Chapter 4. Building a Chatroulette

The best way to master MediaStream and PeerJS is by building real-world applications, which is what we will do in this chapter. A chatroulette is a website that pairs random site visitors together for webcam and text-based conversation. Discussing how to build a chatroulette will help us to study PeerJS and PeerServer in depth, as it requires us to integrate PeerServer with Express. We will also add media controls to our site in order to pause/resume local MediaStream and allow the user to choose their desired microphone/webcam, which will help us to study MediaStream even more in depth. We will be actually creating a chatroulette that only allows the users of a particular country to chat, which would require ...

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