs and characteristics.

Ember has made the general application, organization, and structure clear so that you don’t make any mistakes. You will have no chance to complicate the application unnecessarily. If you have to go out of the defined limits, you will have to force your way out.

The language used for templating in Embers is Handlebars. This language helps Embers to keep its logic out of view. The clean syntax of Handlebars makes it easy for you to read and understand the templates. Handlebar templates are faster to load.

Another advantage you gain from Handlebar is that you don’t have to update your template every time you add or remove data from the page. It will be done automatically by the language itself.

A community that is continually improving the framework supports Ember. They are updating the framework with the latest technology. They also make sure that backward compatibility is possible.

● Ember.js is an open-source MVVM model framework suitable for complex multiple-page applications.

● It offers both the latest and old features.

● It has a very tightly structured framework which doesn’t offer much flexibility

● A very refined control system helps you to integrate with new versions without any problem.

● There is strict guidance about avoiding outdated API versions.

● Ember’s APIs help you to use complex functionalities in a simple manner

● There is no recomputing for each task as the framework allows the browser to do similar functions together.

● Promises allow you to write modular and straightforward code using any API of Ember.js.

● Ember.js is a fully loaded, front-end framework.

● The framework is stable because all components have the same functionalities and properties.

● It has well-defined limitations which will prevent your complicating your application

● Handlebars, the language used by Ember.js allows you to read and understand templates easily. It also helps to load the templates faster.

● Handlebars will ensure to update the template every time you add or remove data.

● Ember.js has an active community that updates the framework regularly and facilitates backward compatibility.

A Comparison Between Ember.js And Vue.js

This article intends to compare the features of both frameworks. Let us see how the characteristics of these frameworks compare. It will help you to make use of the right framework for your web application.

When you need a modern engine for an old application, it is Vue.js which will help you. It combines the best properties of other frameworks. Vue.js is a developing framework. A ready-to-use library of interface elements does not exist. However, many third-party libraries can help you.

Ember.js offers you a well-organized and trustworthy framework. When the development team is big, this is the framework that suits best. It allows everyone to understand the written code and contribute to a common project. The technology will be up-to-date, and the platform will be stable.

Vue.js can help you use the syntax of different kinds. It helps in writing the codes with ease. It is also an SEO friendly framework. Ember is a fully loaded front-end framework and can help you develop the applications very fast. But it is not suitable for developing small projects.

It is not easy to say this is better than that. It will depend on what kind of project you have undertaken. Both have their pluses and minuses. The below table will help in a better comparison.

Final Thoughts

It is not easy to conclude as to which is better. It all depends on the application that you want to develop. Both frameworks are developing. Both are getting updates. Both the communities are working on the frameworks.

While Vue.js is more comfortable for writing codes, Ember is a full-stack framework allowing the development of apps very fast. It is suitable for big projects. It is too complicated to be used for smaller projects.

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