Category Archives: IRC

Refactoring IRC client with MVVM and “MDI”

A screenshot of the first working window after refactoring the IRC client. I had to create my own MDI window in WPF as it doesn’t support it. Extra fun when it doesn’t support inherited user controls, but that wasn’t too difficult to solve. Just made a class to inherit MDI window and then programmatically added a user control… Read More »

MVVM (and my IRC client)

This post is a bit of a personal rant on whether or not to use MVVM. I’m comparing MVVM with my current architecture and try to look at a few pros and cons. Clearly MVVM is not optimal, but there might be parts to borrow. At the moment I’m doing some heavy refactoring of the IRC client I’m… Read More »

Help on IRC client

I’m working on an IRC client and looking for people to help… The client is currently functional, but missing a lot of GUI-stuff like channel bar, friends list and other neat functions. It’s written in C# with WPF GUI. All functionality is implemented through modules (.dll-files) and dynamically loaded after client has started. I’m looking for both beta… Read More »

History of IRC apps I've made

Throughout the years I’ve written a lot of IRC related programs as hobby projects. Here is a summary of what I can remember at least… mIRC IRC server (1996->1998?) When mIRC scripting got socket support back around 1996-1998(?) I wrote an IRC server in mIRC scripting. I remember it was surprisingly easy to use mIRC scripting for this.… Read More »

Nimbus.IRC

For the past 10 years I’ve been coding IRC clients on and off as sort of a hobby. Only a couple has been released in alpha, but I usually started redeveloping them from scratch at some point. And here we are again. Nimbus.IRC (originally Tedd.IRC) is the working name of yet another IRC client I’ve written. This time… Read More »