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Hi everyone, hope you all are fine.
Dear all today i have a new problem, i want to develop chat application GUI based through socket programming.
I have little knowledge of Streams, Serialization, Socket programming etc . But i am failed ti find staring point , basically i have no idea is my how i start , please give me some idea .
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You can split the application is portions like: GUI front end, sockets backend, utilities or helpers etc. Then focus on each part separately.

You may want to check out the Java tutorial here for Swing(GUI) and networking (sockets) before you dive into the actual coding.

 
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Dear K. Tsang !
Can you tell me what kind of concept i need to develop chat application , actually i am student not professional , and i have read about streams , serialization and just one lecture on socket programming but i have craze to develop such applications , so before develop chat application i want to learn or read about topics that is necessary for chat application.
 
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Salman Mushtaq wrote:Dear K. Tsang !
Can you tell me what kind of concept i need to develop chat application , actually i am student not professional , and i have read about streams , serialization and just one lecture on socket programming but i have craze to develop such applications , so before develop chat application i want to learn or read about topics that is necessary for chat application.



You already know what topics is necessary. Refer to the tutorial link above and read about it. Start off with simple stuff, take the chat app apart piece by piece and develop each piece.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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