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node-irc

An easy to use IRC socket wrapper

node-irc

node-irc is a socket wrapper for the IRC protocol that extends Node.js' EventEmitter. node-irc aims to be an efficient, extremely easy to use IRC library used to build bots and clients.

Get started

Install node-irc with npm.

npm install node-irc

Import node-irc.

var ircClient = require('node-irc');

Pass in the server, port, nickname and fullname as parameters to the constructor.

var client = new ircClient('irc.freenode.net', 6667, 'SomeNick', 'SomeFullname');

Add an event handler for what to do When the server is ready, like joining a channel and say something weird.

client.on('ready', function () {
  client.join('#Node.js');
  client.say('#Node.js', 'I see node people fart.');
});

Connect to the server

client.connect()

More details

See samples and wiki