I'm trying to create a simple-to-use java IRC applet, since the users will be mainly business personels, I need a really user friendly GUI.
The users probably wouldn't know how the IRC function, therefore buttons like "Create Room", "Private message user", etc needs to be created for commands like /query, /join. I also require a logging feature that would log all private and channel messages, perhaps creating a txt file in the server (usernick#channelName-date.log) or store in a database.
I'm not experienced in java programming that requires socket connections(?). Are there any (detailed)tutorials or suitable Open source chat applet that I could refer to? I've tried applets like PJIRC but there's just too many things and it's confusing.
Urgent. Thanks in advance.