Posted on Feb 2nd, 2018 at 12:41:47 PM EST by Matt
Google announced that Chrome Apps would be removed from Windows, Mac, and Linux versions of Chrome ... Google has shut down the "app" section of the Chrome Web Store for those platforms, meaning you can't install Chrome Apps anymore.

That's it -- it's the end. The mighty Google has decided apps aren't of value anymore. So I'm left with all this code I've written, and I need to find a way to apply it, but for now it's being stored away.

I apologize. I didn't want to end this project but without Google's app framework our only option is to use electron, and nobody wants to use electron. So the project is offically closed.

I'm sure I'll find something else to waste time with. To everyone who helped with this project: thank you!.

Posted on Oct 10th, 2017 at 8:35:25 PM EDT by Matt

I'm talking about DCC over IRC. Sure back in the day when we dialed directly in to the internet it worked great, back when we where sitting directly behind our IP. Now everybody is behind a home router and we're in the process of adopting IPv6.

Ask yourself this: when was the last time you actually used DCC? It's been forever right? That's because we don't need it anymore. We have plenty of online file sharing services that work far better,

Taking the above into account, I have decided to not include DCC support in my up coming IRC client. It's time for us to move on to better things.

Below is a list of free file sharing services you can use in place of DCC.

  • Dropbox
  • Google Drive
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Amazon Drive

Posted on Sep 9nd, 2017 at 1:06:20 PM EDT by Matt

Byrd IRC client is no longer being activly developed. I have since began work on a new client to replace it, which will be available soon.

The main reason for this is embarrassment really. I started the client back when I wasn't very proficient with JavaScript. The code base is old and ugly, and I want something I can make open source.

The client I'm currently working on, which will be called Burd (with a u) is an open source project that is being designed to be highly portable. This means it can be ported to other platforms like node.js.

I will leave Byrd on the Chrome Web Store, but I do not plan to add any new features. I will fix security issues so if you find any email them to me.

And of course here's a preview of whats to come:

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