ircb

IRC library which *I* like

npm install ircb
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ircb

Name courtesy of @isaacs.

An IRC library which I like.

Usage

Creating a client

var ircb = require('ircb');

var irc = ircb({
  host: 'irc.freenode.org',
  secure: true,
  nick: 'mycoolbot',
  username: 'mycoolbot',
  realName: 'mycoolbot',
  channels: ['#node.js'] // optional
}, function () {
  console.log('Connected');
  console.log('MOTD:\n');
  console.log(irc.motd);
});

Joining a channel

irc.join('#node.js', function (err) {
  if (err) throw err;
  console.log('Joined #node.js');
});

Saying stuff

To a channel

irc.say('#node.js', 'hello world');

To a person

irc.say('mmalecki', 'hello world');

Getting list of people from a channel

irc.names('#node.js', function (err, names) {
  if (err) throw err;
  console.log('There are ' + names.length + ' people in #node.js channel');
});
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