Zulip to IRC

I use IRC:
Slack looks a lot like a pretty IRC client:

Or it's at least the same idea.
Reality, Day 1
Reality, Day 2
Reality, Day 3
Reality, Day 3/4
Future options
Things I found helpful
So many things! ask me about if you have questions about anything, like:

perl, daemons, forking, web requests, getopts, config files,
logging, irc, regexes, permissions, buffering, pidfiles,
init scripts, markup, strace, curl, bash