Barry Frost

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Drift

Intercom-like marketing chat system

SuperScript

A dialog system and bot engine for creating human-like chat bots.

Emoji One

Open source emoji designed for the web.

Very Simple Pusher And ColdFusion Powered Chat

Flowdock

Team inbox and chat for dev teams - a bit like Campfire with social integration.

Grove

Hosted private IRC with a web interface. Integrates with services like GitHub or others via HTTP POST

Scamp

Ruby framework for writing Campfire bots

Uncovering hidden features of Campfire

Emoji and secret sounds to annoy and confuse your colleagues.

nodechat.js

Using node.js, backbone.js, socket.io, and redis to make a real time chat app

Use Gravatars in Propane

Add to ~Library/Application Support/Propane/unsupported in version 1.1.2 to see Gravatars against each user’s name in a chat room.

Redis in Practice: Who’s Online?

Using Redis sets to store a collection of user IDs for who’s online style functionality

ruby_bosh

XMPP BOSH session initialiser

Strophe

Javascript XMPP BOSH library - for writing IM clients in the browser

Activa Live Chat

Similar to Liveperson, but with a non-install front-end and a slick Flex interface

Facebook Chat

A write up of how FB’s chat works. Meaty server and programming requirements

Slapp: A simple chat wall Merb tutorial

Userplane Desktop

Cross-platform presence and notification system (in AIR)

JSJaC

Jabber/XMPP client library written in JavaScript. Can use BOSH or polling

Jabber::Simple

Ruby library for Jabber/XMPP

Pidgin

Multi-protocol IM client for Windows and *nix