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Notable PHP package: PHP Secure Chat

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When you want to implement a chat system between users of your application or site, there is always the concern that the messages may be viewed by people that manage the site, or even by spies and secret services because messages may have to be stored in the server before delivering them to the other users in the chat.

One way to avoid this problem is to implement end to end cryptography. This means that messages are encrypted before sent from the origin user and only decrypted by the destination users.

This package provides a solution to implement such approach in PHP. It uses some JavaScript to encrypt messages before sending from the origin user browser using the Blowfish algorithm.

It uses a secret key that only the origin and destination users know about. This way messages may be securely stored on the server database to be able to deliver to the recipient later when he is not online, without the risk of a third party viewing the messages without knowing the secret password.

Read this article to learn more details about how this notable PHP package works.




The package PHP Secure Chat is one of the few PHP packages that was considered notable recently because it does something that is worth paying attention.

The basic purpose is: Chat box between users using encrypted messages

Here follows in more detail what it does:

This package implements chat box between users using encrypted messages.

It can output HTML and JavaScript to implement a chat box between users.

They use a commonly agreed password to encrypt the messages using BlowFish before they are sent to the server via AJAX.

The server stores the encrypted messages in a MySQL database before they are delivered and decrypted to other chat users with the same password.

Notable PHP packages can be often considered innovative. If this package is also innovative, it can be nominated to the PHP Innovation Award and the author may win prizes and recognition for sharing innovative packages.

If you also developed your own notable or innovative packages consider sharing them, so you can also earn more visibility for your package.



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