Best Free IRC

16 Best Linux IRC Clients (Updated 2019)

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a form of real-time Internet text messaging (chat) or synchronous conferencing. IRC was born during summer 1988 when Jarkko Oikarinen wrote the first IRC client and server when he was working in the Department of Information Processing Science at the University of Oulu, Finland. This system enables millions of people around the world to communicate in real time. While IRC has lost some popularity, IRCv3 looks interesting with some advanced client features such as instant notifications, improved security and more.

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Nmap

Essential System Tools: Nmap – network security tool

This is the ninth in our series of articles highlighting essential system tools. These are small utilities, useful for system administrators as well as regular users of Linux based systems. The series examines both graphical and text based open source utilities. Nmap is widely regarded as the de facto standard tool for network exploration and security auditing.

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Web Delivery

Responsive Design and Fluid Grids with these Lightweight Frameworks

A framework for the quick development of websites is a structure of files and folders of standardized code (HTML, CSS, JS documents, and more) which can be used as a reference to help approach and resolve new problems of a similar nature. By providing a common structure, frameworks offer developers the opportunity to reuse code and avoid starting projects from scratch.

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