NetIRC2 is an easy-to-use .NET IRC client library. It supports all major features relevant to making a chat client or bot. It has full support for synchronization contexts. You can use it from a Windows Forms or WPF GUI thread and chat events will be automatically dispatched, allowing you to completely ignore multithreading. It uses byte arrays internally, so mixed encodings can be handled. The IrcClient class can even be used as a component in the Forms Designer. Because it speeds up connect times with some IRC servers, an Ident server is included as well.
CodingTeam is a software forge that is lightweight and extensible. It provides a lot of collaborative tools. With this software forge, projects can benefit from basic features (such as screenshots, downloads, uploads, and news), communication features (such as chatrooms, forums, the OpenForge API, and Jabber/XMPP integration), and development features (such as a VCS code browser, a bug tracker, SVG statistics, timeline, and roadmap). Also provided are community tools (project browsing, tag clouds, notepad, and user profiles).
JTelIRC is an advanced IRC framework for Java. It is mainly intended for writing automated clients ("bots"), but may be used for normal clients as well. It provides an intuitive and well documented Java interface to IRC and makes it extremely easy to write advanced clients quickly.
FleaIM is a Web-based MSN messenger clone. It can be used to register, sign in, automatically login. You can use it to modify your profile, state, and signature. It can send and receive messages, flash, and face icons. It can search, add, block, remove, and sort contacts. You can use it to view and download chatting history. It supports sound notifications for incoming messages, contact logging, etc. It can also maintain contact groups.
python-jabberbot is a Jabber bot framework for Python that makes it easy to write simple Jabber bots. One can use these Jabber bots to provide information about running systems, to make Web sites interact with Jabber-enabled visitors, or notify the bot owner about updates or changes that are monitored with custom Python scripts.
Vayala is a multi-purpose chat client for developers. It offers a platform and an easy to use Eclipse plugin. Based on multicast technology, each client is automatically connected to one chat client network without a central server or much configuration or installation effort. You add the Eclipse view, and you are connected to your colleagues. In addition to basic chat functionality, you can also exchange files, graphics, and much more.