Node.js makes writing IRC-related programs
straightforward and super-efficient, thanks to its evented networking.
Therefore it isn’t surprising that a lot of projects have appeared
discovered the following projects.
IRC Daemon Demo
This IRC daemon demo
presented at jsconf.eu/2009 demonstrates how to build a server. It has
simple prototypal classes for channels and users, and parses IRC
commands using a regex and a
switch. It also uses node’s
nodelog is an IRC logger. This
bot. The client code is clear and reusable. The
demonstrates how to use the
irccat-nodejs is based on
irccat which allows you to send
messages to IRC using HTTP or a TCP socket. The client code is again
egret is a command-line IRC client.
The base code uses node’s TCP sockets and a hash to interpret IRC
commands into English.
nodejs.irc is an IRC bot. It’s not finished yet, but the code is separated out and easy to follow.
aoibot is similar to nodejs.irc,
but it looks like the finished product will be less generic. Again, it’s
unfinished, so I expect the author still has a lot of ideas and work to