Basic Broadcaster (bb) allows you to transfer text messages simply from one computer to another on a LAN. The messages are broadcast in the LAN and and can be received by each machine running bb. No setup is required other than starting the application. The messages are transmitted as plain text, and no encryption is done. The broadcasts can only be sent to machines on the same subnet as the sending machine, and will not be forwarded by routers to the Internet.
dxirc is a easy-to-use yet capable cross-platform IRC client. Among its notable features are flexible configuration, a fully customizable look independent of system-wide settings, multiple server support with optional automated joining of selected channels, and the ability to connect via SSL.
CodingTeam is a software forge that is lightweight and extensible. It provides a lot of collaborative tools. With this software forge, projects can benefit from basic features (such as screenshots, downloads, uploads, and news), communication features (such as chatrooms, forums, the OpenForge API, and Jabber/XMPP integration), and development features (such as a VCS code browser, a bug tracker, SVG statistics, timeline, and roadmap). Also provided are community tools (project browsing, tag clouds, notepad, and user profiles).