Some weeks ago I was asked by a customer to implement a bot on an IRC channel. Did some research about this topic and stumbled on the github hubot.

The installation on a dedicated server running CentOS 6, using the irc adapter isn't hard. By following those steps you can easily start your own bot on a specified IRC channel.

You need some pre installed packages:

# yum install openssl openssl-devel openssl-static crypto-utils expat expat-devel gcc-c++ git

After installed those pre requirements nodejs is the next service we need. You can install the newest version using rpm packages you can find …