HipChat is definitely meant to be a standalone application, not as a backend service to be used by other 3rd party / external sites. The APIs are available to allow integrations between HipChat and other services, but aren't meant to supply the full backend chat system for other services.
Earlier this year we made the difficult decision to discontinue our team messaging tools, Stride and Hipchat. The end of life date for Stride and Hipchat Cloud is quickly approaching - February 15, 2...
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