Rocket.Chat is am impressive Open Source Web Chat Platform, with a huge amount of features:
Clients: Facebook Messenger, Twillio, Twitter, WebSocket :)
Manet is a REST API server which allows capturing screenshots of websites using various parameters. It is a good way to make sure that your websites are responsive or to make thumbnails.
A Real Time Chat Application built using Node.js, Express, Mongoose, Socket.io, Passport, & Redis.
iFramely offers a hosted and open source solution to serve your own HTTP API for responsive web embeds using Node.js.
“The API covers well over 1800 domains through 200 custom domain plugins and generic parsers for oEmbed, Open Graph and Twitter Cards…”
iFramely How To host your own
Log.io provides real-time log monitoring in your browser (node.js + socket.io).
“Harvesters watch log files for changes, send new log messages to the server via TCP, which broadcasts to web clients via socket.io.
Log streams are defined by mapping file paths to a stream name in harvester configuration.
Users browse streams and nodes in the web UI, and activate (stream, node) pairs to view and search log messages in screen widgets.”
It does not have to be Slack all the time. Sometimes a self hosted open solution, is far more suited for the task ahead.
“Let’s Chat is a persistent messaging application that runs on Node.js and MongoDB. It’s designed to be easily deployable and fits well with small, intimate teams.”
These days its all about the Bots. Slack is everywhere, its build on top of the IRC protocol and allows you to use Bots as well.
Last week I updated my own little IRC universe and looked at some of the new fresh IRC bot projects.
Nibblr @ GitHub
Simple Node.JS solution to post incoming emails to a channel at Slack.
“Grunticon is a Grunt.js task that makes it easy to use SVGs (Scalable Vector Graphics) for crisp, resolution independent icons, logos, illustrations and background images. SVGs aren’t supported everywhere so Grunticon auto-generates bitmap (PNG) fallback images and loads the right format for compatibility with pretty much any browser.”