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February 26, 2024

Integrate Chat in Your App with CometChat & Bravo

Learn how to enhance your app with CometChat's seamless messaging and call features using Bravo. Our guide covers everything from setup to launch, ensuring a smooth integration process for developers looking to elevate user engagement.
Sharon Biggar
Sharon Biggar


Are you thinking about creating an app?  Have you considered chat functionality?

Building an app with chat is no longer complex and expensive.  Bravo and Cometchat make this easy for you.  Bravo is an app development platform that allows you to quickly and easily transform a Figma design into a published app.  CometChat is a service that seamlessly adds messaging, voice and video calling to that app.  Together it's a powerful combination. 

This blog guides you through the process of creating an app with chat using Bravo and Cometchat.  Whether you're building a social network, an e-commerce platform, or a collaborative tool, building your app with Bravo and incorporating CometChat means your app has a high-design quality, is beautiful to look at, easy to use, social, fun and engaging.  And if you dont believe us, check out what the team at Capila have done with their hair-restoration app below. 

Understanding CometChat

CometChat is a premier chat API and SDK provider.  It simplifies the app development process by offering a wide array of customizable communication features, from text chats to group conversations and multimedia sharing. 

The key benefits of using CometChat are:

  • Ease of Integration: CometChat simplifies the addition of chat functionalities into apps with its user-friendly APIs and SDKs, enabling quick and easy integration.
  • Customizable Features: It offers a wide array of customizable options, from text chats to multimedia sharing and video calls, allowing for personalized user experiences.
  • Cross-Platform Support: With SDKs for iOS, Android, and web, CometChat ensures a consistent and seamless experience across all devices.
  • Scalability: Designed to accommodate growth, CometChat supports scaling up to handle more users and messages without sacrificing performance.
  • Real-Time Communication: Enables instant messaging and calling features within apps, crucial for increasing user engagement and retention.

Understanding Bravo

Bravo Studio is a premier, design-first, app development platform.  With Bravo, users can transform design files into fully functional apps quickly and easily. Bravo allows creators to import designs from tools like Figma and Adobe XD, and effortlessly add native mobile features, animations, and more, bridging the gap between design and development, and creating high-quality, published apps in days, not weeks. 
The key benefits of using Bravo Studio are:

  • Seamless Design-to-App Conversion: Bravo Studio effortlessly transforms design files from Figma and Adobe XD into functional mobile apps, simplifying the app creation process.
  • Native App Features Integration: It enables the addition of native mobile functionalities to apps, offering a superior user experience that leverages the full potential of the device.
  • Rapid Prototyping and Testing: With Bravo Studio, developers can quickly prototype and test their apps in real time on actual devices, accelerating the design iteration and validation process.
  • Easy Integration with Third-Party Services: Bravo Studio supports seamless integration with a wide range of external APIs and services, including databases, authentication, making it easier to build complex and feature-rich applications.
  • Continuous Updates and Community Support: Bravo Studio frequently updates its platform to support the latest design and technology trends, backed by a robust community offering insights, support, and shared resources to enhance the development experience.

Case Study: Capila app

The Capila hair restoration app was built leveraging the innovative platforms of Bravo Studio and CometChat, harnessing the strengths of each to create a seamless and interactive mobile application experience. 

Bravo Studio, renowned for transforming Figma designs into fully functional native apps without coding, offered the foundation for Capila's intuitive and user-friendly interface​​​​​​. This app development platform allowed the Capila team to rapidly iterate the app's design and functionality, significantly speeding up the development process and enabling a design-first approach that ensures the final product is both aesthetically pleasing and highly functional.

On the other hand, CometChat's SDKs and APIs provided the robust in-app messaging and real-time communication capabilities essential for the Capila app​​​​​​. The integration of this functionality helps the user to feel supported in real-time through their hair transplant journey with real-time chat consultations and support. 

By combining Bravo Studio's rapid prototyping and app development capabilities with CometChat's advanced communication tools, the Capila hair restoration app exemplifies how modern technologies can be combined rapidly to create innovative health and wellness solutions that are both effective and accessible. 


In conclusion, integrating chat functionality into your app increases retention and creates a highly engaging and sticky user-experience.  And its not hard!  With CometChat and Bravo Studios you can now do this quickly and easily.

Check out what the team at Capila did with their app.  The Capila hair restoration app serves as a prime illustration of how combining Bravo Studio's design-first app development platform combined with CometChat's extensive communication functionalities can result in a product that is not only visually appealing but also rich in features​​​​. Nice job Capila!

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