Here’s a tutorial submitted by Nirav Bhatt demonstrating step-by-step how to create a video chat app. The tutorial uses OpenTok platform for the face-to-face video chat, and Parse for the back-end.
The tutorial is very complete (6000+ words!) and contains features such as a lobby displaying nearby users, and the ability to create and receive (or decline) calls.
This is an image representing the chat app built with the tutorial in action:
You can find the tutorial on Nirav Bhatt’s site here.
If you’ve thought about enhancing an app with some face-to-face communications you will want to check this out.
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