P2P Web RTC Voice Chat (Discord remake)

Peer to Peer voice chat app built with web sockets and peerjs ontop of node and WebRTC

Objectives

I created this project to learn more about the WebRTC protocol and peer to peer connections in browsers.The UI has a discord theme and gives users the option to chat with text or through their microphones aftergranting the browser access. Signaling is done via web sockets.

Technology stack

  • Front End: React with peerjs

  • socket-io

  • hark (for volume detection)

  • Back End: Express with peerjs and socket-io

Features

  • Voice chat

  • Users can be muted

  • Users can mute themselves

  • Usernames are highlighted when volume is coming from their mic

  • Text Chat

  • Users can send messages

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