Information on different types of online chats such as IRC chat, Java chat, Flash chat & HTML5 chat.
Chat Guide / Types of Chat:
Digichat, is a Java based chatroom software package created by DigiNet Inc, a company that closed down in the late 90's. The chat platform remained popular until Web Browsers began to stop supporting Java Applets.
Flash chats are types of chat rooms that use the "Adobe Flash®" technology. Flash® chats have fallen out of favor due to their technilogical limitations. Flash chats requires a plugin not included with many browsers which prevents them from loading Flash® content.
123flashchat.com stopped responding to support tickets in February of 2015 and abruptly shut down its website in October of 2016. The popular chat software company offered chatrooms in both flash and html5 to website owners for a monthly or one time licensing fee.
Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a protocol for real-time Internet text messaging (chat) or synchronous conferencing. It is mainly designed for group communication in discussion forums called channels but also allows one-to-one communication via private message and allows data transfers for file sharing. Wikipedia: (Internet Relay Chat)