O'Reilly Network: Top Ten Tricks and Tips for New IRC Users
O'Reilly Network: Top Ten Tricks and Tips for New IRC Users:
Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is an often overlooked medium of communication. I've been using IRC for several years and have found it to be a great way to collaborate and interact with other people, wherever they may be.
If you're used to traditional peer-to-peer chat systems, you may at first feel rather daunted by the unfamiliar look and feel of IRC. Once you're able to gloss over this, you will start to appreciate the true power of IRC and maybe even adopt it as your preferred chat medium.
Here is my top ten list of tips and tricks that will give you a good start on the road to becoming an everyday IRC user.