The inspiration from this project was trying to watch a fellow programmer try to explain how to set up screen/irssi to a non-technical person.
Should be something like this, once implemented:
Assuming you already have node.js, npm, and mongo, run:
$ npm install -g subway
Launch the web server
$ node bin/subway
Point your browser at
Should be about like this, once implemented:
Replace step 1 above with this:
$ git clone https://github.com/thedjpetersen/subway.git $ cd subway $ npm link
this should install dependencies, and link the git checkout to your global node_modules directory.
Discussion on the client takes place on the freenode channel #subway.
Subway is a combination of two projects that started independently with a similar technology stack and similar aims:
Its goals are twofold:
- Become the best web-based IRC client available
- Provide a really easy method of persistent IRC connections, available from any web browser
Major Subway contributors include:
- David Petersen, developer
- Aaron Kavlie, developer
- Jamie Soar, notification sounds
- Some icons by Yusuke Kamiyamane. All rights reserved. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Excepting third-party assets (licensed as specified in their respective files or directories), this project is covered by the MIT License:
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