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Kitteh IRC Client Library

The Kitteh IRC Client Library (KICL) is a powerful, modern Java IRC library built with NIO using the Netty library to maximize performance and scalability.

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Minimal example

import net.engio.mbassy.listener.Handler;

import org.kitteh.irc.client.library.Client;
import org.kitteh.irc.client.library.event.channel.ChannelJoinEvent;

public class Example {
    public static class Listener {
        @Handler
        public void onUserJoinChannel(ChannelJoinEvent event) {
            if (event.getClient().isUser(event.getUser())) { // It's me!
                event.getChannel().sendMessage("Hello world! Kitteh's here for cuddles.");
                return;
            }
            // It's not me!
            event.getChannel().sendMessage("Welcome, " + event.getUser().getNick() + "! :3");
        }
    }

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        Client client = Client.builder().nick("Kitteh").server().host("127.0.0.1").then().buildAndConnect();
        client.getEventManager().registerEventListener(new Listener());
        client.addChannel("#kicl");
    }
}

Adding the dependency

<dependency>
    <groupId>org.kitteh.irc</groupId>
    <artifactId>client-lib</artifactId>
    <version>7.4.0</version>
</dependency>
implementation "org.kitteh.irc:client-lib:7.4.0"

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Branches

master branch tracks releases and may occasionally contain bug fixes or JavaDoc changes prior to release.

next branch contains code for upcoming releases and is always working toward the next major or minor release.

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