MyChat

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MyChat

myChat is an open-source template for developing a React UI interfacing with OpenAI's GPT API. Please note: myChat is not directly linked with OpenAI. The project is ongoing yet safe to use. For assistance, don't hesitate to contact me

Overview

myChat is an open-source project modeled after ChatGPT. It provides a user-friendly interface for interacting with GPT-like LLMs via the OpenAI API. This project is not directly affiliated with OpenAI in any way. The project utilizes technologies such as Next.js, OpenAI LLMs, Tailwind CSS, Axios, NextAuth.js, MongoDB, Mongoose, Redis, and Crypto.

Features

  • User-friendly interface for interacting with GPT-like LLMs
  • Next.js framework for building server-side rendered and statically exported web applications
  • Integration with OpenAI LLMs for language modeling capabilities
  • Tailwind CSS for rapid UI development
  • Axios library for making HTTP requests in JavaScript
  • NextAuth.js for complete authentication solution in Next.js applications
  • MongoDB and Mongoose for storing user information
  • Redis for rate limiting in API routes
  • Crypto module for handling cryptographic operations

Installation

MongoDB Setup

  1. Download and install MongoDB directly on your local machine or choose an alternative setup method.
  2. Obtain the connection string for your MongoDB instance.
  3. Add the MongoDB connection string to the .env.local file.

Redis Setup

  1. Download and install Redis directly on your local machine or choose an alternative setup method.
  2. Obtain the connection string for your Redis instance.
  3. Add the Redis connection string to the .env.local file.

Project Installation

  1. Clone the repository or use GitHub's template feature.
  2. Navigate to the project directory.
  3. Install the project dependencies.
  4. Create a .env.local file in the project root and add the necessary environment variables.

Summary

myChat is an open-source project that allows users to interact with GPT-like LLMs via a user-friendly interface. It is built using Next.js and utilizes various technologies such as OpenAI LLMs, Tailwind CSS, Axios, NextAuth.js, MongoDB, Mongoose, Redis, and Crypto. The installation process involves setting up MongoDB and Redis, and then cloning the repository and installing dependencies.

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