Flock 2016

This year, Flock took place in Krakow, Poland from Aug 2 - Aug 5, 2016. I reached at Krakow on July 31, 2016. Day 0 Next day, we met other attendees who started coming down from various places. In the afternoon, we went out for a city tour, visited Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory, had lunch and returned back to the hotel. In the evening, we headed out to a nearby mall to have dinner with fellow attendees....

August 13, 2016 · Ratnadeep Debnath

Storing IRC logs for Fedora Hubs

We have started working to power realtime IRC chat on Fedora Hubs pages, using Waartaa. We plan to load the Waartaa chat widget as an <iframe> inside Fedora Hubs. The user story we are looking forward to create is as follows. A user logs in to Fedora Hubs using his FAS account. He then creates a network connection to IRC and connects to the IRC server. Under the hood, it will run an ircb bot for the user’s IRC connection in waartaa....

April 21, 2016 · Ratnadeep Debnath

ircb 0.1.1 released!

Today, ircb gets 0.1.1 release. It’s a minor release with some bugfixes post 0.1 release: Fix handling nick AWAY command Fixes around SSL options in networks create CLI. make –ssl option of flag type make –ssl-verify option of Choice type We’re now gearing up for our upcoming 0.2 release. Don’t forget to check it out, if you want to be part of the action.

January 1, 2016 · Ratnadeep Debnath

ircb 0.1 released!

ircb gets it’s initial 0.1 release! ircb is a versatile IRC Bouncer, made for scale. It was born out of our sheer requirements for a better IRC bouncer when hosting the demo instance of waartaa. A bouncer that: scales to multiple hosts, to overcome connection limitations put by IRC servers on a single host accepts multiple simultaneous client connections for the same IRC connection A sane API to control it has awesome dashboard and analytics, built in We plan to ship ircb as a standalone, consumable product....

December 20, 2015 · Ratnadeep Debnath

Say hello to Waartaa

What is Waartaa? Waartaa or wārtā is a word in Hindi: वार्ता, which means to communicate. And that’s what waartaa is for. Waartaa is a web based IRC client as a service and it facilitates centralized logging, idling functionality, unique identification across multiple clients and a rich UI for awesome user experience. Waartaa is open sourced under MIT License. The source is at https://github.com/waartaa/waartaa/ .You can download, fork, customize and setup Waartaa as a service anywhere, be it a single user laptop/desktop, server for your self and your friends....

December 10, 2013 · Ratnadeep Debnath