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.
Free Electron is a C++ framework facilitating reuse and integration for R&D projects such as simulation, AI, and visual effects. The core systems include dynamic plugins, a strong component model, and a fast runtime database. All these systems are highly extensible. Integration has been demonstrated with Alembic, Armadillo, Boost, DevIL, GraphViz, Houdini, JSON, Lua, Maya, ODE, OpenAL, OpenGL, OpenImageIO, OpenMP, OSG, PCRE, RakNet, SDL (image and joy), TBB, TIFF, OpenVDB, X11/GDI, and XML. General operators built with this framework can be used in Houdini and Maya (etc.) without any direct dependencies on those environments (each has a custom meta-plugin which interfaces the APIs). Builds are done with Python scripts (simple at the module level, like Jam, but in Python), and supports distcc, ccache, and gch files.