Join us on IRC
IRC stands for Internet Relay Chat and was the standard text-based communication protocol before various instant messengers like MSN Messenger, GTalk, or Skype were developed.
Many skilled computer users communicate via IRC because it offers them real-time asynchronous communication that isn’t scrutinized by a large corporate entity and it doesn’t lock them in into a single client
We, the CoderDojo Slovenia team, too use IRC for communication purposes!
Join us on IRC, that is, on:
irc://chat.freenode.org:7000/#coderdojo.si \_/ \_______________/ \__/ \___________/ | | | | protocol server port channel
You can set up to autojoin #coderdojo.si in your favorite IRC client, such as multi-protocol Pidgin or similar:
You can check the room out online, but we strongly advise setting it up in a standalone client.
You can even connect to IRC through
Telnet is a simple network protocol
(and corresponding command-line utility)
that passes text streams between client and server.
The program can thus be used to model several more complex protocols (e.g.
Connect to #coderdojo.si also through
The points for this task are only awarded when you have been seen lurking in the channel relatively frequently for at least month, and/or you show above-average activity in the channel, and/or you significantly contribute to the channel in some other way, like help with the channel’s bot.