Ybot is erlang bot software inspired by Github hubot. It supports IRC and XMPP transports and is extensible with plugins. Plugins can be written with Python, Ruby, or shell. It supports IRC chat, XMPP multi user chat, and 37 signals Campfire chat. It can simultaneously run any number of bots on different transports.
Auto IRC Bot is an advanced, lightweight, modular, and easy-to-use IRC bot. It is easy to install and configure, and comes packaged with various modules. You can use its advanced, straightforward, and flexible API to make your own modules. Auto is IRCv3 compliant. It supports CertFP, SASL, IPv6, and SSL. It supports multiple networks and channels, and it uses a privilege system for permissions.
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Internet is a German introduction to the technical aspects of the Internet. This book explains both the low-level protocols IP, ICMP, TCP, and UDP and the high-level protocols SMTP, POP3, IMAP4, NNTP, HTTP, Gopher, FTP, IRC, DICT, Finger, Daytime, DNS, and Whois.
XChat-Ruby is a plugin for the XChat IRC client which allows scripts to be written in the Ruby programming language. Almost all of the XChat2 plugin API is supported through a strong OO interface. Dynamic loading and unloading of Ruby modules is supported, as well as interactively executing Ruby statements from within XChat.