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Sams Teach Yourself Basecamp in 10 Minutes by Patrice-Anne Rutledge

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Lesson 12. Working with Chat Functionality

In this lesson, you learn how to participate in group chats on Basecamp by integrating with the Campfire real-time chat application.

Understanding Basecamp’s Chat Functionality

Basecamp enables you to hold group chats with your project team members using Campfire (www.campfirenow.com), the real-time chat application developed by Basecamp’s parent company, 37signals.

Basecamp requires a Campfire account to use the chat feature, but only one person needs to sign up for Campfire, not each individual project team member. It’s recommended that this person is the account owner or administrator who has access to all your Basecamp projects.

Anyone who has access to your Basecamp system can participate in chats ...

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