A basic IRC client that connects to a specified server and then joins a channel. Handles limited IRC events such as JOIN, PART & PRIVMSG. Demonstrates a basic understanding on how to split the server response into readable information.
Also sends an IDENT response to the server on connecting which no other IRC example on planet source does. For any questions please contact email@example.com
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* Now updated. Quite a few methods are more aimed at beginners so i felt i let that get sloppy. A few slight adjustments.
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I released this because i felt all IRC client examples where to swamped in code to allow a new programmer to see the basics of how the connection works or that the connection did not even listen to the server it was connecting to. Current features are connecting, sending the IDENT response back to the server speeding up connection time, basic handling of evnts. This should allow any new programmer to quickly grasp how to handle IRC server events. Can also switch from how and client should look to RAW server data. One of the main reasons i left it so basic was because new programmers like to keep an existing project and work up from that. Copying and pasting is not programming but i feel a new programmer can keep this base and build up from that with out to much hassle or using an already written client.
The client can be viewed http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dg-rGFF9YQ8&context=C32ad497ADOEgsToPDskKqHB_Pk4SqI83hEyq FxjF2
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No, I have changed nothing. I use the server irc.gimp.ca When I click connect I get an error message with the content "Disconnected" I also use the correct port for and error because unfortunately I can not even find me ever since I've programmed IRC ICQ Uin for faster Talk : 5784468 (If this comment was disrespectful, please report it.)
What is the exception thrown? The server connects fine so it is some thing your end. Are you running a firewall? Or an AV that you can disable? This is likely the cause since you will need to add an exception since we send an IDENT. With no firewall windows will ask you to keep blocking or un block. But i bet your FW stops this.
Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for faster responses. (If this comment was disrespectful, please report it.)
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