You may be satisfied with IRC clients like Pidgin, Xchat, mIRC or any other, But now there is a reason for you to change that. Its the new web based IRC client “WAARTAA”. Its got a beautiful UI and appeals instantly to anyone who uses it.
“waartaa” is a hindi word which means to communicate, and its apt because its the reason why it was made.
Opensourced under the MIT Licence, this is one amazing project worth giving a try. It is very user friendly ,has a beautiful and bold user interface and very easy to join channels or even create your own IRC server.Being a web based IRC cliesnt as a service it facilitates centralized logging, idling functionality, unique identification across multiple clients.
The User Interface
Installation procedure as a local application can be found here.
The question that may arise is why another IRC client when there already exist so many of them?
Well, waartaa has a tons of things to offer that you may have wished were present in existing clients:
- while GUI clients work only for single machines, waartaa on a better infrastructure will ensure
that the user is always connected to IRC while it also captures IRC logs.
- It also preovides a central place to store all the chat logs
- No matter what device you login from to Waartaa, YOU are always YOU in the IRC and not some
YOU_, YOU__, etc. which means the it can identify you when you are logged in from multiple devices simultaneously.
- Being a web service, it runs flawlessly on the browser of any device making your experience comfortable
Sourcecode available HERE.
Installation tutorial and procedure for waartaa here.
Waartaa is not yet deployed and will soon be , but as of now you can run it locally as of now and try it out. The sourcecode and the setup instructions can be download from the github page.
So fork it and customize it as you want your client to look like. So do try it out, this might just be the thing you always wanted.