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Hubot

A customizable life embetterment robot

What is Hubot?

Hubot is a chat bot, modeled after GitHub's Campfire bot, hubot. He's pretty cool. He's extendable with old community scripts, or new community org and your own custom scripts, and can work on many different chat services.
Hubot is a tool in the ChatOps category of a tech stack.
Hubot is an open source tool with 16K GitHub stars and 3.8K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Hubot's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Hubot?

Companies
66 companies reportedly use Hubot in their tech stacks, including CircleCI, Vinted, and Oscar Health.

Developers
191 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Hubot.

Hubot Integrations

Mattermost, RocketChat, Zulip, Flowdock, and StackStorm are some of the popular tools that integrate with Hubot. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with Hubot.
Pros of Hubot
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Easy setup
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Extendable
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Slack integration
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Free
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HipChat integration
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Great adapters to popular chats

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Hubot's Features

  • We ship Hubot with a small group of core scripts: things like posting images, translating languages, and integrating with Google Maps
  • Open source, written in CoffeeScript on Node.js
  • Extensible
  • Standardized way to share scripts between everyone's robots

Hubot Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Hubot?
Botkit
It is an open source developer tool for building chat bots, apps and custom integrations for major messaging platforms.
Lita
Lita is a chat bot written in Ruby with persistent storage provided by Redis. It uses a plugin system to connect to different chat services and to provide new behavior. The plugin system uses the familiar tools of the Ruby ecosystem: RubyGems and Bundler.
Errbot
The main use is to make it easy for you to write your own plugins so you can make it do whatever you want: a deployment, retrieving some information online, trigger a tool via an API.
Sequel
It is a simple, flexible, and powerful SQL database access toolkit for Ruby. It includes a comprehensive ORM layer for mapping records to Ruby objects and handling associated records.
Slack
Imagine all your team communication in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. That’s Slack. All your messages. All your files. And everything from Twitter, Dropbox, Google Docs, Asana, Trello, GitHub and dozens of other services. All together.
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Hubot's Followers
216 developers follow Hubot to keep up with related blogs and decisions.