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Project: bivouac, an HTML5 web chat with filesharing

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Some weeks ago I started working on a new open source software, called bivouac.

bivouac provides an open source software package which allows to easily setup and run web-based group chats with dead-simple file-sharing (drag a file into the chat, and it’s immediately available as a download for all chat members).

Besides these “feature goals”, my secondary goal is to learn how to architect JavaScript applications that are relatively complex, with domain-driven design and a strong separation of concerns in mind.

bivouac is written in JavaScript, for the Node.js platform. It’s hosted at